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49ers Release Aldon Smith Following Arrest

49ers Release Aldon Smith Following Arrest

Aldon Smith may very well be one of the 10 best defensive players in the NFL, but he can’t seem to get out of his own way. The latest news surrounding him is another rest, this time following a DUI, hit and run and vandalism. The 49ers have had enough of his off-the-field attention and [...]

August 8, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, NFL 0

The Big 3 of Japanese Boxing

The Big 3 of Japanese Boxing

While most North American fight fans don’t spend a lot of time thinking of Japan as a powerhouse, the Land of the Rising Sun does in fact have a very robust boxing scene, at least in the lower weights. In three of the eight divisions below lightweight, the top fighter in the world is from [...]

August 6, 2015 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

DeSean Jackson Injures Shoulder at Redskins Practice

DeSean Jackson Injures Shoulder at Redskins Practice

DeSean Jackson isn’t the most physically imposing guy, so when you play a game like football, injuries are bound to happen. But not this way. Jackson hurt his shoulder at Redskins practice by hitting a blocking sled. He suffered a separated shoulder and is expected to miss a few weeks. Washington Redskins receiver DeSean Jackson [...]

August 6, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, NFL 0

Arian Foster Injures Groin in Practice, May Need Surgery

Arian Foster Injures Groin in Practice, May Need Surgery

NFL training camp and preseason can be a scary time as there’s always a fear of injury. It happens every year and it looks like the Texans’s Arian Foster is the first big name to go down. Foster injured his groin in practice and may be out a while. In fact, he may even require [...]

August 6, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, NFL 0

Cardinals’ Michael Floyd Dislocates Three Fingers at Practice

Cardinals’ Michael Floyd Dislocates Three Fingers at Practice

The practice injuries continue in the NFL. Next up is Michael Floyd of the Cardinals, who dislocated 3 fingers at practice on Wednesday. That’s pretty impressive. He’s expected to miss the entire preseason but should be on the field early in the season for Arizona. Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd is expected to miss [...]

August 6, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, NFL 0

Seahawks, Russell Wilson Agree on 4-Year, $87.6M Extension

Seahawks, Russell Wilson Agree on 4-Year, $87.6M Extension

Kam Chancellor may be holding out for the Seahawks, but that’s probably because the team has been too busy deciding how much money they were going to give Russell Wilson. Today, we learned that number is $87.6 million over 4 years with $60 million guaranteed. This thrusts Wilson in the category of the highest paid [...]

August 4, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, NFL 0

Adrian Beltre Hits For Third Cycle of Career

Adrian Beltre Hits For Third Cycle of Career

Adrian Beltre loves playing in Arlington, Texas. On Monday, he had a nice day at the plate, hitting for the cycle. This was actually his third time hitting for the cycle in his career and they’ve all come where the Texas Rangers call home: twice as a member of the Rangers and once as a [...]

August 4, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0

Jameis Winston Named Buccaneers Starting QB

Jameis Winston Named Buccaneers Starting QB

We’re barely into camp for NFL teams, but Jameis Winston has shown enough to already be named the starting QB for the Bucs. Word on the internet was that he had looked very good in minicamp and OTAs. This would confirm that. Gone are the days where highly-regarded rookie QBs have to sit and wait [...]

August 4, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, NFL 0

Danny Garcia Batters Paulie Malignaggi in Welterweight Debut

Danny Garcia Batters Paulie Malignaggi in Welterweight Debut

Last Saturday night in Brooklyn, Danny Garcia remained undefeated in his welterweight debut, stopping popular veteran Paulie Malignaggi in Round 9. It was a one-sided fight from the opening round. Garcia emerged as one of the sport’s hottest young stars in 2013, when he won the WBC 140-pound belt from Erik Morales, then unified it [...]

August 4, 2015 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

On This Day in Boxing History: Archie Moore and Howard “Honeyboy” King Fight to a Draw

On This Day in Boxing History: Archie Moore and Howard “Honeyboy” King Fight to a Draw

On this date in 1958, the Old Mongoose, Archie Moore, fought to a draw with journeyman heavyweight Howard “Honeyboy” King. From 1952 to 1962, Moore held the light heavyweight championship while campaigning frequently in the heavyweight division. This decade has to rank as one of the most impressive stretches of any boxing career. Moore would [...]

August 4, 2015 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0