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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 […]

USA Boxing Converts Abandoned Department Store Into National Training Gym for Preparations for Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

When the boxers of the USA Boxing Olympic Qualification Team arrived in Colorado Springs, Colorado. this week they walked into a new training facility with just over six months left until the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, and even less time to their qualification tournaments. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, USA Boxing athletes have not […]

Crutcher Named A-10 Men’s Basketball Player of the Week; DeGray Chosen as Rookie

The Atlantic 10 Conference has named Dayton senior Jalen Crutcher as A-10 Player of the Week. Massachusetts freshman Ronnie DeGray III was selected as the league’s Rookie of the Week. The awards were announced Monday and are for games played Jan. 11-17. Crutcher led Dayton to a pair of wins last week, averaging 20.5 points, […]

San Diego amateur boxer Jonathan Mansour experienced emotional roller-coaster ride in 2020

In 2019, Jonathan “Magic” Mansour finished fifth at the USA Olympic Trials as one of the youngest competitors in the field, and the now 21-year-old San Diego featherweight had planned to put on a magical performance at the 2020 USA Boxing National Championships this past December, at the Shreveport Convention Center in Shreveport, Louisiana. In […]