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Champion boxer James Toney decided to call it quits from the sport to endure a career in Mixed Martial Arts. He would face Randy Couture in his debut, and boy did he get it handed to him. Toney was getting beaten so bad that they had to call the fight done early. This was the first time something like this happened to him. In the MMA, if you all you are going to do is...

It has always been known that the Indiana Hoosiers sports programs are mostly known for their high-class basketball team. They have had a rich history with them, winning multiple NCCA championship titles and with the likes of Bobby Knight and such. But the school’s football program has been known for very little. IU has had their moments in football, most recently...

It was an unhealthy marriage that diminished the untouchable game of Tiger Woods, with havoc and tension diagnosing a precarious relationship in shambles. Every once in a while in a sport, a well-known athlete struggles finding rhythm and loses swagger when burdens of the personal life evoke countless interruptions, which publicly affects the well-being of a well-respected...

NEW YORK—The New York Knicks signed a familiar face and a face that brought back memories a decade ago. They signed Patrick Ewing Jr., again. As a start out of Georgetown, the Knicks signed him to a deal. Terms of the deal were not announced, according to the reports. Ewing Jr. was drafted by the Sacramento Kings as the 43rd overall pick of the 2008 NBA Draft. After...

If you’ve wondered why a former baseball team is calling and begging, why the large-market Red Sox franchise is finally targeting the hitting specialist in a return that seems very valuable and useful in the friendly confines of Boston, it’s because he had been classified as a hero in a place where the enthusiastic fans idolize and worship baseball. Suddenly, Johnny...

CHARLOTTE—Back in the 2001 NBA Draft, things were going all good for the Washington Wizards. And it was all hype for them as they held the number one pick and had the biggest name in basketball: Michael Jordan. As head of basketball operations, it was up to Jordan to decide who Washington should draft. A brief workout was held and at the end, MJ had to decide between...

The terrible convergence in sports is ultimately fixated on appearance and sex apparel, rather than the game itself for the exposure of athletes who are mentioned for semblance and celebrity. So now, we’re confronted by arguably another bust in football, and he’s not your ordinary bust, but a celebrity bust. This is the age when sports figures are discovered in tabloids...

Elite point guards are fun to watch because they can dictate the tempo of a game. With their ability to handle the basketball, drive to the hoop, shoot from the outside, and their solid defend. Yet, is it a reality in the NBA that having an elite point guard isn’t necessarily that beneficial for success in the playoffs? Are role playing point guards the better fit...

Now let me ask you a question. When is it ever in your life you have ever seen a running back at the size of 5’11″ to 6’1″ and 225-240 pounds? You probably have seen some like that before. That’s when somebody gives the name of that running back a power-back. We have seen them with the likes of Franco Harris, Larry Csonka, Jim Brown, Jerome Bettis, Jamal Lewis,...

There’s no doubt Lance Stephenson is talented. On the court he’s a prodigy with enough skill to be considered part of the future of the Indiana Pacers. Off the court he seems like just another thug. He’s made headlines recently, with online journalists and bloggers going nuts with the recent news of him assaulting his girlfriend, which is extremely serious. That...