Tag Archive | Olympics

Sue Bird and Eddy Alvarez Selected as Team USA’s Flag Bearers

 Four-time Olympic gold medalist Sue Bird and baseball player Eddy Alvarez, a 2014 Olympic silver medalist in speedskating, were selected as Team USA’s flag bearers for the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee today announced. The Opening Ceremony will be held Friday, July 23, at Olympic Stadium in Tokyo. […]

1495 Sports TV Presents: Team USA Basketball Press Conference and Practice Videos from July 7

1495 Sports is proud to bring the following USA Basketball Press Conference from 7/7. Featuring Head Coach Gregg Popovich, along with stars Bradley Beal and Jayson Tatum who talk about the upcoming Olympics and more. In addition we are proud to bring the following video from the team’s practice session on July 6 and 7: […]

Sky Blue FC Midfielder Carli Lloyd and Defender Midge Purce Named to USWNT January Camp Roster

Sky Blue FC Midfielder Carli Lloyd and Defender Margaret “Midge” Purce have been named to the upcoming U.S. Women’s Soccer National Team January Training Camp roster. For Purce, this is her third consecutive roster under head coach Vlatko Andonovski, while Lloyd is heading into her first camp following a knee injury that sidelined her for […]

Sa’Rai Brown-El : The future of women’s boxing

The future of women’s boxing, perhaps, is 15-year-old Sa’Rai Brown-El, who has already captured top honors in 11 national and regional tournaments. Since she started boxing in 2015, Sa’Rai has collected gold medals at the 2019 Junior Open, 2019 National PAL, 2019 & 2017 National Junior Olympics, 2017 Western Regional Open, and Eastern Regional Open […]

Maya Moore Honored with USOPC’s Jack Kelly Fair Play Award

In recognition of her selfless act to defer her athletic career to pursue criminal justice reform, two-time Olympic and two-time FIBA World Cup gold medalist Maya Moore has been named as the recipient of the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee’s 2020 Jack Kelly Fair Play Award. The Jack Kelly Fair Play Award, established in […]

No Fear for Juan Carlos Abreu vs. undefeated welterweight sensation Jaron “Boots” Ennis

Upset-minded veteran Juan “Merengue” Carlos Abreu has vowed to use his experience advantage against boxing’s newest boogeyman, Jaron “Boots” Ennis (25-0, 23 KOs), who has knocked out his last 15 opponents in a row, this Saturday night (Sept. 19th) on SHOWTIME live from a “closed” Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. Ennis-Abreu, presented by TGB […]

Boxing saved the life of Two-Division World Champion “El Gallo” Jose Antonio Rivera

Like many boxers, two-division world champion “El Gallo” Jose Antonio Rivera credits boxing for saving his life. “Absolutely,” Rivera agreed. “After my mom passed away when I was 10 years old, I gave up on life and my decision-making reflected that: hanging around with the wrong crowd including gang members, consuming alcohol between the ages […]