Tag Archive | University of Southern California

Washington Spirit Sign 2021 Draft Pick Tara McKeown to Rookie Contract

The Washington Spirit have signed 2021 draftee Tara McKeown to a two-year contract with an option for the third year. McKeown has been playing with the University of Southern California after she elected to finish her final spring season with the Trojans. McKeown, selected with the eighth overall pick in the 2021 NWSL Draft, signed a […]

New York Liberty Add Jacki Gemelos to 2021 Coaching Staff

The New York Liberty announced that Jacki Gemelos has been added as an Assistant Coach to Head Coach Walt Hopkins’ coaching staff, joining Shelley Patterson and Dustin Gray. “We couldn’t be more excited for Jacki to join us in Brooklyn for our inaugural season at Barclays Center,” said Hopkins. “In addition to being a wonderful […]

Washington Spirit Re-Sign 2020 Second-Round Pick Natalie Jacobs to a Multi-Year Deal

The Washington Spirit have re-signed defender Natalie Jacobs to a new two-year contract. Jacobs is the ninth player to re-sign with the Spirit this offseason and brings the current list of players under contract to 14.   Spirit Head Coach Richie Burke had this to say about Jacobs: “After an eventful rookie year, one in which this talented newcomer to […]

South Central LA to Gold: 1984 Olympic heavyweight champion Henry Tillman

Capturing an Olympic gold medal is special but overcoming tremendous odds and winning it at home, never mind meeting your future wife, made it extraordinarily special for 1984 Olympic heavyweight champion Henry Tillman. And beating Mike Tyson to earn a spot on the U.S. Olympic Boxing Team, not once but twice at the 1984 U.S. […]

Undefeated Welterweight Champion Keith Thurman Makes Long Awaited Ring Return to Defend His Title Against Battle-Hardened Veteran Josesito Lopez

Undefeated WBA Welterweight World Champion Keith “One Time” Thurman returns to the ring after a lengthy injury layoff to defend his title against veteran Josesito Lopez on Saturday, January 26 live in primetime in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions on FOX and FOX Deportes from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™. Televised […]