THE 123 KID NEWS

Victor Cruz on Odell Beckham Jr: The Kid’s a Heck of an Athlete

Three months ago, wide receiver Victor Cruz was the New York Giants’ best wide receiver. So much has changed since Cruz suffered a season-ending injury when he tore his Patellar tendon in his knee. Someone had to step up as the Giants’ No. 1 guy with Cruz sidelined, which came in the form of Odell Beckham Jr. While Cruz has been rehabilitating from his knee surgery, he had some...
Via Sportsnaut
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Junior dos Santos Escaped With a Win at UFC on FOX 13, But at What Cost?

Last Monday, UFC color commentator Joe Rogan appeared on “The Fighter and The Kid” podcast and sent massive waves throughout the MMA community with his brutal honesty. Rogan talked to UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub, who co-hosts the popular show, about wrapping up his fighting career before his brain turns into scrambled eggs. Schaub was viciously TKO’d just two days prior...
Via 5thRound.com
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

The Kid Buries Red Wolves

Matty has been looking to light a bit of a fire under the backsides of Hammons and Stephens via removing them from the starting lineup. Tonight, the tactic looked like it worked quite well. Make no mistake, Arkansas State is very bad at basketball. They’ve hovered in the middle 300s of the RPI rankings for this entire season. So the last thing they needed when they came into Mackey...
Via Boiled Sports
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

’13-’14 YEAR IN REVIEW: Kendall Stephens

Note: This is the sixth, and last, of the Year In Review series. Click that shiny link to see them all. They will recap their 2013-2014 season, show their “GIF of the Year”, state my favorite nicknames, and give a best/worst case scenario for the 2014-2015 season. Warning: stuff got real weird for my best/worst case scenarios. 2013-2014 season recap With sincere apologies...
Via Boiled Sports
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

A new great is added to the IT IS HIGH Hall of Yankee Fans

Today's Gray Lady profiles Brooklyn's top cricket player. We are proud to add The Brooklyn Cricketeer to the  IIHIIFIIc Yankee Fan Hall of Fame.  He joins the Greatest Yankee fans in history, such as...  The Fan Who Shot Khadaffi The Kid Who Appeared at Kim Jong-Il's Funeral The Sex-in-Restroom Stall Yankee Couple The Google Images Default Obnoxious Yankee...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Billy Dib returns to action Friday night, 1st fight in Australia in four years

Former featherweight titlist Billy "The Kid" Dib (37-3, 21 KOs) will not be trick-or-treating tomorrow night at home in Australia. Instead, he'll be dressed in trunks and wearing boxing gloves for his 12-round fight with his upset-minded Indonesian opponent Ruben Manakane (14-11-1, 9 KOs). Dib, whose only three losses as a professional have been in world title fights to undefeated...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

What “The Kid” Can Learn From Kane

Sidney Crosby has long been the “golden boy” for the NHL so what would arguably the best goal scorer in the league want to learn from the Blackhawks Patrick Kane? Quick Comparison First thing first Patrick Kane is no slouch so it’s not that surprising that Crosby reached out to Kane’s coach for some help. Crosby has one Cup, two Art Ross Trophy’s (scoring leader), two...
Via Sports Mockery
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Great Run By The QB, But Watch The Kid Get Stuck On The 10-Yard Line

  Meet quarterback Blake Gornick. That’s him wearing the #42 jersey. He’s a stud QB in the Deer Lakes football league in Pittsburgh....
Via Busted Coverage
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Meet undefeated prospect Bobby Hornsby in special Gatorade feature

Gatorade is producing a five-part series of digital shorts called "Gatorade Win From Within: The Series." Each story will feature an athlete who has achieved greatness against all odds to reach seemingly impossible goals and embodies the "Win From Within" spirit, an inner drive to push and improve their performance daily. In this segment, undefeated boxing prospect Bobby Hornsby...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Teddy Ballgame Would Have Been Ninety-Six

Ted Williams would have been 96 years old today. When 'The Kid' was a rookie for the Red Sox in 1939, he only hit .327 with 31 HRs and 145 RBIs. And, while Williams effectively missed five years to military service (WWII and Korea), he still managed to clout 521 HRs in 19 seasons. Those of us who were blessed to see him play in person will never forget the sight. While his .406...
Via FenwayNation
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Fighter and The Kid

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Via Fox Sports
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Father's Day gift: Looking back at Ken Griffey Jr.'s 500th home run

CINCINNATI -- His daddy was one of a plethora of superstars playing for The Big Red Machine and the kid, Ken Griffey Jr., used to hang around the clubhouse. When the team was on the field, Junior and Pete Rose Jr. and Eduardo Perez would sneak into manager Sparky Anderson's office and steal red pop from a mini-refrigerator. When he was barely a teenager, Griffey Jr., wearing his...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians Announce Major Enhancements to Progressive Field

In an effort to provide a different and unique fan experience, the Cleveland Indians are making changes to Progressive Field for the 2015 season. Thursday the Indians announced a plan to make major enhancements this offseason, aimed at adapting to fans’ expectations for their ballpark experience. Enhancements will include a new two-story bar, a group seating area, new placement...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

The Kid Gets A Shot At Stardom

    November the 22nd, Manny ” Pac Man” Pacquaio will defend his welterweight title against rising star Chris Algieri at the Cotia arena in Macau, China. This will be more ineresting than people think. Algieri is a former kickboxer turned pro boxer, has blazed onto the scene with a few big wins . Most notably against Provodnikov in a junior welterweight world title match, in...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

The Kid From Akron Is Going Home: Twitter’s Welcome Back Party

LeBron James has decided to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, and it produced some excellent twitter reactions.
Via Gamedayr
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Kyle O’Quinn Takes Over Magic’s Twitter Account, Shenanigans Ensue

Wednesday at 5 p.m. found Orlando Magic big man Kyle O’Quinn at Amway Center for Summer League action and taking over the Orlando Magic’s official Twitter account for a full hour. KOQ answered questions that Magic fans were yearning to ask. The Q & A started normal and bland enough. .@michelleintampa If I wasn’t playing basketball I’d be guidance counselor. #AskOQuinn...
Via Magic Basketball Online
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

The 8 Kids at Every Summer Sports Camp

The Beginner The Beginner is the kid who recently showed an interest in the sport, so his parents signed him up to learn. Everything. Absolutely everything. The Beginner is the kid at hockey camp who doesn’t know how to skate. At basketball camp he’s the kid who can’t dribble even one time. At baseball camp, he can’t catch. Or throw. Early in the camp, the coaches will spend...
Via Sports Pickle
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Davis vs. Farenas weigh-in results for tonight’s special FNF & 50 Cent’s Birthday Bash from Foxwoods

Tonight at Foxwoods in a special Wednesday night edition of ESPN's Friday Night Fights, and 50 Cent's 2nd Annual Birthday Bash, Mark Davis, the undefeated prospect from Cleveland, takes on Michael Farenas in the main event. Right here, find the complete weigh-in results with photos and weights for the card. MAIN EVENT - IBF WORLD JUNIOR LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE ELIMINATOR (12) - ESPN...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

FNF preview: 50 Cent hosts Davis vs. Farenas, Dib vs. Garza

The special Wednesday, July 2 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights will feature undefeated Jr. Lightweight Mark “Too Sharp” Davis (18-0, 5 KOs) and Michael “Hammer Fist” Farenas (37-4-4, 29 KOs). Wednesday’s show, from Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Conn., will air live at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2 and is promoted by SMS Promotions, which is owned by 50 Cent. The card...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Full bout sheet for July 2 FNF at Foxwoods: Davis vs Farenas, Dib vs Garza & more

On Wednesday, July 2, a special edition of ESPN's Friday Night Fights will take place at the Grand Theater at Fox Tower in Foxwoods Resorts Casino in Connecticut. It's "50 Cent's Birthday Bash", promoted by SMS Promotions, and right here, you can find the full card and bout sheet, and all of the details on the event. MAIN EVENT - IBF WORL JUNIOR LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE ELIMINATOR (12)...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Billy Dib moving up to 130 lbs, ready to challenge for title after July 2 fight at Foxwoods

Former IBF featherweight champion Billy "The Kid" Dib (36-3, 21 KOs) returns Wednesday, July 2 to the scene of arguably the most disappointing night of his professional career for a 10-round co-feature bout against  Alberto "Kichis" Garza (26-7-1, 21 KOs). Dib's promoter, 50 Cent's SMS Promotions, will present a special edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights at Grand Theater in Fox...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

DraftKings – I Can’t Take Much Maurer Of This

I'm a self-confessed/afflicted Mariners fan. I have been since the days of The Kid, Bones and 'The Martinez Brothers'. I remember Mike Blowers catching fire in the second half of 1995 as Seattle surged to take over the AL West pennant from a team led by a guy with a fish for a last name. Fast forward 19 years - make sure you don't wear out your VCR doing that, it'll take a while...
Via Razzball
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel NFL Draft Watch: The Kid From Kerrville Is In New York

Johnny Manziel has landed in New York for the 2014 NFL Draft. JFF is no longer just a kid from Kerrville.
Via Gamedayr
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

The seven kids on every youth sports team

Few of us ever play professional sports. A few more play in college. But most everyone played sports as a kid. And if it was Little League or biddy soccer, every team had the same seven kids. #1 — The Coach’s Son He might not be the most athletic kid on the team, or have the best stats (or any stats for that matter). But he makes up for it with smarts, hustle and determination...
Via Sports Pickle
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Tennessee Joins In The Recruit Drawing Game

A few days ago, we discovered that Georgia has been sending out hand-drawn pictures of high school players in their recruiting letters. Recruiting is a copy-cat’s game, and SEC East rival Tennessee has joined in on what is certain to become a recruiting fad.  Tennessee’s approach is a bit different. Georgia showed recruits wearing half-jerseys of their high school and UGA, while...
Via College Spun
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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