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Canelo Alvarez ends one of boxing’s greatest rivalries against Gennadiy Golovkin

Canelo Alvarez dominated Gennady Golovkin in their trilogy bout, effectively ending their long-running rivalry. The 12-round bout was never in doubt, with Alvarez (58-2-2) striking early. He controlled the first eight rounds, until Golovkin (42-2-1) finally showed signs of life in the ninth round. Age played a big factor, as the 40-year-old Golovkin lacked the …

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Canelo Alvarez triumphs in Trilogy against Gennadiy Golovkin

Canelo Alvarez is the only fighter who has never defeated Gennadiy Golovkin. And now he has achieved this feat twice. For the first time in their rivalry, Alvarez was in complete control of a fight against Golovkin. Unlike their first two bouts, which were extremely competitive and close, this one was a mismatch. Alvarez outshot …

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Deion Sanders’ fiery halftime speech sparks Jackson’s status in Rout

Jackson, Miss. – When first-year Grambling State coach Hue Jackson led his troops into the locker room trailing 21-17 in the SWAC’s most electrifying showdown, Jackson State coach Deion Sanders was rightfully upset . JSU had not won at home against Grambling since 1999 despite defeating GSU in the unprecedented spring campaign of 21. After …

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Reviewing “Thursday Night Football” on Amazon Prime Video

1. The NFL aired a regular season game and we all lived to tell. There are two things to evaluate about Amazon Prime Video’s presentation of Thursday night’s Chargers-Chiefs game: the actual broadcast of the game and the streaming experience. In terms of the game’s presentation, it’s hard to have any complaints or criticisms. Amazon …

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MMQB NFL Week 2 preview: top plays, key questions, predictions

Welcome to Week 2 of the NFL season, where 15 teams are 0-1 (the Texans and Colts are 0-0-1) and trying to avoid the dreaded 0-2 mark. Last year, the Colts, Jets, Jaguars, Giants, Lions, Falcons and Vikings started 0–2, and none made the playoffs. Meanwhile, the 49ers, Rams, Cardinals, Panthers, Buccaneers, Raiders, and Broncos …

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NCAA Athlete Compensation Complaint Takes ‘Aggressive’ Next Step.

A new government entity is joining the growing movement to have athletes considered employees. The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) may soon begin what a legal expert describes as an “aggressive investigation” into whether unpaid college athletes are being discriminated against because they are not fairly compensated. The EEOC recently referred to an employment …

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NIL’s influence on university recruitment is a key issue in the new bill

One of the most powerful Republicans in the US Senate is reintroducing a bill to govern name, image and likeness (NIL) that would “preserve the unique amateur nature of college sports,” he says. Sen. Roger Wicker (R., Miss.), the ranking member of the committee believed to have jurisdiction over any NIL legislation, is proposing a …

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