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St. John’s and BIG EAST to Host 2023 NCAA Men’s Basketball East Regional at MSG

St. John’s and the BIG EAST Conference will host the 2023 NCAA Men’s Basketball East Regional at Madison Square Garden as announced Wednesday by the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee. Games are scheduled for March 23 and 25, 2023 at “The World’s Most Famous Arena,” the home court of the Red Storm for nearly […]

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 […]

Justin “Crazy Train” Rolfe crowned N.E. heavyweight champion – Larry Smith records 1st win in 9 year

Two regional title bouts, supported by several stay-busy fights, highlighted Granite Chin Promotion’s first pro boxing event since this past November, ‘Return to Derry,” last night (Sat., Aug. 29), in front of a near capacity crowd at New England Sports Center in Derry, New Hampshire. Two world champions were in attendance to support the fighters, […]

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 […]