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Atlantic 10, Barclays Center to Host 2024 NCAA Men’s Basketball First and Second Rounds

The Atlantic 10 Conference and Barclays Center will serve as a host for the 2024 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship First and Second Rounds, as announced Wednesday by the NCAA. The 2024 First and Second Rounds will be the third NCAA basketball event at Barclays Center, which also was the site of the 2016 First and […]

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 […]

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2020 Announcement presented by Fifty-Five South Ventures

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced the nine honorees in the Class of 2020 presented by Fifty-Five South Ventures. The Class of 2020 will be enshrined in Springfield, Massachusetts, the Birthplace of Basketball, on Saturday, August 29, 2020. As previously announced, in light of the unique circumstance surrounding the Class of 2020, the […]