Thursday 22nd February 2018,
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On This Day in Boxing History: Muhammad Ali Batters Ernie Terrell

On This Day in Boxing History: Muhammad Ali Batters Ernie Terrell

Sports opinions are almost never unanimous. But there is a high degree of consensus that Muhammad Ali is the greatest heavyweight boxer in history. Much of that lasting reputation is based upon his classic wars in the 1970s against fellow legends like Joe Frazier and George Foreman. That’s fair. Ali showed peerless ring IQ, mental [...]

February 6, 2018 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Chris Paul Warns Cleveland Cavaliers Not to Take LeBron James for Granted

Chris Paul Warns Cleveland Cavaliers Not to Take LeBron James for Granted

If Chris Paul were the Cleveland Cavaliers, he would trade the Brooklyn Nets’ 2018 first-round pick in the name of LeBron James. That’s how it sounds, at least. ESPN.com’s Brian Windhorst penned a super interesting piece about the root of the Cavaliers’ current malaise, both on and off the court. Their issues, according to him, [...]

February 6, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Murat Gassiev Wins a Shootout

Murat Gassiev Wins a Shootout

The stage is now set. On May 11 in Saudia Arabia, Russia’s Murat Gassiev faces Oleksandr Usyk of the Ukraine. Both fighters are undefeated. The winner will emerge as the undisputed Cruiserweight Champion of the World. On January 27, Usyk beat Mairis Briedis by majority decision, in an exciting, action fight, to unify the WBO [...]

February 5, 2018 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Gronkowski Won’t Commit to Return Next Season

Gronkowski Won’t Commit to Return Next Season

After losing the SuperBowl, New England Patriots Rob Gronkowski is possibly contemplating a future without football. Following the loss, Gronk wouldn’t give a firm indication about what his plans are for the upcoming season. “Gronk, there was a report before the game that you could potentially retire, was there any accuracy to that?” a reporter [...]

February 5, 2018 admin Headlines, NFL 0

LeBron: NBA Should Take Cavs Off National TV

LeBron: NBA Should Take Cavs Off National TV

The Cavaliers have had 8 nationally televised games thus far this season (seems very low) and to put it bluntly, they have embarrassed themselves. In the past few weeks they have lost by 32 at home to the Houston Rockets (Saturday night) and by 34 at home to the Oklahoma City Thunder. In all, they [...]

February 5, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Amir Khan Throws Water at Phil Lo Greco During Press Conference

Amir Khan Throws Water at Phil Lo Greco During Press Conference

Tempers flared between boxers Amir Khan and Phil Lo Greco during a press conference in Liverpool, England to announce their April 21 bout. At the pre-fight promotional press conference, Phil Lo Greco spoke of Khan’s past marital issues with wife Faryal Makhdoom. Khan took exception to the comments and proceeded to throw a glass of [...]

February 1, 2018 admin Boxing, Headlines 0

LeBron James Reportedly Willing to Meet with Golden State Warriors in Free Agency

LeBron James Reportedly Willing to Meet with Golden State Warriors in Free Agency

Since it doesn’t seem like LeBron James can beat the Golden State Warriors again, he might as well follow Kevin Durant’s lead and join them, right? Don’t laugh. Syncing up with the reigning champs, and the Cleveland Cavaliers’ arch NBA Finals nemesis, might actually be The King’s goal, according to ESPN.com’s Chris Haynes: If the [...]

February 1, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Las Vegas Golden Knights Tie NHL Record for Expansion-Team Wins

Las Vegas Golden Knights Tie NHL Record for Expansion-Team Wins

The Vegas Golden Knights have made NHL history. The Golden Knights have tied the 1993-94 Florida Panthers and 1993-94 Anaheim Mighty Ducks record for the most wins in a season by an expansion team. Thanks to goals 10 seconds apart inside the final two minutes of play, the Vegas Golden Knights rallied from behind for [...]

January 31, 2018 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Rousey Teaming Up with The Rock for Wrestlemania 34?

Rousey Teaming Up with The Rock for Wrestlemania 34?

Big things are in the works for WrestleMania 34. Apparently WWE is trying to put together a tag-team match featuring Ronda Rousey and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson against Stephanie McMahon and Triple H. So will it happen? According to the sources, it all comes down to The Rock’s availability. Johnson’s last match was against John [...]

January 31, 2018 admin Headlines, MMA 0

Son of a Gunn: Bobby Gunn Jr. Fights in Russia

Son of a Gunn: Bobby Gunn Jr. Fights in Russia

Bobby Gunn is the self-proclaimed “Bare Knuckle Champion of the World.” This is a mostly mythical title. Bare knuckle is sanctioned nowhere outside of an Indian Reservation or two and lacks even the sketchy legitimacy of professional boxing, which is at least licensed by state Athletic Commissions. What can be verified about Gunn’s legitimate fighting [...]

January 31, 2018 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0