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Will the Denver Broncos Regret Letting Go of John Fox?

Denver Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak smiles as he talks to the media following an NFL football organized team activity, Monday, June 15, 2015, in Englewood, Colo. (Mandatory credit: AP Photo/Jack Dempsey) Coaches didn’t used to be treated like this, filing in and out of positions like some turn stile or carousel, but that’s the world of sport we live in today, when there...
Via The Sports Journal
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Los Angeles Dodgers Dominate, Winning 9-3 Against the Arizona Diamondbacks

Dodgers outfiedler Joc Pederson rounds the bases after hitting a home run in the sixth inning against the Rockies (Jack Dempsey / AP). The Los Angeles Dodgers won convincingly against the Arizona Diamondback last night winning 9-3. Pitcher Mike Bolsinger had 8 strikeouts on the game and the Dodgers’ power was showcased against former Dodger pitcher, Rubby De La Rosa. The first...
Via The Sports Journal
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Joc Pederson Shows Off Power in Doubleheader at Coors Field

Dodgers outfiedler Joc Pederson rounds the bases after hitting a home run in the sixth inning against the Rockies on June 1. (Mandatory Credit: Jack Dempsey / AP). He has been the rookie sensation of the baseball world so far this season and he continued to impress on Tuesday, as Joc Pederson went yard, and I mean long yard, in both games of a doubleheader between the Los Angeles...
Via The Sports Journal
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers’ Bats Ignite in 11-4 Rout of Colorado Rockies

Los Angeles Dodgers’ Howie Kendrick celebrates his three-run home run against the Colorado Rockies with teammates Adrian Gonzalez (23) and Justin Turner (10) at home plate during the eighth inning of a baseball game Monday, June 1, 2015, in Denver. (Mandatory Credit: Jack Dempsey/AP) The Boys in Blue came out swinging at Coors Field on Monday night, as the Los Angeles Dodgers...
Via The Sports Journal
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies Bullpen Looking to Find Themselves During Recent Struggles

Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Severino Gonzalez throws to the plate against the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey) Before the season began, the Phillies assumed that if they could hit just enough and get enough quality starts from their starting rotation, that they would surprise the baseball...
Via The Sports Journal
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitol Hill Buzz: A boxer in the Senate is ready for rumble

WASHINGTON (AP) The prospect of Saturday's bout pitting Floyd Mayweather against Manny Pacquiao had a retired, self-described minor league boxer fondly recalling his role and love of the sport. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., spoke with bemusement on the Senate floor Thursday about the big-time fight in Las Vegas, reminiscing about his work as a boxing judge and describing...
Via AP on Fox
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Rebuilding: Boxing Takes Back NBC

“As the heavyweights go, so goes boxing.” It would be convenient to look at the state of today’s heavyweight division and allow the whole sloppy lot of those fighters to shoulder the blame for boxing’s inability to compete for television time with more mainstream, or more marketable sports in the U.S. Whether or not it would be accurate is another issue entirely. The adage...
Via Bloguin Best
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: Mammoth St. Patrick’s Day

Feeling festive this St. Patrick’s Day? So were the Colorado Mammoth. Take a peak at these photos from the team’s 12-8 victory over the Minnesota Swarm on Sunday. The team wore green in honor of St. Patrick’s Day and featured traditional Irish entertainment during halftime, including the traditional Irish sport of hurling and Irish dancers. Sláinte! ...
Via Mile High Sports
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Noble finds pot of gold in Mammoth debut

DENVER – Don’t tell Jeremy Noble there’s supposed to be a learning curve when you first come into a league. In his NLL debut, Noble stole the show! The University of Denver alum had two goals and five assists to tie veteran John Grant, Jr. with a game-high seven points en route to being named the 1st Star of the Game as the Mammoth defeated the Swarm, 12-8,on Sunday night...
Via Mile High Sports
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

American Outlaws Reach 100 Chapters

For fans of the United States Men’s National team, you know who the American Outlaws are. They are the passionate, fiery and extremely loud following of our countries beloved soccer team.  They bring the noise at every USMNT home game and even most games outside of the country. If you are watching on TV you have without a doubt heard their chants raining all over which ever stadium...
Via In The Neutral Zone
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Bringing Boxing Back To The Pacific Northwest

Where exactly is boxing in the Pacific Northwest? When was the last time you attended a match? My point exactly! We have neglected a great sport and I am here to figure out a way to bring it back. While the exact birth of boxing cannot be traced, there is sufficient evidence that it dates back to the Mesopotamian era. It was formally introduced during the Greek Olympics in 688 B...
Via Oregon Sports News
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Where to Watch the World Cup in New York City

The great conundrum of New York City is that it provides one with an impossible amount of options for watching almost any sporting event including the World Cup. The wide variety of options makes the decision all the more difficult but luckily there are no real bad choices here. Any place with a TV and some cold beer will make a great spot to take in any match; but you and I both...
Via World Soccer Talk
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Could Bryn Renner be the Heir Apparent at QB?

AP Photo/Jack Dempsey The Denver Broncos are in a “win now” situation with Peyton Manning at the helm, but there’s always the future to think about. Aside from Manning though, this is an overall young team that should have many years of being a playoff team without having to rebuild. Players such as Demaryius Thomas, Ryan Clady, Julius Thomas, Orlando Franklin, and Montee Ball...
Via TopSportsReport
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Knicks Wait on Coach Search, To Discuss Job With Derek Fisher

Jack Dempsey/Associated Press Phil Jackson, president of the New York Knicks continues to send out signals that he is in no rush to hire a head coach until he can discuss the position with Derek Fisher of the Oklahoma City Thunder. After failing to losing Steve Kerr to the Golden State Warriors, it seemed like Jackson was running out of time to hire a legitimate coach. But sources...
Via The Garbage Time
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Triger Finger: Travis Dickinson Controversially Halts Matty Clarkson After Donnybrook

It is becoming something of an undesirable British tradition of late for an officiating howler to encroach upon headlines that ought to have been the sole preserve of the boxers over whom they stood watch. At Leeds Town Hall on Saturday, Doncaster’s Michael Alexander became the latest native referee to bungle a crucial call when he short-changed Preston’s “Magic” Matty Clarkson...
Via The Queensbury Rules
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the East: Rivals’ Offseason Moves

With Jets fans grasping at straws for every big name free agent that has seen the spotlight this offseason, here’s the transactions that may have been missed. Can the Jets, even with improvement, keep up with their competitors in the AFC East?  Miami Dolphins AP Photo/Jack Dempsey The Dolphins have been one of the quieter teams in the East, but have made some improvements on both...
Via One Jet At A Time
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Benny Leonard Snags Freddie Welsh's Title

(Jack Dempsey, left, pretends to punch Harry Houdini, with Benny Leonard's help) There exists an adage in boxing: "As the heavyweights go, so goes boxing." It's a fancy way of saying that most people extract more pleasure out of the sport the larger the fighters are, and the harder they're hitting each other. It also means that the smaller a fighter is, the more difficult it...
Via The Queensbury Rules
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: "Shadow" Maber Thumps Danny Needham

(William "Shadow" Maber; via) Trying to nail down traits of the typical "old timey" boxing character seems easy enough: funny stance, some type of sash, badly-fitting trousers and an epic mustache. To plant the stereotype's roots deeper still, add a dash of  jail time to a pinch of bar fighting hooligan and you have the "American Dream" of the turn of the century.  Australian...
Via The Queensbury Rules
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Tyson one of just many former heavyweight champs to enter boxing promotion

Mike Tyson was the youngest heavyweight champion of all time and in 1987 voted, "World's Most Popular Athlete." Now he joins a select list of legendary boxing heavyweight champions who became boxing promoters. Jack Dempsey Jack Dempsey, the "Manasa Mauler," stopped boxing after this fight against Gene Tunney. He promoted a few bouts before entering show business as an actor. Joe...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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