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Mayweather beats Pacquiao in unanimous decision

Las Vegas, NV ( – Floyd Mayweather Jr. kept his perfect record intact by soundly beating Manny Pacquiao in the “fight of the century.” Mayweather (48-0, 26 KOs) became the unified welterweight champion with a 12- round unanimous decision Saturday night in the long-awaited meeting between two of the best pound-for-pound fighters of their generation. The 38-year-old won by scores ... Read More »

Favorite American Pharoah wins Kentucky Derby

Louisville, KY ( – Champion colt American Pharoah, sent off as the 5-2 favorite, blew past Firing Line and stablemate Dortmund to capture Saturday’s 141st running of the $2 million Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Last year’s champion 2-year-old, trained by Bob Baffert, notched a length victory over 9-1 fourth pick Firing Line with 4-1 second choice Dortmund, also trained ... Read More »

QBs Winston, Mariota drafted 1-2 by Bucs, Titans

Chicago, IL ( – Jameis Winston watched from a friend’s home in Alabama as he heard his name called in Chicago. Marcus Mariota looked on thousands of miles away from Hawaii as his name was announced 10 minutes later. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected Winston, the talented-but-controversial Florida State quarterback, with the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL Draft ... Read More »

American Pharoah, Dortmund favored in Kentucky Derby

Louisville, KY ( – American Pharoah and Dortmund, both from the barn of Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert, have been made the favorites for Saturday’s 141st running of the $2 million Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. The 1 1/4-mile Run for the Roses, the opening leg of racing’s Triple Crown, has an approximate post time of 6:24 p.m. ET ... Read More »

Isles Fight for Coliseum

Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) – There is something a bit disingenuous about the reverence that’s been bestowed upon the Nassau Coliseum in the New York Islanders’ final season at the old barn. The arena has been derided for decades, but now that it is close to officially outgrowing its usefulness, folks are getting nostalgic about the building often derisively called ... Read More »

Heartworks Gala features appearances by Walt Frazier, Jill Martin, Isaiah Austin and more!

The Marfan Foundation held its annual Heartworks Gala on Thursday night in New York City. The event honored¬†Isaiah Austin, the former Baylor University basketball star, and Carolyn Levering, Emeritus CEO of The Marfan Foundation,with its 2015 Hero with a Heart Award. The Marfan Foundation¬†provides education, patient support, and research to create a brighter future for people living with Marfan syndrome ... Read More »

Aaron Hernandez found guilty of first-degree murder

Fall River, MA ( – Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was found guilty Wednesday of first-degree murder in the June 2013 killing of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd. First-degree murder guarantees life in prison without the possibility of parole. Twelve jurors, who deliberated for seven days, found Hernandez killed Lloyd on June 17, 2013. Lloyd, 27, was ... Read More »

Spieth Made it Look Easy

By Kevin Currie Jordan Spieth made playing at Augusta National look easy over the weekend. Whether it be his birdie at 18 on Thursday, his up and down for par on the 18th on Saturday or his par-saving putt at 16 in the final round, nothing appeared hard for the second-youngest Masters winner. Those were just a couple of the ... Read More »

Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello

4/11/2015 What a game last night! It always hurts a little more when you lose a marathon game (especially to the Red Sox) but considering the Yankees were trailing in the bottom of the 9th, 16th and 18th inning and still managed to keep extending the game shows a lot of guts. One of the more exciting 19 inning games ... Read More »

Fantasy Baseball: Where your hitter bats does matter

By Steve Schwarz It’s not just a change of venue that can alter a hitter’s fantasy value, his spot in the order can also be a huge factor in his production. Just as playing in a better hitter’s park, like Coors Field, can help a fantasy owner’s totals, or batting half the season in Petco Park can hinder it, moving ... Read More »