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Daily Archives: November 14, 2017

Life of Roy Halladay celebrated in Florida

CLEARWATER, Fla. — Two-time Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay was remembered Tuesday as an amazing husband, father, friend and teammate who was one of the best pitchers of his generation but an even better man. A 91-minute “Celebration of Life for Roy Halladay” attracted

Katie Taylor to make first title defence against Jessica McCaskill

Katie Taylor will make the first defence of her WBA lightweight title against Jessica McCaskill at London’s York Hall on Dec. 13. The 31-year-old from Ireland impressed in beating Argentina’s Anahi Sanchez to the title on the undercard of Anthony Joshua’s defeat of Carlos Takam

Rafael Garcia, longtime trainer and cutman, dies

Rafael Garcia, the always-smiling and beloved boxing lifer who worked as a trainer, cutman and hand-wrapper to some of the sport’s biggest names, died on Tuesday due to complications from leukemia. He was 88. Born in Mexico, Garcia worked in boxing for most of his

Against-the-spread standings for all 32 teams for 2017 season

We’re ten weeks into another exciting NFL season, so what better time to examine how every team is performing against the spread and total. Here is the ATS and over/under record for all 32 teams, along with their closing preseason win total. Odds courtesy of

Anthony Pettis suffered fractured rib in loss to Dustin Poirier

Lightweight Anthony Pettis fractured a rib during his submission loss to Dustin Poirier at UFC Fight Night this past weekend, Pettis’ longtime coach Duke Roufus said Tuesday. Pettis (20-7) tapped out at 2:08 of the third round, after Poirier (22-5) moved to full mount with

Gilberto Ramirez to defend super middleweight title vs. Habib Ahmed

Super middleweight world titleholder Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez, fresh off winning a grueling slugfest with Jesse Hart, will be back in action for his third defense when he faces Habib “Wild Hurricane” Ahmed. The duo, undefeated in 63 combined fights, will fight Feb. 3 at the