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Seau’s Family Not Allowed to Speak at HOF Induction

Seau’s Family Not Allowed to Speak at HOF Induction

The NFL used to allow the family of deceased players to speak during their induction, but that is no longer. The late Junior Seau once stated that he wanted his daughter to introduce him but she won’t have that opportunity as the rules have been changed for the 2015 class. The other presenters will give [...]

July 29, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, NFL 0

Raptors Hire Jerry Stackhouse as Assistant

Raptors Hire Jerry Stackhouse as Assistant

It had been rumored for a while now that Jerry Stackhouse has the coaching itch has been looking for a team to latch on as assistant coach. With all of these former players becoming a head coach with zero experience, it’s a wonder it took Stack this long. But he’s finally in and will be [...]

July 29, 2015 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Rockies Trade Tulowitzki to Toronto for Jose Reyes

Rockies Trade Tulowitzki to Toronto for Jose Reyes

Near the trade deadline, sometimes there are surprising blockbusters, and then there’s what happened last night. The Rockies dealt their most high-profile player, Troy Tulowitzki to Toronto for Jose Reyes. Tulo is slightly more productive, but Reyes is no slouch. Money-wise, it’s a wash in the near term which makes this such a shocking deal. [...]

July 28, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0

NFL Upholds Tom Brady’s Suspension

NFL Upholds Tom Brady’s Suspension

As expected, Tom Brady appealed his 4-game suspension a few months ago for his alleged involvement in this situation. The degree to which he was involved is still a bit murky, although, where there’s smoke, there’s usually fire. The NFL has decided to uphold this 4-game suspension, per NFL.com, which means that Brady will probably [...]

July 28, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, NFL 0

Jonathan Martin is Retiring

Jonathan Martin is Retiring

Jonathan Martin became a household name a few years ago when he was a member of the Dolphins and was an alleged victim of bullying from former teammate Richie Incognito. He has since been picked up  and dropped by the Niners, before being claimed off waivers by Carolina. Martin has decided to hang it up [...]

July 28, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, NFL 0

Watch: Stud HS Senior Zach Norvell Drops 53 Pts, 14 3-Pointers To Win Las Vegas Classic

Watch: Stud HS Senior Zach Norvell Drops 53 Pts, 14 3-Pointers To Win Las Vegas Classic

It appears as if the NCAA and NBA ranks are in good hands going forward as star freshmen like Ben Simmons, Skal Labissiere, Brandon Ingram, and Jamal Murray are set to dominate the collegiate level beginning this season and future studs like Thon Maker, Dennis Smith Jr, and Jason Tatum are on deck as rising [...]

July 28, 2015 Allen Moll CBB, Headlines 0

Gennady Golovkin vs. David Lemieux Set for October 17

Gennady Golovkin vs. David Lemieux Set for October 17

So far in this decade, Gennady Golovkin has been the sport’s most avoided fighter. Sergio Martinez didn’t want any part of GGG when he reigned as the lineal champion at 160 pounds and Miguel Cotto has been no more anxious to face the Kazakhstan native since deposing of Martinez last year. While Golovkin has been [...]

July 28, 2015 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Yunieski Gonzalez Gets Robbed but Makes Statement at Light Heavyweight

Yunieski Gonzalez Gets Robbed but Makes Statement at Light Heavyweight

Saturday night in Las Vegas on HBO, unified light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev made a mandatory defense against the IBF’s idea of a No. 1 contender in Nadjib Mohammedi, knocking the Frenchman out in three rounds. It was a joke of a fight. Mohammedi is a respectable, second-tier contender at 175 pounds who had none [...]

July 28, 2015 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Bills WR Places 2nd in Long Jump at Pan Am Games

Bills WR Places 2nd in Long Jump at Pan Am Games

“Freak athlete” is a term used far too often when assessing talented guys in sports. But then, there are those times where it’s actually accurate. That’s the case for Bills wide receiver Marquise Goodwin who placed second in the long jump in the Pan Am Games. That’s remarkable. Buffalo Bills wide receiver Marquise Goodwin has [...]

July 24, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, NFL 0

Steelers Sign Mike Tomlin to Contract Extension

Steelers Sign Mike Tomlin to Contract Extension

With so much coaching turnover each year in the NFL, the Pittsburgh Steelers have been a model of consistency in that regard. Mike Tomlin took over for Bill Cowher some years back and it’s tough to even recall who was the coach before Cowher. This trend will continue in Pittsburgh as the Steelers have signed [...]

July 24, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, NFL 0