Found November 06, 2012 on Pro Boxing Fans:
World Series of Boxing (WSB) is delighted to announce the birth of a Great Britain WSB Franchise. The British Lionhearts - that will compete in Group B along Dolce & Gabbana Italia Thunder, German Eagles, Ukraine Otamans, Astana Arlans Kazakhstan and USA Knockouts - will be fully supported by all of the three affiliated Home Nations: England, Scotland and Wales. Its full squad and further details about its management have just been unveiled this morning at a Team Launch in London. The confirmed British Lionhearts team currently includes Bantamweights (54kg) Charlie Edwards (England), Sean McGoldrick (Wales), Andrew Selby (Wales), Gamal Yafai (England); Lightweights (61kg) Joseph Cordina (Wales), Sam Maxwell (England), John Joe Nevin (Ireland), Josh Taylor (Scotland); Middleweights (73kg) Aston Brown (73kg), Fred Evans (Wales), Anthony Fowler (England), Adriani Vastine (France); Light Heavyweights (85kg) Babacar Kamara (Sweden), Lawrence Osueke (England), Joe Ward (Ireland); Heay...

Adrian Peterson’s heroism being wasted in Minnesota

I won’t get into the recovery timeline on Adrian Peterson’s ACL injury, short of saying that its quite amazing that he was on the field for week 1 and his production ever since has been amazing. Getting himself to the field for week 1, in my eyes, was heroic. What he’s doing out there, on a surgically repaired leg or not, is also worthy of our admiration. Through 9 weeks...

Frazier: Run defense back to 'square one'

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier has been taking a close look at his team while is has lost three of its past four games, and one aspect in particular is troubling the coach. Frazier hardly recognizes the team's once stout-run defense, a defense he coordinated before becoming coach. Minnesota has long taken pride in having one of the NFL's top...

Harvin day to day with ankle sprain

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Percy Harvin said he felt he was "done" after being tackled for a three-yard loss late in the third quarter of the Minnesota Vikings' 30-20 loss at Seattle on Sunday. The league's leading receiver with 62 catches this season sprained his ankle in three places, but Harvin and coach Leslie Frazier are calling his status day to day and hoping...

Christian Ponder Continues To Struggle

Vikings coach Leslie Frazier insists that quarterback Christian Ponder is in no danger of losing his job despite another subpar effort Sunday against the Seahawks.Fantasy Spin:Ponder finished the afternoon with just 63 yards passing and a 37.3 quarterback rating. He's thrown at least one interception in each of his last five games and certainly won't fare much better next...

Vikings Percy Harvin screams at Leslie Frazier (Video)

After the Minnesota Vikings failed to score a touchdown on a first half drive against the Seattle Seahawks, Vikings wide receiver Percy Harvin was pretty angry. As he got back to the Minnesota sidelines, he spotted head coach Leslie Frazier and started arguing with him:

Kluwe on marriage amendment defeat

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) Vikings punter Chris Kluwe says he dislikes politics and doesn't plan any more activism, following his high-profile efforts to encourage defeat of Minnesota's marriage amendment. Voters narrowly rejected a proposal Tuesday to amend the state constitution by defining marriage as between one man and one woman. Fifth-one percent voted against the amendment...

Percy Harvin on crutches, sprained his ankle in three places

According to Judd Zulgad of,  Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Percy Harvin was on crutches today after spraining his ankle in three places during yesterday’s game. What’s really amazing is that Harvin came back into yesterday’s game and continued to play. It looks like Harvin won’t be healthy enough to play this coming week.   var _CI = _CI || {}; (function...

Percy Harvin Diagnosed with Mild Ankle Sprain

Vikings wideout Percy Harvin suffered a mild ankle sprain Sunday versus the Seahawks.Fantasy Spin:Harvin went for an MRI on Monday and this is what the doctors found. Harvin returned to action after the initial injury on Sunday but sometimes injuries like this are worse the day after when swelling begins to occur. It's unknown whether or not he'll be available for next week...

Berrian settles in lost Blackberry case

Former Vikings receiver Bernard Berrian settled his lawsuit with a couple who found his Blackberry in Las Vegas and allegedly threatened to sell its contents.

Vikings WR Harvin has ankle sprain

Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier told reporters at his weekly press conference Monday that wide receiver Percy Harvin is day-to-day with an ankle sprain. Harvin had an MRI on Monday, which revealed the injury to his left ankle. He was hurt during Sunday's 30-20 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. Frazier said it is too early to say if Harvin can play this Sunday's game...

Percy Harvin is Day-to-Day

Lions beat writer Dave Birkett is reporting that in a conference call Vikings coach Leslie Frazier thinks Percy Harvin's ankle is much improved and he is day-to-day.Fantasy Spin:Despite all Harvin's injuries over the years, he's missed just three games. Still, it's a long shot that Harvin plays this week and fantasy owners should prepare for him to be inactive.

Kluwe: ‘Go back to ignoring the punter’

Chris Kluwe has no desire to get involved in politics as a career, but he was happy to be part of the process that helped defeat an amendment to redefine marriage in Minnesota. Kluwe talked about an eventful couple months for him and his desire to return to relative anonymity.

Harvin, Vikings at critical contract juncture

Percy Harvin’s sideline rant came at a critical time as the Vikings try to decide his dollar value to the team.

Amir Khan reacts to John Joe Nevin’s decision to remain amateur

Irish Olympian John Joe Nevin has reversed his decision to turn professional opting instead to remain in the amateur circuit, as was revealed as we discussed his inclusion on the British Lionhearts World Series of Boxing team. Super Fight Promotions were made aware of this late last night by his representative Lynn Hunter who revealed his planned participation in the WSB tournament...
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