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CANELO ALVAREZ BEATS DANIEL JACOBS BY UNANIMOUS DECISION TO WIN UNIFIED MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE

Boxing’s biggest star, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, and number two contender Danny “Miracle Man” Jacobs finally faced each other Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. After a week of talk, predictions, a weigh-in scuffle and a fight-day weight controversy, the middleweights squared off to determine who would claim bragging rights as the best boxer in the world. Continue reading CANELO ALVAREZ BEATS DANIEL JACOBS BY UNANIMOUS DECISION TO WIN UNIFIED MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE

Smithsonian Curator Weighs in on Legacy of Frank Robinson, Barrier-Breaking Baseball Great

During his 21 seasons as an outfielder, first with the Cincinnati Reds and later with the Baltimore Orioles among other teams, Major League Baseball hall of famer Frank Robinson accumulated some of the best stats in baseball history. He hit 586 career home runs, was named an All-Star 14 times and remains the only player to earn the Most Valuable Player award in both leagues, receiving the title in 1961 for his work with the Reds and in 1966 while playing for the Orioles, respectively.

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Kobe Bryant’s Mamba Sports Academy Coming to L.A.

The next phase of Kobe Bryant‘s post-NBA career is taking shape. Bryant is teaming up with the Sports Academy to create the MAMBA Sports Academy, a 100,000 square-foot palace in Thousand Oaks, California that, according to the former Lakers star, is “a natural expansion of my commitment to educating and empowering the next generation of kids through sports.” The press release describes it as an “academy to a holistic, multi-sport training for young athletes.” Continue reading Kobe Bryant’s Mamba Sports Academy Coming to L.A.