Boxing

FEATURE: The boom of sports betting

Ah, sports. The intensity. The pageantry. The emotion.  The money. Yes, the sports industry is first and foremost a business. Common fans forget this simple fact when their favorite player is traded, or their favorite team relocates cities. At the end of the day, sports are a business. While the …

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Anticipation Through the Roof for Fury-Wilder fight

Previously, Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder displayed mutual respect for each other in prefight press conferences. That all changed on Wednesday night. A couple of inches separated the two boxers during the faceoff on stage at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. They mouthed off at each other with …

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Mayweather-McGregor Preview

It is almost here. Tomorrow, college football returns, but it will be second fiddle to the main event — every sports fan will be counting down the time until the Mayweather-McGregor fight. We have watched chaotic press conference after chaotic press conference between the two fighters, hung on every ridiculous statement …

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Remembering Ali: The Greatest

A large poster of one of my personal heroes sits behind my desktop screen. The hero in question, the image’s focus—Muhammad Ali. He’s towering over Sonny Liston, who failed to escape the first round. You’ve seen the image, you’ve heard the story. 51 years after that image was captured, on June 3, …

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Boxing Legend Muhammad Ali Dies

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has died at the age of 74 after a short hospital stay in Arizona.   He had been hospitalized just a few days ago for reported respiratory problems. “The Greatest” was not in good health over the past few years, as Ali suffered increasingly from the …

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