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Boston Celtics Remain Fixated on Trading for Jimmy Butler and Paul George

Boston Celtics Remain Fixated on Trading for Jimmy Butler and Paul George

Do you buy into the notion that the Chicago Bulls aren’t shopping Jimmy Butler? Or that the Indiana Pacers won’t even listen to Paul George offers with the possibility of signing him to a designated extension, should he qualify, still in play? The Boston Celtics sure don’t. Or maybe they’re just hoping against hope things [...]

February 22, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

February Boxing History: Abe Attell Was Born

February Boxing History: Abe Attell Was Born

On February 21st in 1883, Abe Attell, one of the greatest pound-for-pound stars of the early gloved era, was born in San Francisco. At this time in boxing history, San Francisco was a boxing hotbed. Known as “Little Hebrew,” Attell was an undersized Jewish kid in a mostly Irish neighborhood. His father abandoned the family [...]

February 22, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Clippers, Chris Paul “Verbally Agree” On $200 Million Extension

Clippers, Chris Paul “Verbally Agree” On $200 Million Extension

According to the daily NBA round-up by Basketball Insiders Writer Steve Kyler, the Clippers and Chris Paul have already verbally agreed to a new over $200 million max extension when Paul becomes a free agent this summer. Chris Paul has been expected for some time to opt out of the final year and $24.6 million [...]

February 21, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Victor Cruz Visits Panthers

Victor Cruz Visits Panthers

Victor Cruz’s ascension into superstardom in New York was as sudden as him ultimate departure. Cruz was released by the Giants a few days ago, after a myriad of lower body injuries claimed his past few seasons. And with Odell Beckham, Jr. turning into a star in his own right, many forgot about Cruz. But [...]

February 21, 2017 Kevin Burke Headlines, NFL 0

Lamont Peterson Returns to the Spotlight

Lamont Peterson Returns to the Spotlight

At the start of his fight Friday night against David Avanesyan, much of the reaction on Twitter focused around the welterweight contender’s sartorial choice. In an era when baggy, knee-length shorts have become standard for athletes and civilians alike, Peterson went with a leggy, throwback look. Peterson entered the ring wearing trunks that looked like [...]

February 21, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Watch: Drouin’s Impressive OT Shift and Winning Goal

Watch: Drouin’s Impressive OT Shift and Winning Goal

In case you were too busy too watch the Lightning last night here is one of the most remarkable hockey shifts this season. The Tampa Bay Lightning won in overtime against the Colorado Avalanche thanks to Jonathan Drouin. Drouin got the winning goal after a long shift in which he twice stole the puck from [...]

February 20, 2017 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Adrien Broner Escapes With a Close Win

Adrien Broner Escapes With a Close Win

When a polarizing fighter like Adrien Broner earns a close, split-decision victory, it inevitably serves as an ink-blot test for the fans. How they react to it says more about them than it does about the actual fight. Broner’s supporters will hail his victorious return to the ring. They will note that he beat a [...]

February 20, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Anthony Davis on Winning All-Star MVP and DeMarcus Cousins Trade: ‘It Doesn’t Get Better’

Anthony Davis on Winning All-Star MVP and DeMarcus Cousins Trade: ‘It Doesn’t Get Better’

Anthony Davis had a good Sunday night. Okay, fine: He had one of the best Sunday nights in the history of Sunday nights. First, he dropped 52 points during the Western Conference’s 192-182 All-Star Game victory over the Eastern Conference, breaking Wilt Chamberlain’s previous record of 42 points. Then, in front of the hometown New [...]

February 20, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Chad Dawson vs. Andrzej Fonfara

Chad Dawson vs. Andrzej Fonfara

Earlier this week, Chad Dawson vs. Andrzej Fonfara was added to the card for Keith Thurman’s March 4 showdown with Danny Garcia. This is a crossroads fight between a faded former champion and a contender coming off from a shocking loss. Prior to last June, I would have argued that Fonfara belonged in the light [...]

February 20, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Multiple NBA Teams See Derrick Rose as ‘Potential’ Trade Target

Multiple NBA Teams See Derrick Rose as ‘Potential’ Trade Target

We interrupt your Carmelo Anthony trade speculation to bring you this Derrick Rose rumor. Multiple teams, it seems, consider Rose a “potential” trade target leading into the Feb. 23 deadline, according to ESPN.com’s Ian Begley: Multiple teams view Rose as a potential trade target, according to league sources. It would be surprising if the Knicks [...]

February 17, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0