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Beibut Shumenov withdraws from Dec. 18 PBC card due to eye injury

10 hours agoSports / Boxing : Bad Left Hook

An eye injury has forced Beibut Shumenov off a December 18th PBC card. His bout will be replaced by Murat Gassiev going up against Isiah Thomas. Beibut Shumenov, a man bold enough (or dumb enough) to face Bernard Hopkins without a trainer,...Show More Summary

Isiah Thomas vs. Murat Gassiev on 12/18

LAS VEGAS (November 30, 2015) - Detroit's Isiah Thomas (15-0, 6 KOs) and Russia's Murat "Iron" Gassiev (22-0, 16 KOs) will meet in a 12-round battle of undefeated cruiserweights as the co-main event of [...] More boxing news on

Isiah Thomas and James Dolan Are Praised for Speaking Out on 2007 Case

N.B.A. Commissioner Adam Silver commented on the two men’s statements, on an HBO program, about Anucha Browne’s sexual discrimination lawsuit.

HBO to Dolan: Why the ‘F You’ to Women?

last monthNews : The Daily Beast

He hired Isiah Thomas, who was found guilty in the largest sexual harassment suit in the history of pro sports, to run a women’s professional basketball team. HBO tried to find out why. There’s still no good answer.

Isiah Thomas, James Dolan Comment on Former Coach's Future With Knicks

In a portion of the interview on HBO's Real Sports that won't air on Tuesday night, New York Knicks owner James Dolan and Isiah Thomas all but shut the door on a return for Thomas to the Knicks organization. "I can comfortably tell you...Show More Summary

Knicks owner James Dolan calls Isiah Thomas’s accuser a liar, says backlash surprised him

Madison Square Garden Chairman James Dolan says the criticism that erupted after Isiah Thomas was named president of the WNBA’s New York Liberty was worse than he expected. Dolan’s made his comments during an interview for HBO’s “Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel,” which is set to air Tuesday. The Associated Press reported that it was […]

Isiah Thomas tells HBO Real Sports Anucha Browne Sanders case “felt like a drive by,” James Dolan thinks she made it up

“A man who can’t stay away from the game of basketball, even if that might be best for everyone.” That is how Bryant Gumbel, host of HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, first describes Isiah Thomas in his piece on the maligned NBA legend turned WNBA executive and his boss, MSG chairman James Dolan. Show More Summary

James L. Dolan Says He Was Surprised by Isiah Thomas Backlash

The Madison Square Garden chairman told HBO Sports that he stood by hiring Thomas as the Liberty’s president despite a federal jury ruling that Thomas had engaged in sexual discrimination.

James Dolan is surprised by criticism he received for hiring Isiah Thomas again

James Dolan said he was surprised by the visceral reaction to his hiring of Isiah Thomas to be the president and proposed partial owner (...)

Isiah Thomas denies harassment in 2007, says it ‘just didn’t happen’

2 months agoSports : The Early Lead

Isiah Thomas, president of the New York Liberty, reiterated his stance about a 2007 sexual harassment case, saying in an interview that it “just didn’t happen.” “I will own up to what I did and the mistakes that I made, but I can’t own up to things that I didn’t do,” Thomas said in the […]

Isiah Thomas denies wrongdoing in 2007 harassment case

Watch all the latest videos at ESPN Video Isiah Thomas continued to deny that he sexually harassed a former Knicks employee in an (...)

Everyone Deserves More Credit Than Isiah Thomas For The Rejuvenated New York Liberty

3 months agoSports : Vice: Sports

The New York Liberty Are In The Middle Of A Dramatic Turnaround, And Playing Great Basketball. Somehow, Isiah Thomas Is Getting Credit For This. He Shouldn't Be. If You Remember Bill Laimbeer Solely As A Basketball Player, There's A Good Chance You Don't Like Him. Show More Summary

Celtics' Isaiah Thomas Calls Out Fan for Mistaking Him for Pistons Legend

Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas is a bit of a heat merchant on Twitter. Call him out and he’ll bring you right back down to Earth: On Saturday, a fan snapped a picture with Isiah Thomas—he of the “Bad Boy” Detroit Pistons, whose name is spelled a bit differently. Show More Summary

Shumenov makes weight, Flores heavy

4 months agoSports / Boxing :

Beibut Shumenov 199.4 vs. B.J. Flores 200.8 (WBA “interim” cruiserweight title) Flores has to lose.8 pound Jordan Shimmell 198.8 vs. Isiah Thomas 198.4 Rico Ramos 126.2 vs. Claudio Marrero 127.8 Andrew Tabiti 196.4 vs. Roberto Santos 204.4 Michael Hunter … Continue reading ? The post Shumenov makes weight, Flores heavy appeared first on Boxing News.

Interview with cruiserweight contender Jordan Shimmell

4 months agoSports / Boxing :

Interview with cruiserweight contender Jordan Shimmell FightNews talked with Michigan cruiserweight Jordan Shimmell (19-0, 16 KOs) in advance of his Saturday showdown with Isiah Thomas (14-0, 6 KOs) at the Palms Casino and Resort in Las Vegas. Show More Summary

Allen Iverson Gives Moving Speech at Players Awards, Shouts out Michael Jordan

Allen Iverson was different in his younger days. “I don’t want to be Michael Jordan. I don’t want to be Magic. I don’t want to be Bird, or Isiah [Thomas]. I don’t want to be any of those guys," he once said. "When my career is over, I want to look in the mirror and say I did it my way.” On Tuesday night, Iverson sweetened his tune a bit. Show More Summary

With Isiah Thomas, Liberty Set a Foundation for a Turnaround

Twenty minutes after the New York Liberty finish practice, Isiah Thomas hits the court to work with rookie point guard Brittany Boyd.

Undefeated Michigan cruisers collide in Vegas

5 months agoSports / Boxing :

By Bob Ryder Unbeaten Michigan cruiserweights Jordan Shimmell (19-0, 16 KOs) and Isiah Thomas (14-0, 6 KOs) get their big opportunity for national exposure and a chance to improve their ranking on Saturday, July 25 as they clash on national … Continue reading ? The post Undefeated Michigan cruisers collide in Vegas appeared first on Boxing News.

Ginny Gilder: Charting A Course For Gender Equality In Sports

Earlier this week, the WNBA announced that the league and the New York Liberty agreed to suspend consideration of Isiah Thomas’ application for an ownership interest in the team. It is unclear if this move was indeed a mutual decision...Show More Summary

W.N.B.A. Suspends Isiah Thomas’s Bid to Own Part of Liberty

The league and the team agreed to indefinitely suspend the application process three weeks after the W.N.B.A. formed a committee to vet Thomas’s ownership stake.

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