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Billy Joe Saunders vs. Willie Monroe Jr.

Billy Joe Saunders vs. Willie Monroe Jr.

The eyes of the boxing world will be on Las Vegas this September 16, as Mexican superstar Saul Alvarez defends the lineal middleweight title against the Kazakh wrecking ball Gennady Golovkin. This will be one of the biggest fights of 2017, with historical implications. But another important middleweight bout will be taking place that same [...]

July 7, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Jeff Horn Beats Manny Pacquiao: Two Big Take Aways

Jeff Horn Beats Manny Pacquiao: Two Big Take Aways

Inexperienced, lightly regarded Jeff Horn recorded what is likely to be boxing’s Upset of the Year last Saturday in Brisbane, Australia, upending the legendary Manny Pacquiao via unanimous decision. The verdict was not without controversy. Pacquiao landed almost twice as many total punches–182 vs. 92. His percentage landed was nearly 20 points higher–32 to 15. [...]

July 7, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Mavericks May Be Favorites to Sign Derrick Rose—Especially After Knicks Overpaid Tim Hardaway Jr.

Mavericks May Be Favorites to Sign Derrick Rose—Especially After Knicks Overpaid Tim Hardaway Jr.

When the sun finally sets on a bizarre 2017 free-agency period, Derrick Rose (probably) won’t be a member of the New York Knicks. But he could be on the Dallas Mavericks. Per the New York Post‘s Marc Berman: Rose has been most linked to the Minnesota Timberwolves, Los Angeles Clippers and Milwaukee Bucks—only one of [...]

July 7, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

It’s Time for Errol Spence vs. Keith Thurman

It’s Time for Errol Spence vs. Keith Thurman

It is never good for boxing when a high-profile star gets handed a controversial loss. More eyeballs than normal were watching the Sweet Science this weekend when Manny Pacquiao defended his WBO welterweight belt against Jeff Horn. Many of them were left with a bad taste in their mouthes. But Pacquiao’s loss has provided suddenly [...]

July 6, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Race for Playoffs in Western Conference is Going to Be Insane

Race for Playoffs in Western Conference is Going to Be Insane

The 2017 NBA off-season is in full swing and after Gordon Hayward’s free agency signing with the Boston Celtics, one would assume all of the biggest free agents or trade targets have found their new homes or decided to stay put. The migration of even more talent to the western conference this off-season is stupefying [...]

July 6, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Cardinals Interested in Josh Donaldson

Cardinals Interested in Josh Donaldson

The St. Louis Cardinals are apparently interested in one particular player from Toronto, Josh Donaldson. After releasing Jhonny Peralta in June, the Cardinals received a decent amount of production from Jedd Gyorko but adding third baseman and 2015 American League MVP Josh Donaldson would certainly be an upgrade for the Cardinals. The Blue Jays are [...]

July 5, 2017 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Pacquiao Loses: Where Does it Leave Terence Crawford?

Pacquiao Loses: Where Does it Leave Terence Crawford?

Heading into last weekend, most boxing fans assumed Manny Pacquiao would beat Jeff Horn. In the wake of that, we would have been left hoping for a late 2017 showdown with Super Lightweight World Champion Terence Crawford. But Jeff Horn (and arguably the three judges) upended that storyline. Whether or not you feel Pacquiao was [...]

July 5, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

World Series of Poker 2017: The Story So Far

World Series of Poker 2017: The Story So Far

The 48th annual World Series of Poker in Las Vegas is now in full swing, with roughly half of the marathon poker tournament left to go. This year’s poker extravaganza has been pretty exciting so far, with a mixture of expected results and a few upsets here and there. Attendances have been strong, even for [...]

July 4, 2017 admin Headlines 0

Venus Williams Responsible for Fatal June 9 Car Crash

Venus Williams Responsible for Fatal June 9 Car Crash

According to Florida police, tennis star Venus Williams is responsible for a car crash that resulted in a fatality on June 9th. A report by ESPN reveals that Venus Williams’ SUV darted across a six-lane intersection with the other driver, Linda Barson, unable to stop in time to avoid the collision. Mrs. Barson’s husband sustained [...]

June 30, 2017 admin Headlines, Tennis 0

Boxing Awards for First Half of 2017

Boxing Awards for First Half of 2017

Here are our Boxing Awards for the first half of 2017: Fighter of the Half-Year: Andre Ward There is room to criticize Tony Weeks for his officiating work during Andre Ward’s TKO of Sergey Kovalev earlier this month. But let’s not deny Ward’s brilliant work. Kovalev is a legitimate, pound-for-pound star. He gave Ward all [...]

June 30, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0