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Froch retains world titles with controversial victory over Groves

For twenty odd years, boxing’s super-middleweight division has been synonymous with fighters from the British isles. From Nigel Benn to Michael Watson to Chris Eubank to, the greatest of them all, Steve Collins the 90′s were jam-packed with British and Irish warriors. Following that, Welshman Joe Calzaghe dominated the 168 pounds division for ten years before retiring undefeated...
Via Fight Booth
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Top 5 worst referee calls in modern boxing history

While boxing fans direct most of their ire at incompetent or corrupt judges, plenty of bile is leftover for the failings or willful misdeeds of referees. Even the most august of referees in boxing have one or two blemishes where they made a bad call or lost control of events. Most of these bad or blown calls are merely embarrassing, such as the failure of celebrity referee Jersey...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

British Beat: Anthony Crolla Prepares To Battle His Demons Along With Derry Mathews

(From left to right: Derry Mathews, promoter Eddie Hearn, Anthony Crolla) Anthony Crolla makes his first competitive start this weekend since the night he almost killed Heywood rival Kieran Farrell. In a suffocating December brawl, the 22-year-old Farrell developed an acute subdural haematoma that threatened his life. He survived but not without consequence. Farrell lost almost...
Via The Queensbury Rules
March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Schlichter gets 10-plus years in prison

A federal judge has sentenced former Ohio State and NFL quarterback Art Schlichter to nearly 11 years in prison in a fraud case stemming from a million-dollar ticket-selling scheme. The 52-year-old Schlichter, a former Indianapolis Colts quarterback, had been in jail since January when authorities said he violated the conditions of his bond by testing positive for cocaine use while...
Via AP on Fox
May 04, 2012  |  Discuss

10-plus years prison term for ex-NFL, Ohio St QB

The painful saga of ex-Ohio State and Indianapolis Colts quarterback Art Schlichter came to a close Friday when a federal judge sentenced him to nearly 11 years in prison for scamming participants in what authorities called a million-dollar sports ticket scheme. Schlichter, 52, had been down this road before, spending time in prison in Indiana related to his gambling addiction,...
Via AP on Fox
May 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Top 5 Old School NCAA Lacrosse Rules

Lacrosse All StarsTop 5 Old School NCAA Lacrosse RulesI’ve been thinking a lot about the way lacrosse is played today, how it will be played tomorrow, and how it was played back in the day.  There have been a lot of rule changes over the years and today we’re giving you our Top 5 Old School Rules! You won’t find these rules in the book nowadays, but they used to the code that...
Via Lacrosse All Stars
November 14, 2011  |  Discuss
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