Tag Archive | Canada

USA Advances to the Women’s World Cup Semifinals With Win Against Serbia

Behind Alyssa Thomas‘ double-double (13 points, 14 rebounds), the USA prevailed over Serbia in the quarterfinals at the 2022 FIBA Women’s World Cup in Sydney. The game saw the USA trail for the first time (11-7) at the competition but a 20-0 run paved the way for a berth into the semifinals. The victory improves the […]

U.S. Defeats Canada To Win Bronze Medal at AmeriCup

The USA AmeriCup Team won the bronze medal at the 2022 FIBA AmeriCup with an 84-80 victory over Canada on Sunday at Geraldo Arena in Recife, Brazil. This year marks the 10th time the U.S. has competed at the FIBA AmeriCup. The U.S. trailed at halftime 36-29 but rallied in the third quarter to pull […]

USA U16 Women Clinch 2022 FIBA U17 World Cup Berth with 121-12 Quarterfinal Win Over Costa Rica

The USA Women’s U16 National Team (4-0), the FIBA No. 1-ranked youth program in the world, ran away with a 121-12 quarterfinal victory over No. 39-ranked Costa Rica (0-4) at the 2021 FIBA Americas U16 Championship on Friday morning in Leon, Mexico. The win not only advanced the U.S. squad to the medal semifinals, but […]

“Boxing Under The Stars” weights from Montreal

The official “Boxing Under the Stars” weigh in was held recently for the Friday night’s outdoor show, presented by Groupe Yvon Michel (GYM) in association with Lee Baxter Promotions, at the IGA Stadium in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Boxing Under The Stars” will be available via pay-per-view on Canal Indigo, Bell TV, Shaw TV and on […]

Mets Select Nine Players on Day Two of the MLB Draft

 The New York Mets made nine selections in rounds 2-10 to complete day two of the 2021 First-Year Player Draft. In the second round, with the 46th overall pick, the Mets selected Calvin Ziegler, a right-handed pitcher from TNXL Academy (FL). Ziegler, 18, hails from Ontario, Canada, but spent the 2021 season pitching stateside. He is […]

USA U19 Men Hold Off Canada 92-86 to Advance to the FIBA U19 World Cup Gold Medal Game

In a close semifinal battle, the USA (6-0) played on a strong fourth quarter effort to edge out a 92-86 victory over Canada (5-1) and advance to the gold medal game at the 2021 FIBA U19 World Cup for Men in Riga, Latvia.  Kenneth Lofton Jr. (Louisiana Tech/Port Arthur, Texas) led the USA in scoring with […]

“Breakout” headliner: NABA U.S. Heavyweight title fight Steve Vukosa vs. Mike Marshall

“Breakout,” presented by Granite Chin Promotions, will feature two heavyweight title fights as part of another day-night doubleheader on June 26th at New England Sports Center in Derry, New Hampshire.  The night card is headlined by the 10-round main event for the vacant NABA United States Heavyweight Championship between ageless Steve “The Gentle Giant” Vukosa (13-1, 5 KOs) and Mike […]