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The Heavyweight Top 10

The Heavyweight Top 10

March was a big month in heavyweight boxing. With April underway, it’s time to update the rankings. 1. Anthony Joshua The big Brit was less than sizzling last weekend in Wales. But he did enough to edge Joseph Parker. He’s got three of the four belts and a knockout win over Wladimir Klitschko. That’s enough [...]

April 3, 2018 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Kevin Durant on James Harden’s MVP Case: ‘Just Give It to Him. It’s His Time to Win It’

Kevin Durant on James Harden’s MVP Case: ‘Just Give It to Him. It’s His Time to Win It’

Kevin Durant doesn’t get an MVP vote. If he did, though, he’d give it to James Harden. As he recently told The Athletic’s Anthony Slater: “It’s his turn,” Kevin Durant told The Athletic recently. “Just give it to him. It’s his time to win it.” This is not the most eloquent way to lay out [...]

April 3, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Anthony Joshua “Workman-Like” in Win

Anthony Joshua “Workman-Like” in Win

On Saturday night in Wales Anthony Joshua defeated Joseph Parker to unify three of the four alphabet-soup heavyweight belts. We are perhaps as little as one fight away from having the first undisputed Heavyweight Champion in a generation. This is a good moment for boxing. But let’s not oversell things, either. If Joshua vs. Parker [...]

April 3, 2018 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Villanova Wins 2nd Championship in 3 Years

Villanova Wins 2nd Championship in 3 Years

For the second time in three years, the top-seeded Wildcats are national champions in men’s college basketball, knocking off No. 3 Michigan 79-62. Donte DiVincenzo and a defensive turnaround is what gave Villanova its second national title in three years. Villanova started out flat, unable to slow the Wolverines, but DiVincenzo gave them the spark [...]

April 3, 2018 admin CBB, Headlines 0

Anthony Joshua is Boxing’s Best Hope

Anthony Joshua is Boxing’s Best Hope

It’s an oft-stated and true statement: As the heavyweight division goes, so goes boxing. Hardcore fans can get behind fighters of all sizes. The purists will often appreciate the elevated craft of a featherweight over the slugging power of a big man. But for the casual fans–the ones who drive mainstream interest, it’s heavyweight or [...]

March 29, 2018 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Carmelo Anthony Guarantees Oklahoma City Thunder Won’t Miss NBA’s Postseason

Carmelo Anthony Guarantees Oklahoma City Thunder Won’t Miss NBA’s Postseason

Worried that the Oklahoma City Thunder might miss out on making the NBA playoffs? Well, don’t be. Because they won’t. Carmelo Anthony says so. From ESPN.com’s Royce Young: “We’ll be there. We’ll be there,” Anthony said Wednesday. “I think we’re confident enough to know that we’ll be there. Where? We’ll see when that time comes, [...]

March 29, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Does Joseph Parker Have a Shot Against Anthony Joshua?

Does Joseph Parker Have a Shot Against Anthony Joshua?

Joseph Parker will be a significant underdog this weekend when he faces Anthony Joshua. It’s understandable. Joshua has been the most impressive heavyweight to emerge in the past decade. He won a gold medal at the 2012 Olympics and has gone 20-0 with 20 KOs since turning professional. The only time he has struggled in [...]

March 27, 2018 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Steve Kerr Says Warriors Can Beat ‘Anybody’ without Stephen Curry

Steve Kerr Says Warriors Can Beat ‘Anybody’ without Stephen Curry

Steve Kerr isn’t too worried about the Golden State Warriors pushing forward without Stephen Curry. The point guard was diagnosed with a Grade 2 left MCL sprain in his first game back from a sprained right. The injury is expected to keep him out for at least another three weeks, which takes Golden State well [...]

March 27, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Alexander Povetkin vs. David Price

Alexander Povetkin vs. David Price

Most of the attention in the boxing world this week will be on Anthony Joshua’s clash with Joseph Parker. That is understandable. Joshua and Parker are both undefeated, heavyweight belt holders, still in their 20s. It doesn’t get much better than this. But do not overlook the primary undercard tilt: Alexander Povetkin vs. David Price. [...]

March 26, 2018 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Michael Bennett to Turn Himself In

Michael Bennett to Turn Himself In

According to his attorney, Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett will surrender himself to the authorities today. Bennett was indicted on Friday for the felony charge of injury of the elderly. He is currently out of the country. As per Houston police Bennett forced his way through security at NRG Stadium in Houston following Super [...]

March 26, 2018 admin Headlines, NFL 0