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Celebrated manager Jackie Kallen predicts unbeaten Mykquan Williams will be her sixth world champion

Women’s pioneer Jackie Kallen, the first and arguably most successful female manager in the boxing history, strongly believes unbeaten 21-year-old “Marvelous” Mykquan Williams (15-0-1, 7 KOs) will develop into her sixth world champion. Williams, fighting out of East Hartford, CT, is the reigning the World Boxing Council (WBC) United States super lightweight champion. “Mykey has […]

USA Women’s National Team to Train in Chicago, Take Part in NBA All-Star Weekend

A total of 15 athletes are slated to participate in a USA Women’s National Team three-day minicamp Feb. 14-16 in Chicago and participate in a variety of off-court activities during the NBA All-Star Weekend, including a USA open practice that follows the NBA All-Star Teams’ practices at Wintrust Arena on Feb. 15. Included on the […]

Figueroa Earns BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll Spot

Following a career-best effort that propelled the Red Storm to its first true road victory of the season, LJ Figueroa has earned a spot on the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll, it was announced by the conference office on Monday afternoon. Figueroa received his second honor roll nod of the season after averaging 20.5 points […]

St. John’s Starts Midwest Swing at Marquette

The St. John’s men’s basketball game will look to snap a two-game slide when it begins a Midwest swing at Marquette on Tuesday night. The contest is set to tip at 9 p.m. ET on FS1 with Kevin Kugler and Tim Miles on the call from Fiserv Forum. The game can also be heard on […]

Red Storm Returns to MSG to Host DePaul

The St. John’s men’s basketball team will make its BIG EAST debut at “The World’s Most Famous Arena” on Saturday afternoon, welcoming the Blue Demons of DePaul to Madison Square Garden. Tip-off is scheduled for 12 p.m. on 970 AM WNYM and FSN, which will be available locally on YES Network. Pat O’Keefe and Tarik […]

The Ring Return of the ‘Common Man’ Joe ‘The Beast’ Jr.

JOE “THE BEAST” SMITH JR. (24-3 20KO’S) made his pro-debut in 2009 and spent much of his early years in boxing developing in the New York boxing scene, most notably at Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing praised “Rockin’ Fight” series at The Paramount. Fast forward to 2016 and the year of “THE BEAST” was truly upon […]

Hofstra MBB Wright-Foreman Invited To 2019 NBA G League Elite Camp

Hofstra senior Justin Wright-Foreman has been invited to attend the 2019 NBA G League Elite Camp, which will take place May 12-14 at Quest Multisport in Chicago, Illinois. Replacing the NBA G League Elite Mini Camp, the three-day event will give prospects eligible for the 2019 NBA Draft an opportunity to showcase their skills in […]