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New York Liberty’s Michaela Onyenwere named 2021 Kia WNBA Rookie of the Year

The WNBA announced recently that New York Liberty forward Michaela Onyenwere has been selected as the 2021 Kia Rookie of the Year by a national panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. Onyenwere, named on 47 out of 49 ballots, is the Liberty’s first rookie to win the award. Liberty guard/forward DiDi Richards and Atlanta Dream guard Aari McDonald also […]

Marvin Cordova, Jr. & Robert Daniels, Jr. Join Fighter Locker stable

Veteran boxer Marvin “Much Too Much” Cordova, Jr (pictured above) and promising prospect Robert Daniels, Jr. (pictured below) are the latest additions to Ryan Roach’s growing Fighter Locker stable.  “Mr. (Jimmy) Burchfield (Cordova’s promoter) linked me up with Marvin,” Roach said. We had a few short conversations on the phone, and it just happened. Marvin is very passionate about the sport, and […]

Nine Athletes Selected to 2021 USA Women’s U19 World Cup Team

Including seven USA Basketball gold medalists, nine athletes age 19-and-under were named to the 2021 USA Basketball Women’s U19 World Cup Team following three days of trials, May 14-16 in Denver. Additionally, five finalists will return to the USA’s training camp, which begins on July 19 at a site to be announced, in hopes of […]

New York Liberty Select Michaela Onyenwere No. 6 Overall in 2021 WNBA Draft

The New York Liberty selected Michaela Onyenwere from UCLA with the sixth overall pick in tonight’s 2021 WNBA Draft presented by State Farm®. This marks the third player in the franchise’s 25-year history drafted No. 6 overall, joining Sue Wicks (1997) and Crystal Robinson (1999). Onyenwere, a 6-0 forward, highlights this year’s Liberty draft class. […]

USA Men’s 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Team Begins Training Camp

The 2021 USA Basketball Men’s 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Team, including Canyon Barry (Iowa Wolves/Florida/Colorado Springs, Colo.), Robbie Hummel (Purdue/Valparaiso, Ind.), Dominique Jones (Fort Hays State/Harlem, N.Y.) and Kareem Maddox (Princeton/Los Angeles, Calif.), will train March 12-18 in Orlando, Florida, in preparation for the 2021 FIBA 3×3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament that will be played March 26-30 in Graz, Austria. Olympic berths will go […]

MLW signs Leo Brien to long-term contract

Major League Wrestling (“MLW”) announced it has signed Leo Brien to a long-term contact. “Leo is one of the sport’s best kept secrets,” said MLW CEO Court Bauer. “A 265 pound southern brawler that hits like (Stan) Hansen and moves like (Terry) Gordy? You simply don’t see guys like this today.” Spitting tobacco in the face of opponents while employing dirty […]

USA BASKETBALL – Coaching Staff for February 2021 USA Men’s AmeriCup Qualifying Team Announced

Former NBA coach Joe Prunty will serve as head coach of the February 2021 USA AmeriCup Qualifying Team, and assisting Prunty on the U.S. bench will be experienced USA Basketball coaches Othella Harrington and Yale University head coach James Jones. The USA will train Feb. 13-18 in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and participate in the […]