Joseph Santoliquito is an award-winning sportswriter based in the Philadelphia area who has written feature stories for SI.com, ESPN.com, NFL.com, MLB.com, Deadspin and The Philadelphia Daily News. He is a two-time Emmy Award nominee most noted for his award-winning ESPN.com feature on high school wrestler A.J. Detwiler in February 2006, which appeared on SportsCenter. In 2015, he was elected president of the Boxing Writers Association of America.
On Saturday night, Broner (33-2, 24 KOs), a four-division champion, will see if he can revive the superstar talk when he takes on the undefeated Garcia (36-0, 30 KOs), the WBC lightweight titleholder, this Saturday night at 9 p.m. in a 140-pound, 12-round fight at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on “Showtime Championship Boxing.”
From youth league, to Glassboro, to Wisconsin, Clement has always been a star.
“He’s cleared, he’s healthy and he’s another one that we’re going to continue to monitor,”
Another season begins.
McGregor, at his strutting, smack-talking, cauliflower-eared, gum-chomping best, seemed to curry the favor of the Los Angeles crowd.
A few weeks ago, the two appeared on a show in Atlantic City, each winning by stoppage.
Mayweather turned 40 on February 24th.
The Mayweather-Pacquiao fight received a record 4.6 million PPV buys. Mayweather-McGregor is expected to reach unprecedented PPV buys.
After 85 games, the Phillies currently have the worst record in baseball, at 28-57.
Floyd Mayweather fights UFC star Conor McGregor on Aug. 26 in Las Vegas.
The quicksilver 6-foot-4 guard from the University of Washington, by way of fabled DeMatha Catholic High School in Washington, D.C., plays with a chip on his shoulder—almost as wide and heavy as Philadelphia’s sports fans carry. He carries a torch from the time he wasn’t named high school player of the year in his area, to the time he was cut at DeMatha his sophomore year, to why the Celtics passed up on him as the No. 1 pick.
In being selected No. 1 overall, Fultz became part of an interesting trivia question, becoming just the 12th college basketball player selected No. 1 overall in the NBA Draft since 1960 whose team did not play in the NCAA Tournament. The Sixers have selected three of the 12 players—more than any other team.
in his first season, Wentz completed 379 of 607 passes (62.4%) for 3,782 yards, 16 touchdowns and 14 interceptions.
“I think it was plain to see that I broke [Kovalev] mentally and physically,” Ward said after the fight Saturday night.
On Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay Events Center, Ward erased any possibility of controversy or uncertainty when he stopped Kovalev.
To call this a spectacle is an understatement. It’s actually a fascinating joke.
Marcus Smith is a three-year veteran and the Eagles’ 2014 first-round pick.
Sergey Kovalev feels he won the first fight with Andre Ward, when the two light heavyweight stars met last November.
Saturday night in Las Vegas, Andre Ward (31-0, 15 KOs) and Sergey Kovalev (31-1-1, 26 KOs) will be doing it again.
Fletcher Cox is one of the better defensive tackles in the NFL, though not exactly the best.
The last time the Warriors lost was on April 11th.
Six months into this year of boxing has brought more action than all of 2016.
Ben Lively was the first Phillies starter to earn a victory since Jeremy Hellickson on April 27th.
The Warriors beat opponents by an average of 16.3 points a game (118.3 to 102.0) in the playoffs.
Winning Super Bowls not only stems from the collective talent of a team, it’s deeply rooted in an overall group psyche.
Marcus Smith’s days as a Philadelphia Eagle seem numbered.
The last time the Phillies lost more than 100 games in a season was in 1961, when they went 47-107.
Eagles’ defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz spoke to the media on the second week of OTAs.
24 influential fight people were a part of the inaugural class of the Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame.
There was no great mystery what the Eagles lacked offensively last year—quality wideouts.