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Today in 1958: Joe Jeannette Passed Away

On this day in 1958, Joe Jeannette died at 78 years of age. Jeannette is one of the best fighters to never win a world championship, and even though he was never a world champion, he still deserves to rank among the top 20 to 25 heavyweights of all time. Jeannette was a contemporary and […]

Kentucky Adds 5 Star Commit Jamal Murray, Lands Another #1 Recruiting Class

It appears that the early demise of coach John Calipari’s former recruiting prowess was greatly exaggerated as the Kentucky staff was able to secure a commitment from the last remaining 5 star prospect in the 2015 Class, Canadian born point guard Jamal Murray, who is ranked as the #10 overall prospect in the class per […]

On This Day in Boxing History: Carlos Ortiz Knocked Out Sugar Ramos

On this day in 1967, Carlos Ortiz stopped Sugar Ramos in four rounds to retain the World Lightweight Title. It was a rematch of their October 1966 bout, won by Ortiz via Round 5 TKO. Ortiz was the great lightweight champion of the 1960s and one of the best boxers ever from Puerto Rico. His […]

With Help of the Referee, Timothy Bradley Hangs on to Beat Jessie Vargas

In the biggest step up of his career, previously unbeaten Jessie Vargas was outworked and out-boxed by Timothy Bradley to lose for this first time in his career. However, Vargas landed a very big right hand that wobbled Bradley with just under 20 seconds left in the Round. Bradley went into retreat and survive mode […]

Pat Riley: Heat Want D-Wade for ‘Rest of His Career’

There’s been another development in the ongoing contract dispute allegedly taking place between Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat. The dispute in question means nothing. That, or there is no dispute of which to speak. Maybe Pat Riley was riding the post-draft after scooping up Justise Winslow, a top-five talent, with the 10th pick, or […]

Watch: Louisville Walk-On Pulls Off Amazing Heal Kick Alley-Oop In Practice

Hall of Fame University of Louisville head coach Rick Pitito will have his hands full this offseason replacing a number of star players from last season’s Elite 8 squad, most namely Terry Rozier and Montrezl Harrell, both projected to be 1st Round NBA Draft picks and Wayne Blackshear, who leaves via graduation. He will receive […]

Evan Mathis Taking His Sweet Time

Two time Pro Bowl guard Evan Mathis has yet to decide which team he will sign with. Not for lack of interest of course, as the guard seems to be coveted by at least a third of the entire league. His agent, Drew Rosenhaus (of course its him, it just had to be, of course), […]

Lakers Pushing Hard for DeMarcus Cousins Trade

Draft season rumor-mill frenzy sequence, Take 1,268. The Los Angeles Lakers, owners of the No. 2 pick in Thursday’s NBA draft, are trying to poach DeMarcus Cousins from the Sacramento Kings. No, seriously. They are. From’s Marc Stein: The Los Angeles Lakers have emerged as one of the most determined trade suitors for Sacramento […]

Rumor: Dwyane Wade and Lakers Have Mutual Interest

With free agency only two weeks away, the Dwyane Wade Saga continues to develop. The Miami Heat have just been given another reason to be concerned about their beloved superstar’s impending future, as a new report is linking Wade with the Lakers. It’s hard to imagine Wade leaving the Heat to be quite honest, however, […]

Lemieux Tops N’Dam in FOY Candidate and Porter Humbles Broner: Weekend Recap for June 19-21

There was plenty of boxing on American television this past weekend. Al Haymon’s Premier Boxing Champions presented cards on network television on both Saturday night and Sunday afternoon. On BET, Jay-Z’s Roc Nation presented the return fight for pound-for-pound star Andre Ward, as the “Son of God” stopped British fringe contender Paul Smith. Unfortunately, David […]

Terrell Suggs Doesn’t Think DeflateGate Hurts Brady’s Legacy

The Ravens and Patriots have been AFC rivals for some time now and they’ve occasionally thrown jabs at one another. Terrell Suggs in particular has had a few things to say about Tom Brady over the year. So he’s the last person you’d expect to defend Brady amid the deflategate controversy. Right? “The guy is […]

Denver Nuggets Want Kings’ Nos. 6 Pick in Draft For Ty Lawson

The Denver Nuggets and their long-time point guard Ty Lawson are tired of each other. After failing to clinch the postseason for the second-straight year, Lawson seems to have gotten tired of waiting for the team’s management to turn things around for the franchise. A divorce was inevitable. Fortunately, both sides are on the same […]

On This Day In Boxing History: Henry Cooper Almost Knocked Out Muhammad Ali

On this date 52 years ago, in 1963, one of the most legendary careers in boxing history almost hit an early derailment, when Henry Cooper very nearly knocked out Muhammad Ali (then still known as Cassisus Clay) at Wembley Stadium in London. This was Ali’s final fight before winning the heavyweight championship from Sonny Liston. […]

Chargers to Retire LaDainian Tomlinson’s #21 Jersey, Induct Him into Team’s Hall of Fame

When a player becomes synonymous with a city for his career, it can be tough to see him head to another team once the incumbent feels he has nothing left to give. That was the case with LaDainian Tomlinson. Although he had decent years with the Jets, it never felt right. Nonetheless, he’s a Charger […]

On This Day in Boxing History: Bernard Hopkins Beat Antonio Tarver for the Light Heavyweight Title

Nine years ago today at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, Bernard Hopkins inaugurated the second chapter of his legendary career when he beat Antonio Tarver for the lineal light heavyweight title. After forging one of the best resumes in the history of the middleweight division, Hopkins had dropped back-to-back fights against Jermain Tarver in 2005. […]

Seven Royals to Start All-Star Game

The Kansas City Royals came out of nowhere to nearly capture the World Series last year and are only a game out in the AL central this year. They are still high on fans’ radars and it’s evident by all-star voting. There will be a total of seven Royals at this year’s all-star game in […]

Confident Big Man: Jarrell Miller Looking to Make His Mark at Heavyweight

Two nights before boxing superstar Miguel Cotto fights in Brooklyn at the Barclays Center, Dmitriy Salita’s Star of David Promotions presented a card at the Paramount Center, headlined by heavyweight hopeful and Brooklyn native Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller. Miller defeated Damon McCreary by Round 2 TKO, improving his record to 13-0-1 with XX KOs. At […]

On This Day in Boxing History: Ricky Hatton Stopped Kostya Tszyu

Ten years ago today, Ricky Hatton stopped Kostya Tszyu in 11 rounds to win the IBF and lineal welterweight title. It was the breakout win of Hatton’s career, transforming him from an extremely popular domestic star in the United Kingdom to a legitimate player on the world stage. It would be Tszyu’s last fight. Tszyu […]

On This Day in Boxing History: Thomas Hearns Beat Virgil Hill for the Light Heavyweight Title

On this day in 1991, Thomas Hearns handed Virgil Hill his first professional loss to claim the WBA light heavyweight title. Hearns would fight at least once a year for the rest of the 1990s and fought his last pro fight in 2006. But the win over Hill remains the last great victory of his […]

Watch: Nick Young proposes to girlfriend Iggy Azalea

Nick Young will never ever forget this day. Ever. The Los Angeles Lakers’ guard celebrated his 30th birthday with a bang by finally popping up the question to his girlfriend and famous pop star Iggy Azalea. And of course, she said yes (per, Karen Civil): Congratulations to the happy couple! The two have been dating […]

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