The Long Island native chooses to travel across the country to train for his fights rather than prepare in his hometown of Huntington. Algieri faces Ruslan Provodnikov June 14 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on HBO.
Rocco Santomauro was talking knockout before getting into the ring Saturday with Daniel Quevedo at the Tropicana, and the junior featherweight from Las Vegas did his best to deliver.
After getting only one at-bat in the big leagues in 2012, 51s infielder Josh Satin didn’t expect to see much playing time for the Mets last season.
Heavyweight Stipe Miocic needed just 35 seconds to knock out Fabio Maldonado in the first round of the main event of an Ultimate Fighting Championship card Saturday in Sao Paulo.
A year ago, the Spurs-Heat matchup in the NBA Finals was considered a classic.
TODAY AT SANTA ANITA PARK by Richard Eng
When Patrick Armstrong homered in the second inning to give UNLV a two-run lead, the Rebels looked to be in good shape with right-hander John Richy on the mound. Only the Rebels aren’t in very good shape at all these days, with coach Tim Chambers even speaking in somber tones about his team’s situation.
Before we throw Donald Sterling’s self-help manual on how best to resemble a disturbed, ignorant, unstable bigot into the dumpster, we should review those truths discovered when watching the bizarre narrative play out the past several weeks.
Ten years ago, amateur poker player Tracy Doss moved to Vegas, started playing and took a beating. But this year, Doss won an online qualifer into last week’s 2014 WSOP National Championship.
Offensive lineman Cameron Jefferson transferred to Arkansas. He can play right away because the Rebels are ineligible for a bowl bid because of a low Academic Progress Rate.