Tag Archive | Texas

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Announces New Initiatives to Address Police Brutality and Fight Social Injustice

Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE) today announced a series of initiatives, actions, and investments which the company is making to advance a broad community conversation towards policy maker action on police brutality and fighting social injustice. “Sports have a significant impact on the day-to-day life of any great community, and I believe that owning teams […]

Sky Blue FC to Observe ‘Juneteenth’

On June 19, Sky Blue FC will be closing its offices to observe ‘Juneteenth’, joining many organizations across the country in recognizing and honoring this date as the effective end of slavery in the United States. Juneteenth is a celebrated commemoration of June 19, 1865. On that date, Union Soldiers finally arrived in Galveston, Texas […]

Top USA amateur boxers adjusting to life without fights & waiting another year for Olympics shot

Amateur boxing, as in the professional ranks, has been shut-down worldwide due to the Coronavirus pandemic. USA Boxing members are adjusting to these challenging and trying times all across the country. Gyms and schools are closed, tournaments suspended, and the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo have been postponed a year. Members of the Elite […]

Houston heavyweight boxer Darius Fulghum puts nursing career on hold to pursue Olympic dream

Amateur boxers often take different routes on their personal journeys and Houston heavyweight Darius Fulghum has put his career outside the ring on hold to pursue his boxing dreams. Fulghum was a wrestler in high school back in Killeen, Texas. He started boxing in 2015 and quickly developed a passion for the “Sweet Science,” largely […]

Lloyd, Pugh, and Purce Named to 26-Player Training Camp Roster for 2020 SheBelieves Cup

Sky Blue FC players Carli Lloyd, Mallory Pugh, and Margaret Purce have been named to the U.S. Women’s National Team 26-player training camp roster in preparation for the 2020 SheBelieves Cup, which features the top-ranked Americans, No. 6 England, No. 10 Japan and No. 13 Spain. All of the matches will be shown on ESPN […]

USA Women’s National Team to Train in Chicago, Take Part in NBA All-Star Weekend

A total of 15 athletes are slated to participate in a USA Women’s National Team three-day minicamp Feb. 14-16 in Chicago and participate in a variety of off-court activities during the NBA All-Star Weekend, including a USA open practice that follows the NBA All-Star Teams’ practices at Wintrust Arena on Feb. 15. Included on the […]

Night of Heavyweights Hits Primetime: Unbeaten Polish Star Adam Kownacki Battles Robert Helenius in Heavyweight Title Eliminator in Front of Hometown Fans Saturday

Undefeated Polish star and Brooklyn native Adam Kownacki will headline a night of heavyweight showdowns and look to thrill his hometown crowd when he takes on Robert Helenius in a 12-round WBA Heavyweight Title eliminator headlining FOX PBC Fight Night and on FOX Deportes Saturday, March 7 from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™. […]