Tag Archive | Ohio

“The Mason Brothers” are coming!

Cleveland light welterweight Abdullah Mason has a dream to establish himself and his four brothers in boxing. Influenced by his older brothers and father/coach, Valiant Mason, Abdullah first got into boxing at the age of nine. His older brothers often gave him boxing tips and his father introduced him to boxing, asking his young son […]

Wendy Toussaint To Take On Charles Conwell in ShoBox Main Event October 7

ShoBox: The New Generation returns for the first time since March with a four-fight card headlined by exciting, undefeated super welterweight prospects Charles Conwell and Wendy Toussaint in a 10-round main-event bout on Wednesday, October 7 live on SHOWTIME ® (9 p.m. ET/PT) from the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Conn. The four-fight telecast will […]

Washington Spirit Midfielder Rose Lavelle named to 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup Best XI

Washington Spirit midfielder Rose Lavelle has been named to the NWSL Challenge Cup Best XI. The Best XI, which was announced at halftime of the Challenge Cup final between Chicago and Houston, was determined by a vote that polled the media, fans, players and coaches. This is Lavelle’s second straight Best XI honor after also being named […]

Washington Spirit Bledsoe named co-W-League Goalkeeper of the Year

Washington Spirit and Sydney FC goalkeeper Aubrey Bledsoe was named the co-2019-2020 Goalkeeper of the Year along with Melbourne City goalkeeper Lydia Williams for the Westfield W-League on Thursday evening at a virtual Dolan Warren Awards ceremony in Australia. This is the second-consecutive season Bledsoe has earned the honor after also winning in the 2018-2019 […]

Jets Release 2020 Schedule

The New York Jets announced their 2020 NFL schedule, which features the team opening the regular season against the Buffalo Bills for the second-consecutive year – this time in Western New York. The club’s home opener at MetLife Stadium is in Week Two against the San Francisco 49ers. The regular season schedule is highlighted by […]

Born to box: Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini

As the son of a prizefighter, International Boxing Hall of Fame inductee (“Class of 2015”) Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini was born to box, and the Youngstown, Ohio fighter climbed to the top of the sport’s mountain, capturing the World Boxing Association (WBA) lightweight title in 1982. Mancini’s father, the late Lenny “Boom Boom” Mancini, boxed […]

New York Liberty Announce Additions to Coaching Staff

The New York Liberty today announced that Kelly Raimon and Dustin Gray have been added as Assistant Coaches, joining Shelley Patterson on Head Coach Walt Hopkins’ coaching staff. “We are extremely excited about the diversity of experiences, skills, and ideas that Kelly and Dustin bring to the Liberty organization,” said Hopkins. “Between Dustin’s elite understanding […]