Anthony Joshua Defends IBF World Title Against Wladimir Klitschko

April 29, 2017

AND still! Anthony Joshua has defended the IBF world title against Wladimir Klitschko while unifying the heavyweight division by collecting the vacant WBA [Super] and IBO world titles. Joshua and Klitschko headlined Wembley Stadium this evening in front of a British record attendance as the Watford fighter comes through his toughest challenge. 90,000 fans filled the national football stadium, breaking the record previously held by Carl Froch and George Groves…


For Demetrious Johnson, Champ VS. Champ fight with Garbrandt Is The Only Call

April 16, 2017

For a long time, Demetrious Johnson has been the UFC’s most anonymous champion. Every few months, it dusts him off, winds him up and lets him do his thing—which is something close to perfection—and everyone claps politely and then proceeds to forget about him within a few minutes of his departure. At least for one night, we may have hope that is about to change. In Kansas City, Missouri, Johnson was…


Nike Could Sign Lonzo Ball, But Is $1 Billion Too Much?

April 5, 2017

Through 36 games as a freshman, Lonzo became a very dominant player and a prolific scorer, averaging 14.6 points, 7.6 assists, 6 rebounds, 1.8 steals and 0.8 blocks per game on .551 shooting and .412 from deep, although his .673 from the charity stripe is a legit concern, as well as his lack of midrange shot and how that could translate to the NBA. Lonzo Ball will be the 1st…


Referees absurdly take over national title game, Twitter revolts

April 4, 2017

Death, taxes, officials screwing up a sporting event. The national championship game between North Carolina and Gonzaga got off to a promising start, but the referees did just about everything they could to mess it up in the second half with one bad call after another. It began early in the second frame, when the officials allowed Gonzaga’s Przemek Karnowski to travel halfway across the world without blowing a whistle….


Is LeBron James trolling Lonzo Ball with this ridiculous shooting form?(VIDEO)

March 31, 2017

LeBron James has no chill. The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar appeared to make fun of UCLA standout Lonzo Ball before Thursday’s game against the Chicago Bulls when he mimicked the future NBA lottery pick’s unorthodox shooting form. James recently warned Ball’s father, LaVar, against talking about his family after the outspoken former hooper said LeBron James Jr. will struggle to live up to his dad’s legacy. Source:


Lonzo Ball on Markelle Fultz ahead of the NBA Draft: ‘I feel I’m better than him’

March 29, 2017

We’ve heard plenty of hype and bold proclamations from LaVar Ball in recent weeks, but now his NBA-bound son is doing some talking of his own. Lonzo Ball, the UCLA point guard who announced after the Bruins’ Sweet 16 loss to Kentucky that he was headed to the pros, believes he should be the top overall pick in this summer’s NBA Draft. And he stated his case for being selected…


Fox, Adebayo shattered after losing to North Carolina

March 27, 2017

Very emotional Kentucky locker room as expected. — Joe Mussatto (@joe_mussatto) March 26, 2017 Kentucky freshmen De’Aaron Fox and Bam Adebayo couldn’t hold back their emotions after Sunday’s heartbreaking 75-73 loss to North Carolina in the Elite Eight. The Wildcats trailed for most of the contest, but fought back and tied the game in the final seconds on a Malik Monk triple. However, Luke Maye answered for the Tar…


Watch: North Carolina douses Roy Williams in wild locker room celebration

March 27, 2017

PHOENIX HERE WE COME!#FinalFour BOUND!#GetIntoIt — Carolina Basketball (@UNC_Basketball) March 27, 2017 A common theme in this year’s NCAA tournament is the winning team dancing in the locker room and dousing its coach in water. North Carolina kept that trend alive following the Tar Heels’ Elite Eight win over Kentucky Sunday, as the Tar Heels drenched head coach Roy Williams with water before breaking down a team dance routine…


Frank Mason’s Kansas career ends without a Final Four appearance

March 26, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Kansas guard Frank Mason and his teammates kept thinking the Jayhawks were going to mount a comeback against Oregon in the Ducks’ 74-60 Elite Eight win. But as Oregon maintained a double-digit lead for most of the second half, time was running out. Kansas has turned its past two NCAA tournament games from close contests to routs in a matter of seconds with second-half blizzards. Surely,…


March Madness 2017: Odds for every Sweet 16 team to win NCAA Tournament

March 23, 2017

The First Round of the NCAA Tournament was a snoozer — for just the fifth time ever, all the top-four seeds advanced to the Round of 32. Then the Round of 32 came and set off the real March Madness, making college basketball junkies beg for more. How sweet it is. The Sweet 16 is here, with games set to tip off on Thursday night. The biggest surprises of the first weekend of March Madness? Reigning national champion Villanova…