Stacy Podelski

Atlanta’s Breland, Los Angeles’ Parker Named WNBA Players of the Week

Jessica Breland of the Atlanta Dream and Candace Parker of the Los Angeles Sparks today were named the WNBA’s Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played July 9-15.   Breland earned Player of the Week honors for the first time in her seven-year career.  She led the Eastern Conference in […]

Liberty Look to Capture Season Series versus Wings

The New York Liberty (7-14) turned in one of their best performances of the season in a win over the Chicago Sky on Sunday. They will shoot for their third straight victory when they face the Dallas Wings (12-9)  on Tuesday.   QUICK HITS   Tina Charles’ 20.1 points per game rank fourth in the […]

World Bare Knuckle Fighting Federation Officially Up & Running

Combat sports’ newest organization, World Bare Knuckle Fighting Federation (WBKFF), officially announced today that it is fully operational and targeting this October to promote its inaugural professional event, to air worldwide on independent pay per view. WBKFF principals include CEO Tom Stankiewicz, COO & Director of Operations JC and matchmaker Paul Tyler. The exact date […]

Bruno Ferreira battles back from cancer Returns after 3 years of inactivity to fight at “Road to M-1: USA”

Undefeated Brazilian MMA fighter Bruno Ferreira (8-0-0) returns to action August 11 after successfully battling cancer the past three years. The now 30-year-old Ferreira will take on always dangerous Tony Gravely (12-5-0), of Virginia, at “Road to M-1: USA”, presented by M-1 Global USA and Angel Fight Promotions. “This is very special for me,” Ferreira […]

WBA Super Middleweight Women’s World Champion Alicia “The Empress” Napoleon Defends Her Title Against Once-Beaten Contender Hannah Rankin Saturday, August 4 at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

WBA Women’s Super Middleweight World Champion Alicia ‘The Empress’ Napoleon, (9-1, 5 KO’s), of Lindenhurst, NY will make her first defense against WBC Silver Middleweight titlist Hannah Rankin, (5-1, 1 KO) of Glasgow, Scotland on Saturday, August 4 at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Scheduled for ten rounds, Napoleon vs. Rankin […]

New York Liberty Cruise to Victory over Sky, 107-84

Coming off a thrilling victory at the buzzer against the Connecticut Sun on Wednesday, the New York Liberty (7-14) carried its momentum into Sunday, to rout the visiting Chicago Sky, 107-84, at the Westchester County Center.   After a first half of action the featured 100 combined points, the Sky (7-14) trailed by just six […]

Sky Blue FC Suffers Home Loss to North Carolina Courage

Sky Blue FC (0-12-3, 3 points) returned to National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) action on Saturday, suffering a 4-0 home loss to the first-place North Carolina Courage (14-1-3, 45 points) at Yurcak Field. “We moved the ball well in the first half, but we were in a position where we had to be much more […]