Thursday 22nd February 2018,
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LaVar Ball Claims Lonzo will Eventually Leave LA If Lakers Don’t Sign LiAngelo and LaMelo

LaVar Ball Claims Lonzo will Eventually Leave LA If Lakers Don’t Sign LiAngelo and LaMelo

LaVar Ball continues to stay LaVar Ball. And the latest in LaVar Ball is, mind you, very LaVar Ball. As relayed to us by Lithuanian basketball reporter Donatas Urbonas (h/t SI.com), LaVar now claims rookie Lonzo Ball will eventually leave the Los Angeles Lakers if they don’t sign his other two sons, LiAngelo and LaMelo: [...]

February 13, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Chris Eubank Jr. vs. George Groves

Chris Eubank Jr. vs. George Groves

The super middleweight division has lacked a strong identity since the era when it was dominated by Andre Ward, nearly a decade ago. Between 2009 and 2011, Ward cleaned out the division through the historic Showtime Super Six tournament. During that two-year run he established his greatness by easily handling the like of Carl Froch, [...]

February 12, 2018 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Kobe Bryant Says He Would Have Followed Colin Kaepernick’s Lead If He Were Still in NBA

Kobe Bryant Says He Would Have Followed Colin Kaepernick’s Lead If He Were Still in NBA

If Kobe Bryant was still in the NBA, he would not, it seems, be standing for the National Anthem. That, or he’d be finding some sort of other way to follow Colin Kaepernick’s lead. Speaking with The Undefeated’s Jemele Hill, Bryant said he would have absolutely followed in the footsteps of the former San Francisco [...]

February 12, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Oh, Good Lord! Mayweather-McGregor II?!?

Oh, Good Lord! Mayweather-McGregor II?!?

The great American writer and cynic H.L. Mencken famously observed: “Nobody ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the American public.” We got a great demonstration of this last year, when Floyd Mayweather’s “boxing match” against Conor McGregor proved to be the biggest sporting event of 2017. Not only did the American public come together [...]

February 9, 2018 Briggs Seekins Headlines, MMA 0

Cavaliers Almost Blow Up Entire Team…

Cavaliers Almost Blow Up Entire Team…

The Cleveland Cavaliers spread kerosene, lit a match and blew up about half of their roster yesterday. They essentially gave themselves a mulligan on their entire 2017 off-season in the process. Gone are both players that were acquired in the mega trade of Kyrie Irving to the Celtics. Isaiah Thomas is a Laker (for the [...]

February 9, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Miguel Berchelt vs. Maxwell Awuku

Miguel Berchelt vs. Maxwell Awuku

There is a good reason for all the attention Vasyl Lomachenko garners among boxing fans and writers. The two-time Olympic gold medalist from the Ukraine demonstrates a type of technical creativity rarely seen the history of boxing. As he has grown comfortable in the professional game, his style has begun to resemble violent ballet. But [...]

February 8, 2018 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Former U.S. Swim Coach’s Home Searched Amid Sexual Abuse Allegations

Former U.S. Swim Coach’s Home Searched Amid Sexual Abuse Allegations

A former world-record holding Olympic swimmer has claimed a Team USA coach sexually abused her and took naked photos over her when she was 17. Sean Hutchison’s, former US swim coach, home is being searched by investigators from a Homeland Security taskforce amid allegations from Ariana Kukors, a member of the 2012 Olympic team, that [...]

February 8, 2018 admin Headlines, Olympics 0

Manny Pacquiao Set to Comeback

Manny Pacquiao Set to Comeback

At 37, Manny Pacquiao has nothing left to prove as a professional boxer. He is without question an all-time great. His climb up in weight has been one of the most remarkable in the history of the sport. His promotional team refers to him as an “eight-division world champion” and lazy boxing writers repeat this [...]

February 8, 2018 Briggs Seekins Boxing, College, Headlines 0

If Kobe Bryant Were All-Star Captain, He’d Pick LeBron James Over Shaquille O’Neal

If Kobe Bryant Were All-Star Captain, He’d Pick LeBron James Over Shaquille O’Neal

Here’s to incandescent hypotheticals! Kobe Bryant never got the chance to partake in the NBA’s new All-Star Game format, which includes captains who build their team from a pool of 22 players, almost entirely irrespective of conference affiliation. It was only introduced this season, his second in retirement. But could you imagine if he were [...]

February 8, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Indianapolis Colts Hire Josh McDaniels as Head Coach

Indianapolis Colts Hire Josh McDaniels as Head Coach

The Indianapolis Colts officially announced Josh McDaniels as their new head coach. McDaniels has been the New England Patriots’ offensive coordinator for nine seasons split with the exception of two-years (2009-2010) where he was the Denver Broncos’ head coach and (2011) as the St. Louis Rams’ offensive coordinator. He is expected to bring aboard Matt [...]

February 6, 2018 admin Headlines, NFL 0