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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

Seriously, Floyd Mayweather vs. Andre Berto?

Seriously, Floyd Mayweather vs. Andre Berto?

There’s been something like disbelief among boxing fans this week in response to the TMZ report that Floyd Mayweather will indeed face Andre Berto in September, in the final bout on his current contract, in what could be the last fight of his career. After Mayweather easily handled Manny Pacquiao last May, it is certainly [...]

July 24, 2015 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Nadjib Mohammedi is NOT A Legitimate Contender

Nadjib Mohammedi is NOT A Legitimate Contender

The purpose of this blog is not to disparage light heavyweight contender Nadjib Mohammedi. The Frenchman has campaigned for a decade as a professional boxer. He’s had 40 fights and won 37 of them. All true fans should have respect for what he’s accomplished in the sport. But to proclaim him the No. 1 contender [...]

July 22, 2015 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Zack Greinke’s Scoreless Innings Streak Now at 43 2/3

Zack Greinke’s Scoreless Innings Streak Now at 43 2/3

The Dodgers’ Zack Greinke has been absolutely lighting it up this season. He has virtually been unhittable, while not allowing any runs in his last several outings. Yesterday vs. Washington, he tossed eight scoreless innings, which extends his scoreless streak to a ridiculous 43 2/3 innings. Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke was masterful again [...]

July 21, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0

Justin Tuck After Speaking with JPP: “He’s Fine”

Justin Tuck After Speaking with JPP: “He’s Fine”

Jason Pierre-Paul has kept a low profile since his 4th of July accident that cost him his right index finger but he has apparently been in touch with former teammate Justin Tuck. According to tuck, JPP is in high spirits and will be just fine. “What I told JPP is go out and play football. [...]

July 21, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, NFL 0

Watch: Elite 2016 HS Recruit Miles Bridges Amazing Off The Backboard Windmill Dunk

Watch: Elite 2016 HS Recruit Miles Bridges Amazing Off The Backboard Windmill Dunk

Is it me or are the nation’s most recent top flight high school prospects getting more and more athletic? In an age where it sometimes seems more important how high one can jump rather than consistently put the ball in the basket, it’s a sign of the times, as the game we know and love [...]

July 20, 2015 Allen Moll CBB, Headlines 1

Broncos Sign Demaryius Thomas to a 5-Year, $70 Million Deal

Broncos Sign Demaryius Thomas to a 5-Year, $70 Million Deal

NFL teams had until this week to sign franchised players to long-term deals or else they wouldn’t be able to do so until 2016. With certain players threatening to hold out, some teams were forced to hand over big sums of money to players. This was successful for Dez Bryant and he came to terms [...]

July 16, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, NFL 0

Dez Bryant, Cowboys Come to Terms on 5-Year, $70 Million Deal

Dez Bryant, Cowboys Come to Terms on 5-Year, $70 Million Deal

Dez Bryant more or less threatened the Dallas Cowboys into the long-term deal he was looking for. On Monday, Dez tweeted that he’d miss games if no deal was met by today and there’s no doubt that he was serious. Well today, he got what he was looking for and deserved. Dez and Dallas came [...]

July 16, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, NFL 0