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The Picture at Light Welterweight is Unclear but Exciting

The Picture at Light Welterweight is Unclear but Exciting

Last week on this site I wrote about the situation in boxing’s light heavyweight division, where just one fight would yield that rare unicorn: a true, undisputed champion. Sergey Kovalev holds the WBA, WBO and IBF belts while lineal champion Adonis Stevenson hangs onto the WBC strap. One fight would end any possible debate over [...]

April 16, 2015 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Watch Aaron Hernandez’s Reaction to Guilty Verdict

Watch Aaron Hernandez’s Reaction to Guilty Verdict

At long last, we finally learn of the fate of Aaron Hernandez. He was found guilty in the death of Odin Lloyd. We await the the official sentence, but this crime carries a mandatory life sentence. Here was Hernandez’s reaction in real time to the verdict. [...]

April 15, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, NFL 0

2015 NHL Playoffs Preview — Eastern Conference

2015 NHL Playoffs Preview — Eastern Conference

Eastern Conference In many ways, the first round out East is more compelling than its Western counterpart. Their final two wildcard spots weren’t totally settled until the last game of the season, and the storylines that accompany the playoff teams are bi-polar. Contrast Ottawa’s meteoric rise to the dance with Pittsburgh’s comically bad stretch run [...]

April 14, 2015 Adam Steevens Headlines, NHL 0

Jets Already Moving On From Geno Smith?

Jets Already Moving On From Geno Smith?

Being a quarterback in New York can’t be easy. Geno Smith can attest to this as not many have confidence in him being the longterm starter for the Jets. He’s only been in the league for two years, but he’s already being written off. So much so that he will reportedly have to fight for [...]

April 14, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, NFL 0

Lawrence Phillips, Former NFL Running Back, Accused of Killing Cellmate in Prison

Lawrence  Phillips, Former NFL Running Back, Accused of Killing Cellmate in Prison

Prison officials yesterday are saying that they suspect former NFL Runningback Lawrence Phillips of killing his cellmate. Phillips was a former star at the the University of Nebraska. He was a controversial pick by the St.Louis Rams in 6th position of the 1996 NFL Draft, due to his many legal issues. He then bounced around [...]

April 14, 2015 admin Headlines, NFL 0

2015 NHL Playoff Preview — Western Conference

2015 NHL Playoff Preview — Western Conference

We’re gonna breakdown every first-round match-up, give you some expert analysis, and leave you with our staff picks for each series. We’ve posted our brackets on NHL.com/brackets, and feel free to join the Balltribe group and try and beat us! We’ll only hate you a little bit if you win. Parity is the new buzzword [...]

April 14, 2015 Adam Steevens Headlines, NHL 0

Ohio State Extends Urban Meyer Through 2020

Ohio State Extends Urban Meyer Through 2020

Ohio State probably wasn’t the most talented team in the land last year, but the wound up National Champs and that’s all that matters. And for his troubles, head coach Urban Meyer is being rewarded handsomely. OSU has locked up Meyer through the 2020 season and is paying him an average of $6.5 million per [...]

April 13, 2015 Kevin Burke CFB, Headlines 0

Westbrook Facing One Game Suspension for 16th Technical Foul of Season

Westbrook Facing One Game Suspension for 16th Technical Foul of Season

Russell Westbrook scored a career-high 54 points in a loss to Indiana yesterday, and in the process, he picked up his 16th technical foul of the season. Sixteen techs in one season will earn you a one game suspension. So if this technical is not rescinded, Russ will have to sit out OKC’s next game [...]

April 13, 2015 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Leafs Clean House — Nonis and Horachek Fired

Leafs Clean House — Nonis and Horachek Fired

Toronto didn’t waste much time, firing Interim Coach Peter Horachek and General Manager Dave Nonis on the first day of the offseason. Sloppy and disinterested play soon became the hallmark of the Maple Leafs, as snipers like Kessel and Kadri slumped and the club slid into irrelevance. The front office purge is aggressive and wide-reaching: [...]

April 12, 2015 Adam Steevens Headlines, NHL 0

21 Year Old Jordan Spieth Sets Record Score for 36 Holes at Masters

21 Year Old Jordan Spieth Sets Record Score for 36 Holes at Masters

Jordan Spieth decided to quit school at the University of Texas to become a full time golf professional at the ripe old age of 19. After two years on tour people are already calling him ‘the natural’ given his consistent technique and his maturity and calm presence. He was considered one of 4 or 5 [...]

April 10, 2015 admin Golf, Headlines 0