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Welterweight Rankings for July 2015

Welterweight Rankings for July 2015

Keith Thurman’s TKO of Luis Collazo threw yet another spotlight on the always competitive welterweight division. the 147-pound division contains some of the most exciting talent in the sport. This is definitely the case in the current scene, with pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather campaigning there, along with some of the most exciting young stars. My [...]

July 13, 2015 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Buccaneers’ CJ Wilson Lost 2 Fingers in Fireworks Accident

Buccaneers’ CJ Wilson Lost 2 Fingers in Fireworks Accident

The Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul is still in the hospital nursing a hand injury suffered from a fireworks accident on July 4. However, he’s not the only NFLers who had a mishap. According to  the Tampa Tribune, Buccaneers cornerback CJ Wilson reportedly lost two fingers on July 4 due to an accident involving fireworks. Details per [...]

July 10, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, NFL 0

FSU Football Team Dismisses QB De’Andre Johnson

FSU Football Team Dismisses QB De’Andre Johnson

The Florida State university Seminoles football team has decided to dismiss freshman QB De’Andre Johnson after he got into a bar altercation in Tallahassee, FL. The quarterback was one of several quarterbacks competing for a chance to be QB Jameis Wisnton’s replacement, that includes Notre Dame transfer QB Everett Golson. Johnson’s chances to start for [...]

July 10, 2015 Gino Bernasconi CFB, Headlines 0

Jason Pierre-Paul Had Finger Amputated, Broke Thumb in Fireworks Accident

Jason Pierre-Paul Had Finger Amputated, Broke Thumb in Fireworks Accident

Similar to the Bucs’ CJ Wilson, the Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul lost a finger as result of a fireworks accident. JPP had his right index finger amputated per ESPN’s Adam Schefter. But not only did he lose a finger, but he also suffered a broken thumb on that same hand. Unfortunate turn of event for the [...]

July 10, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, Hot Seat, NFL 1

Gronk Defends His Partying Ways in Upcoming Book

Gronk Defends His Partying Ways in Upcoming Book

We don’t always get to know the personal side of athletes, but some of them show their hands. Take Rob Gronkowski for example. If there’s one thing we know about Gronk, the man likes to party. He recently promoted his party cruise that will be taking place at the conclusion of next season. This has [...]

July 10, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, Hot Seat, NFL 0

Federal Judge Orders Cancellation of Redskins’ Trademarks

Federal Judge Orders Cancellation of Redskins’ Trademarks

The legal battle of the Washington Redskins nickname has no end in sight. The name has been around forever, but that doesn’t justify the fact that Native Americans are highly offended by it. Earlier today, a federal judge ordered the cancellation of the federal trademark of the team’s name. It may not be today or [...]

July 9, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, Hot Seat, NFL 0

DeAndre Jordan Ignored Mark Cuban Re-Signs With Clippers

DeAndre Jordan Ignored Mark Cuban Re-Signs With Clippers

DeAndre Jordan is a baaaaaaaaaad man. After agreeing to sign with Mark Cuban’s Dallas Mavericks, the rebounding and shot-blocking machine flip-flopped on his decision Wednesday, just before the NBA’s free-agency moratorium ended, electing instead to re-sign with the Los Angeles Clippers. Things got weird and funny and ridiculous in the hours leading up to midnight, [...]

July 9, 2015 admin Headlines, Hot Seat, NBA 0

The WBO Strips Floyd Mayweather: Business As Usual, But Not Good Business

The WBO Strips Floyd Mayweather: Business As Usual, But Not Good Business

Earlier today, the World Boxing Organization stripped Floyd Mayweather Jr. of the welterweight title he won from Manny Pacquiao last May. Officially, Mayweather had until last Friday afternoon to pay the WBO a sanctioning fee and declare his weight division (Mayweather currently owns a collection of title belts from the 147-pound and 154-pound divisions). The [...]

July 8, 2015 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Donovan McNabb Arrested for DUI Again

Donovan McNabb Arrested for DUI Again

Last year, former Eagle, Redskin and Viking QB Donovan McNabb made headlines when he was cited in Arizona for DUI. Apparently, that was no deterrent as he was arrested yet again in Arizona on the same charge. This time, the citation was a result of him being in a traffic accident. Former NFL quarterback Donovan [...]

July 7, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, Hot Seat, NFL 0

Ginobili Says He’s Not Retiring, Will Return Next Season

Ginobili Says He’s Not Retiring, Will Return Next Season

It seems like every summer there’s questions as to whether or not Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili will be returning to the Spurs. Duncan has stated he’ll be back next year and today, Ginobili tweeted the same. I mean, after acquiring LaMarcus Aldridge, why would either of them decide to leave now? [...]

July 7, 2015 admin Headlines, NBA 0