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Cleveland Indians Set Franchise Record with 15th consecutive win

Cleveland Indians Set Franchise Record with 15th consecutive win

The Cleveland Indians made history last night in Chicago, by winning 11-2 against the White Sox 11-2 and setting a new franchise record with their 15th consecutive win. The Indians completed a four-game sweep of the Chicago White Sox to nab the longest winning streak in the big leagues since the Oakland Athletics won 20 [...]

September 8, 2017 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Oleksandr Usyk vs. Marco Huck

Oleksandr Usyk vs. Marco Huck

The greatest boxing star in German history is without question Max Schmeling. He beat Jack Sharkey for the vacant Heavyweight Championship in 1930. In 1936, he made a brilliant tactical assessment of a young Joe Louis and knocked out the man who would become one of the greatest heavyweights and pound-for-pound boxers in history. Schmeling’s [...]

September 8, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Dwyane Wade Feels Chicago Bulls ‘Misled’ Him About Direction of Team Before Jimmy Butler Trade

Dwyane Wade Feels Chicago Bulls ‘Misled’ Him About Direction of Team Before Jimmy Butler Trade

Dwyane Wade didn’t opt into the final year of his deal with the Chicago Bulls just so he could make $23.8 million. He stuck around at least in part because he thought they were trying to be something more than one of the NBA’s five worst squads. So much for that. According to HoopsHype’s Alex [...]

September 7, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

David Benavidez vs. Ronald Gavril

David Benavidez vs. Ronald Gavril

Friday night in Las Vegas, undefeated David Benavidez will face once-beaten Ronald Gavril for the vacant WBC super middleweight title. Yet again, alphabet-soup insanity is on display. Gavril is` a Romanian native who now lives in Vegas and is promoted by Floyd Mayweather. He compiled a nice amateur record of 165-15, but as a professional [...]

September 7, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Cleveland Browns’ Myles Garrett has High Ankle Sprain

Cleveland Browns’ Myles Garrett has High Ankle Sprain

Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett, the first overall pick in the 2017 NFL draft, has been diagnosed with a high ankle sprain. According to Browns broadcaster Nathan Zegura, Garrett suffered the injury earlier this week when a player fell on his leg during practice. He underwent an MRI on Wednesday and the team plans [...]

September 7, 2017 admin Headlines, NFL 0

Magic Johnson Told Lakers to Take NBA’s $500,000 Tampering Fine Out of His Salary

Magic Johnson Told Lakers to Take NBA’s $500,000 Tampering Fine Out of His Salary

Magic Johnson knows he screwed up on the Paul George front, and he doesn’t want the Los Angeles Lakers to pay for it. The NBA slapped the Purple and Gold with a $500,000 fine for tampering after allegations were brought about by the Indiana Pacers. In a nutshell, the investigation revealed the Lakers got too [...]

September 6, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Juan Francisco Estrada vs. Carlos Cuadras

Juan Francisco Estrada vs. Carlos Cuadras

This weekend in Carson, California, a pair of elite fighters will face off at the StubHub Center. But since they fight below bantamweight, only the most serious fans will be paying attention. It’s a shame, because Juan Francisco Estrada and Carlos Cuadras are both arguably pound-for-pound, top-10 talents, or very close to it. Estrada has [...]

September 6, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Sullivan Barrera vs. Sergey Kovalev?

Sullivan Barrera vs. Sergey Kovalev?

Last week, Boxing Scene reported that serious talks were underway for yet another major light heavyweight fight in 2017. Sullivan Barrera claimed that he is in talks to possibly fight Sergey Kovalev in Madison Square Garden this coming November. The Cuban Barrera and Russian Kovalev are both the product of elite amateur boxing programs. Yet [...]

September 5, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

No Deadline for Decision on Elliott’s Suspension Appeal

No Deadline for Decision on Elliott’s Suspension Appeal

According to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network, there is no deadline for a decision on Ezekiel Elliott’s appeal of his six-game suspension. In August, the league suspended Elliott for the first six games of the 2017 season for alleged incidents involving former girlfriend Tiffany Thompson. The hearing for the Dallas Cowboys running back’s appeal lasted [...]

September 5, 2017 admin Headlines, NFL 0

Rockets Sell for Record $2.2 Billion

Rockets Sell for Record $2.2 Billion

In 2014 Steve Ballmer shocked the NBA and professional sports business world with his eye-popping $2 billion purchase of the Los Angeles Clippers. When it was reported that Houston Rockets Owner Leslie Alexander was selling the franchise just over a month ago, many wondered if the Rockets sale would top the price paid for the [...]

September 5, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0