Tag Archive | Louisiana

Amelia Moore Women’s Boxing Pioneer

Nothing in boxing has come easy for 2020 USA Boxing Olympic Qualification Team lightweight alternate Amelia Moore, who has overcome several major obstacles to be the elite boxer that she is today. A native of Maine, the 31-year-old Moore attended the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland for two years, voluntarily leaving there for medical […]

Syracuse’s Amir Anderson Goes from Underdog to Top Dog

In the 2019 USA National Boxing Championships, Amir Anderson was a relatively unknown competitor from Syracuse (N.Y.), but this year he believes he’s one of the “top dogs” in the 165-pound decision. Anderson will be competing in the youth division at the 2020 USA Boxing National Championships, postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic from last […]

Red Storm Men’s Basketball to Close Regular Season against Seton Hall on Saturday

 The St. John’s Men’s Basketball team will close out its regular season on Saturday when it plays host to longtime BIG EAST rival Seton Hall at 7 p.m. inside Carnesecca Arena. The game will air live nationally on FS1 with Kevin Burkhardt and Jim Jackson on the call.  570 AM WMCA will carry the contest […]

Texas Twins Jordan & Josh Jenkins on Special Mission to Write American Boxing History

Texas twins Josh and Jordan Jenkins are on a mission to become the first twins ever to be on a Team USA Olympic Boxing Team. They will both be competing in the elite division at the 2020 USA Boxing National Championships, postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic from last December to March 25 – April […]

New York Mets Sign RHP Taijuan Walker to a two-year contract

The New York Mets announced recently that the team has signed right-handed pitcher Taijuan Walker to a two-year contract with a player option for the 2023 season. In a corresponding move, right-handed pitcher Noah Syndergaard has been placed on the 60-Day Injured List. Walker, 28, split the 2020 season between Seattle and Toronto. From August […]

New York Mets sign LHP Aaron Loup

The New York Mets announced that the team has signed left-handed pitcher Aaron Loup to a one-year contract. Loup, 33, spent the 2020 season with the Tampa Bay Rays, going 3-2 with a 2.52 ERA (seven earned runs/25.0 innings) with four walks and 22 strikeouts in 24 games. He allowed two earned runs in 5.1 […]

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 […]