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First Press Conference: 10-8 For McGregor

First Press Conference: 10-8 For McGregor

The Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor is the ultimate triumph of flash over substance and misguided perception over reality. It makes no rational sense that an MMA fighter with no professional boxing experience should be slated to face a future Hall of Fame boxer in what is easily the biggest fight of the year. There’s no reason [...]

July 14, 2017 Briggs Seekins Headlines, MMA 0

Cubs Acquire Jose Quintana from Chicago White Sox

Cubs Acquire Jose Quintana from Chicago White Sox

The Chicago White Sox have dealt left-hander Jose Quintana to the Chicago Cubs in exchange for four players: outfielder Eloy Jimenez, right-hander Dylan Cease, first baseman Matt Rose, and infielder Bryant Flete. “It is always extremely difficult to trade a person and player like Jose Quintana,” White Sox general manager Rick Hahn said, according to [...]

July 13, 2017 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Jezreel Corrales vs. Robinson Castellanos

Jezreel Corrales vs. Robinson Castellanos

Jezreel Corrales was one of the major breakout fighters of 2016. He was virtually unknown on the world stage when he travelled to Tokyo in April of last year, to challenge WBA super featherweight champion Takashi Uchiyama. Uchiyama was undefeated, with a collection of stoppages over top contenders. Some viewed him as a pound-for-pound, top [...]

July 13, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

NBA to Move Trade Deadline to February 8

NBA to Move Trade Deadline to February 8

One of the major traditions associated with NBA All-Star Weekend every year is the proliferation of NBA trade rumors, those days are officially over. Traditionally the NBA trade deadline is the Tuesday after the NBA All-Star Weekend, but now the deadline has been moved up to February 8. This is a smart move for the [...]

July 13, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Lakers Sign Kentavious Caldwell-Pope for $18 Million

Lakers Sign Kentavious Caldwell-Pope for $18 Million

After being renounced by the Pistons and becoming an unrestricted free agent last week, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope instantly became the most valuable free agent on the open market (restricted free agency is not an open market). While the Nets decided to pass on Pope while waiting on the Wizards to match their $100 million offer for [...]

July 12, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

The Super Featherweight Top 10

The Super Featherweight Top 10

With two 130-pound beltholders scheduled to fight this weekend, it’s a good time to review the super featherweight top 10. This is one of the sport’s better divisions, with a nice mix of young talent and experienced veterans. 1. Vasyl Lomachenko, WBO Champion, 8-1 with 6 KOs Despite just nine professional fights, Lomachenko is almost [...]

July 12, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Miguel Berchelt vs. Takashi Miura: Get Ready for a War

Miguel Berchelt vs. Takashi Miura: Get Ready for a War

The Forum in Inglewood, California has been home to some outstanding boxing wars. Ring Magazine’s 1995 Fight of the Year took place there, when Humberto Gonzalez ended his Hall of Fame career by going out on his shield via Round 7 TKO against Thailand’s Saman Sorjaturong. It was one of the best fights of the [...]

July 11, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Houston Rockets Prioritizing Carmelo Anthony Trade Following James Harden Extension

Houston Rockets Prioritizing Carmelo Anthony Trade Following James Harden Extension

What’s next for the Houston Rockets after trading for Chris Paul and signing James Harden to a four-year, $170 million extension? If they have their way, a Carmelo Anthony trade, according to ESPN.com’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Brian Windhorst: The Rockets have fast-tracked the Harden extension with the arrival of All-Star guard Chris Paul and are [...]

July 10, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Red Sox want to do Package Deal with Marlins

Red Sox want to do Package Deal with Marlins

According to Bob Nightengale of USA TODAY Sports, the Boston Red Sox would like to do a package deal with the Marlins in which they would acquire both Martin Prado and David Phelps. Even if it seems like a full-scale roster teardown may not happen this year for the Marlins, it has not stopped other [...]

July 10, 2017 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Carey Price is now the Highest-Paid Goalie in NHL History

Carey Price is now the Highest-Paid Goalie in NHL History

Thanks to his recently-signed mega extension, Carey Price, the Montreal Canadiens goaltender, is now the highest-paid goalie in NHL history. The deal is worth $84 million over eight years, with $70 million paid out in signing bonuses. This means that Carey Price will receive eight one-time payments every July 1 over the life of the [...]

July 10, 2017 admin Headlines, NHL 0