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Draymond Green Thinks Klay Thompson’s Absence from an All-NBA Team is Trash

Draymond Green Thinks Klay Thompson’s Absence from an All-NBA Team is Trash

Not one member of the Golden State Warriors earned First-Team All-NBA honors on Thursday. Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant both received Second-Team bids, while Draymond Green snagged Third-Team dap. Klay Thompson was the only member of the Core Four excluded from the the All-NBA party, and that left Green pretty heated, per ESPN.com’s Chris Haynes: [...]

May 19, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Gervonta Davis vs. Liam Walsh

Gervonta Davis vs. Liam Walsh

From the start of Floyd Mayweather’s boxing career, it was obvious that he was going to be special. In the end, he developed into the best pound-for-pound fighter of his generation. As a promoter he has had less success. Badou Jack has gradually developed into one of the best super middleweight fighters on the planet, [...]

May 19, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Andre Dirrell vs. Jose Uzcategui

Andre Dirrell vs. Jose Uzcategui

As a group, casual boxing fans notice only the biggest stars–Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. Oscar De La Hoya and Mike Tyson. Muhammad Ali. I am not complaining. The fight game lives and dies with the superstars. They are the ones who capture the imaginations of people beyond the hardcore Fancy. But the serious fans [...]

May 18, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Terence Crawford vs. Felix Diaz

Terence Crawford vs. Felix Diaz

To truly flourish, boxing needs superstars–charismatic fighters of exceptional talent. With Floyd Mayweather in retirement and Manny Pacquiao on his downside, there look to be vacancies for that position. Terence Crawford could be exactly the boxer needed to fill the spot. Crawford does not have Mayweather’s flamboyant showmanship or Pacquiao’s easy smile. He’s a throwback [...]

May 17, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Celtics President Danny Ainge Says Boston Has ‘Touch Choice’ to Make with No. 1 Pick

Celtics President Danny Ainge Says Boston Has ‘Touch Choice’ to Make with No. 1 Pick

The Boston Celtics have champagne problems. After winning the NBA’s draft lottery on Tuesday night, via a Brooklyn Nets picks swap, they must decide who they’re going to select or for whom they’ll trade their spot. Danny Ainge indicated as much, per 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Brian Robb: Ainge also admitted the Celtics have been [...]

May 17, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Magic Asked Cavaliers for Permission to Speak with GM David Griffin, But Cleveland Hasn’t Responded

Magic Asked Cavaliers for Permission to Speak with GM David Griffin, But Cleveland Hasn’t Responded

Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin continues to operate without a contract extension, which is weird. The Cavaliers won a title last season, and he’s responsible for many of the savviest post-LeBron James moves this franchise has made, despite its glaring lack of flexibility. The Orlando Magic, who remain in the hunt for a successor [...]

May 16, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Gary Russell Jr. vs. Oscar Escandon

Gary Russell Jr. vs. Oscar Escandon

At this point in boxing history, I hesitate to even acknowledge the existence of the alphabet-soup titles, unless it is to denigrate them as fraudulent. What matters are lineal titles. The only true world champions are the ones who beat the guy before them, or the ones who at least beat the other, obvious top [...]

May 16, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Aaron Hernandez’s Fiancee Speaks of His Suicide on ‘Dr. Phil’

Aaron Hernandez’s Fiancee Speaks of His Suicide on ‘Dr. Phil’

During a two-part episode on Dr. Phil, Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez, Aaron Hernandez’s fiancee, revealed that she does not believe he committed suicide. “He definitely was emotional and we had talks about encouragement,” Jenkins-Hernandez said. “‘You’re going to come home, we’re going to keep fighting.’ But I never would have suspected something like this.” She said he [...]

May 16, 2017 admin Headlines, NFL 0

LaVar Ball is Convinced Lonzo Ball Will Be Drafted by Los Angeles Lakers

LaVar Ball is Convinced Lonzo Ball Will Be Drafted by Los Angeles Lakers

LaVar Ball has no doubt his son, Lonzo, will trade in his UCLA jersey for Los Angeles Lakers garb at this June’s draft. Holster your “The lottery is rigged!” takes for another time. This has nothing to do with existing knowledge, and everything to do with LaVar’s commitment to treating his gut feelings as future [...]

May 15, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

The Boxing Hot List

The Boxing Hot List

1. Anthony Joshua The British giant knocked out a legend last month in Wladimir Klitschko, in a potential Fight of the Year. The rematch is already a trending topic. At last, the heavyweight division matters again! 2. Saul Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin GGG was lucky to get the nod over Daniel Jacobs last month and [...]

May 15, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0