Category: General Sports

Mykal Manswell Manages To Maintain As Mental Health Advocate

By Lem Satterfield Mykal Manswell speaks with maturity beyond his years, especially when addressing mental health concerns among African Americans related to racism and the pandemic. The 25-year-old former college football player referenced racial suffering having affected blacks since the birth of America and beyond during an interview with Zenger. “The African-American community has unfortunately

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Back To The Gym: Americans Struggle To Resume Their Pre-Pandemic Fitness Routines

By Simona Kitanovska Three in four Americans have recently experienced injuries while working out — and a new study suggests the pandemic is to blame. The study of 2,000 adults revealed nearly seven in 10 in the U.S. abandoned their fitness routines during the pandemic. While 88 percent were determined to return to their pre-pandemic

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Davis Stops Romero Before Star-Studded Crowd

By Lem Satterfield Gervonta Davis’ fights guarantee high-drama, celebrity-filled crowds and knockout victories, and Saturday night’s clash with Rolando Romero was no exception. “Tank” Davis scored a highlight reel sixth-round stoppage of Romero, defending his WBA 135-pound title before a sold-out arena record 18,970 fans at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. “Tank is the biggest puncher

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Miami Heat’s Victor Oladipo Battles A Familiar Foe: Adversity

By Lem Satterfield Victor Oladipo and the Miami Heat face a tough challenge entering Game 5 of Wednesday’s Eastern Conference Finals at the Boston Celtics’ TD Garden. The best-of-seven series is tied 2-2, with Boston having the momentum after winning Monday night by 20 points. It’s not as if the Silver Spring, Md., native hasn’t

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Benavidez’s Bloody TKO Of Lemieux Sends Message To Rivals

By Lem Satterfield Mike Tyson once called David Benavidez “The Mexican Monster.” The reason was evident in Benavidez’s vicious blood-letting of former champion David Lemieux Saturday night at the Gila River Arena in Glendale, Ariz. Benavidez (26-0, 23 KOs) relentlessly battered Lemieux (43-5, 36 KOs) before a boisterous partisan crowd near his hometown of Phoenix.

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Bright Future: Former Hoops Star Shares His Knowledge Of The Game On And Off The Court 

By Percy Lovell Crawford Torris Bright once scored 70 points in a high school basketball game and distributed 21 assists in another. He took his talents to Louisiana State University (LSU) in the early 2000s where he was a four-year starter and attached his name to several records. Bright’s life after college has featured some

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Combate Global Set To Be Most-Watched MMA Brand In North America

By George A. Willis First he was the co-creator of the of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Now Campbell McLaren is making his MMA Hispanic sports and media franchise into the biggest in North America. Today the UFC is one of the most successful franchises in sports history and Combate Global seems to be tracing the

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Chasing Victory: Female Runner Sets New Record Of 102 Marathons In 102 Days

By John Murphy After losing her leg to a rare form of cancer, long-distance runner Jacky Hunt-Broersma spent her life overcoming physical obstacles, climatological hurdles and thousands of miles to do exactly what people said was impossible for her. This year, for 102 straight days, Hunt-Broersma ran a full marathon — 26.2 miles — every

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Boxer Yordenis Ugas Aims To Take Down Another Southpaw 

By Lem Satterfield Yordenis Ugas wants to add Errol Spence to his impressive list of vanquished southpaw champions. The Cuban WBA 147-pound champion has been calling out IBF/WBC champion Spence for quite a while, and he’ll face “The Truth” in a unification bout on Saturday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Although Ugas (27-4, 12

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