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Tommy Morrison’s widow denies that he was HIV-positive

The widow of late boxer Tommy Morrison, who died in 2013 from AIDS, is claiming that Morrison had never actually contracted HIV and his diagnosis came about because of either incompetence or conspiracy. Trisha Morrison appeared on the Let’s Get It On Podcast, hosted by long-time MMA referee John McCarthy and MMA commentator Sean Wheelock, and spoke about her husband’s...
Via The Comeback
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy

Mike McCarthy’s coaching career may be pretty well-known, but his personal story, filled with determination, hard work, initiative and perseverance is worth a second look. Here is a glimpse of his resume before he became the 14th head coach of the Green Bay Packers on January 12, 2006. Michael John McCarthy was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His father was a fire...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Standing With The Union XVI: Philadelphia With 10 Men Triumphs Over New York

Last September, the Philadelphia Union were on the verge of winning their first silverware as a franchise. However, two Seattle stoppage time goals later, and the U.S. Open Cup was handed to another team on Philly soil.  Two consecutive semi-final appearances would be significant for the Union, especially considering the local presence of historically successful clubs...
Via The Sports Quotient
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Sharks sign McCarthy, Lerg, Haley to 1-year deals

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The San Jose Sharks have signed forwards John McCarthy, Bryan Lerg and Micheal Haley to one-year contracts. The Sharks also announced the hiring of Bob Boughner as an assistant coach and Johan Hedberg as goaltending coach for Peter DeBoer's new staff on Thursday. Executive Wayne Thomas also retired after 22 years with the organization. The three forwards signed...
Via Associated Press
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

New York City FC-Union Preview

John McCarthy played all his life in Philadelphia, but it took him leaving for Rochester for the Union to take notice. After a season in the USL, the goalkeeper has come home and is in line to make his MLS debut Saturday at home against New York City FC, and the Union are still seeking their first win of the month-old season. McCarthy, a Philadelphia-raised La Salle product, was...
Via Associated Press
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike McCarthy Green Bay Packers 2014 Evaluation and Report Card

1) Introduction:  Mike McCarthy has one of the best jobs in the world. He coaches the Green Bay Packers, a team with a storied history, a MVP quarterback, a solid front office and no big-ego owner muddling in football business. It’s obvious that McCarthy knows he has one of the best jobs in the world. He’s taken all the tools provided to him and turned them into a Super Bowl...
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Police: Allenby did not go to strip club on night of Hawaii ordeal

  A police detective investigating Robert Allenby's ordeal in Hawaii said three people seen leaving a wine restaurant with him are not believed to be connected to the case and that the Australian golfer did not go to a strip club that night. Det. John McCarthy of the Honolulu Police Department said in a telephone interview Thursday night that evidence shows Allenby was not in the...
Via Associated Press
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Rafael Dos Anjos KOs Benson Henderson at UFC Fight Night 49 (Video Highlights)

Rafael Dos Anjos (pictured) collected the biggest win of his career Saturday by knocking out former lightweight champion Benson Henderson at UFC Fight Night 49. However, Dos Anjos’ victory didn’t come without controversy. After dropping Henderson with a left hook and landing a couple punches to the mug on the canvas, veteran referee “Big” John McCarthy quickly jumped in to...
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Rafael dos Anjos Knocks Out Be Henderson At UFC Fight Night 49

Round One: Both men feeling out with the jab to start. Nice body kick from Dos Anjos. He connects with a leg kick too. Hard low kick from Henderson now. Right hook and a straight left from Henderson. The former champion lands a good body punch, but Dos Anjos then returns fire with one of his own. Henderson with a strong push kick that knocks Dos Anjos off-balance. Really solid...
Via Fight Of The Night
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

McCarthy's goal helps Sharks beat Blue Jackets 3-2

John McCarthy scored his first goal since 2010 to help the San Jose Sharks head into the Olympic break on a winning note after beating the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 Friday night. Patrick Marleau and Tommy Wingels also scored for the Sharks, who won three of four games following a three-game losing streak to reach the break in second place in the Pacific Division. Antti Niemi made...
Via Associated Press
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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