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Marshawn Lynch Fined $12K for Flipping the Bird vs. Titans

Marshawn Lynch Fined $12K for Flipping the Bird vs. Titans

Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch was fined $12,000 for an obscene hand gesture during Sunday’s game against the Tennessee Titans. Marshawn stuck both his middle fingers up during the game, a gesture which was broadcast on television. Sunday’s game marked Lynch’s regular-season return to the NFL after retiring for the 2016 season. He unretired after [...]

September 15, 2017 admin Headlines, NFL 0

Canelo vs. GGG: Keep Your Eyes on the Score Cards

Canelo vs. GGG: Keep Your Eyes on the Score Cards

Barring a knockout, winners and losers in boxing are decided by subjective judging. That makes controversy and debate inevitable and corruption easily facilitated. I think boxing fans as a group are far too quick to cry “robbery.” Honest, and capable, observers can easily disagree on how to score a particular round. And fights can look [...]

September 15, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Cleveland Cavaliers Have ‘No Plans’ to Trade Kevin Love

Cleveland Cavaliers Have ‘No Plans’ to Trade Kevin Love

To answer a question many of you had and many of you didn’t: No, the Cleveland Cavaliers don’t currently have a desire to deal Kevin Love in the aftermath of the Kyrie Irving trade. From ESPN.com’s Zach Lowe: The Cavs have contemplated trading Love off and on almost since that series, though they have no [...]

September 14, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

The Middleweight Top 10

The Middleweight Top 10

Champion: Saul Alvarez Canelo has never actually fought at the middleweight limit of 160 pounds. He won the lineal title at a catchweight and defended it at a catchweight–and also fought Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. at a catchweight of 165 pounds. But history says: he’s the man who beat the man. No. 1: Gennady Golovkin [...]

September 14, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Serena Williams Introduces Her Newborn Daughter

Serena Williams Introduces Her Newborn Daughter

Tennis superstar, Serena Williams has shared the first photo of her daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr., on Instagram. Williams’ daughter with Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, was born on September 1st in Palm Beach wighing six pounds and 13 ounces. Meet Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. You have to check out link in bio for her amazing [...]

September 13, 2017 admin Headlines, Tennis 0

Gennady Golovkin Finally Gets a Superfight

Gennady Golovkin Finally Gets a Superfight

I was in the press section for Gennady Golovkin’s first fight on American soil, at Turning Stone Casino in Verona, New York. I like to joke that for a boxing writer, this was the equivalent of being in the Ed Sullivan Theater for the Beatle’s first set in the United States. Golovkin tore through Poland’s [...]

September 13, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Lakers to Retire Kobe’s No. 8, No. 24 Jersey on December 18

Lakers to Retire Kobe’s No. 8, No. 24 Jersey on December 18

According to reports from TMZ Sports and ESPN, The Lakers will retire Kobe Bryant’s jersey during their game against the Warriors on December 18. So which number of the Black Mamba’s will be hanging up in the rafters No. 8 or No. 24? The answer is both according to Ramona Shelburne of ESPN. This is [...]

September 13, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

New Jersey Devils Sign Damon Severson to 6-year, $25M Deal

New Jersey Devils Sign Damon Severson to 6-year, $25M Deal

The New Jersey Devils have announced that they have agreed to a $25-million, six-year deal, which does not include a no-trade clause, with restricted free agent Damon Severson. “We are happy to have Damon under contract through the 2022-23 season,” said general manager Ray Shero. “Damon brings an important dimension to our hockey club and [...]

September 11, 2017 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Canelo Alvarez: His Five Biggest Fights

Canelo Alvarez: His Five Biggest Fights

This Saturday night in Las Vegas, Saul Alvarez will face the toughest opponent of his career, when he climbs into the ring with middleweight wrecking ball Gennady Golovkin. But Canelo has been no stranger to major fights. He has been a professional fighter since age 15. He has been a star since before he was [...]

September 11, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Roman Gonzalez vs. Wisaksil Wangek

Roman Gonzalez vs. Wisaksil Wangek

Heading into 2017, Roman Gonzalez was viewed by most observers as the top pound-for-pound fighter on the planet. He was undefeated in 46 fights, with 38 KOs. He was the WBC titlist at super flyweight and had been the lineal champion at flyweight. He had held alphabet-soup belts at 105 and 108 pounds, as well. [...]

September 8, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0