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New York Liberty Select Michaela Onyenwere No. 6 Overall in 2021 WNBA Draft

The New York Liberty selected Michaela Onyenwere from UCLA with the sixth overall pick in tonight’s 2021 WNBA Draft presented by State Farm®. This marks the third player in the franchise’s 25-year history drafted No. 6 overall, joining Sue Wicks (1997) and Crystal Robinson (1999). Onyenwere, a 6-0 forward, highlights this year’s Liberty draft class. […]

Showtime and PBC unveils Five-month Boxing Schedule

SHOWTIME Sports and Premier Boxing Champions unveiled a loaded five-month boxing schedule of nine high-stakes world championship events beginning Saturday, May 15, live on SHOWTIME. The schedule delivers two events per month through August. Thirteen matchups have been announced thus far with no less than seven world title fights, and 12 fighters defending undefeated records. […]

Dallas Wings Selects Charli Collier with First Overall Pick

Two-time All-American Charli Collier of Texas tonight was  selected by the Dallas Wings with the first overall pick of WNBA Draft 2021 presented by State  Farm®, which was held virtually for a second year in a row in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.  A finalist for the Lisa Leslie Award as the nation’s top center, […]

Granite Chin Promotions returns with “Crossroads’ on April 17

Granite Chin Promotions is bringing old-time, local rivalry pro boxing back Saturday night, April 17, with the presentation of the “Crossroads” day-night doubleheader, featuring seven regional and local title fights, at New England Sports Center in Derry, New Hampshire.  Former New England middleweight champion Kendrick “Peppa” Ball (15-1-2, 11 KOs) steps up in terms of competition against […]

RJJ Boxing Results from April 3 Fights

Unbeaten Mexican featherweight Alan “Lachorro” Solis captured the vacant World Boxing Organization (WBO) featherweight title last Friday night on the RJJ Boxing event, Roy Jones, Jr. Boxing Promotions and De La O Promotions, at Polideportivo Centenario in Los Mochia, Sonora, Mexico.  RJJ Boxing was streamed live and exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS®, the world’s leading digital subscription service for combat RJJ […]

Former Super Welterweight World Champion Tony Harrison Battles Bryant Perrella in FOX PBC Fight Night Main Event & on FOX Deportes Saturday, April 17

Former WBC Super Welterweight World Champion Tony “Superbad” Harrison will enter the ring to face hard-hitting southpaw Bryant “Goodfella” Perrella in the super welterweight main event of FOX PBC Fight Night and on FOX Deportes Saturday, April 17 from Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall in Los Angeles. Televised coverage begins at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. […]

National Lacrosse League to start December 2021

The National Lacrosse League (@NLL), the largest and most successful professional lacrosse property in the world, announced that the NLL Board of Governors has officially approved the start of the 2021-22 season for the weekend of December 3rd-4th. The schedule will call for 18 regular season games followed by Playoffs and a Championship Series. “During […]