February 17, 2012 | Glenn Clark
February 17, 2012 | WNST Staff
Associated Press AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. — Flyweight Marlen Esparza, lightweight Queen Underwood and middleweight Claressa Shields advanced to the finals of the U.S. Olympic women’s boxing team trials with victories in the winners’ bracket Thursday night. Underwood won the most thrilling bout of the landmark tournament, weathering hundreds of punches from 19-year-old N’yteeyah Sherman before [...]
February 16, 2012 | WNST Staff
By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. — Tyrieshia Douglas emphatically avoided elimination from the first U.S. Olympic women’s boxing team trials on Wednesday night, stopping Taversha Norwood in the fourth round of their flyweight bout. Lightweight Mikaela Mayer also recorded a fourth-round stoppage, dominating Asia Stevenson in the semifinals of the challengers’ [...]
February 14, 2012 | WNST Staff
AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. (AP) — Unheralded teenage middleweight Claressa Shields upset top-ranked Olympic hopeful Franchon Crews of Baltimore on Monday night in the first U.S. team trials for women’s boxing. Top-ranked lightweight Queen Underwood overcame serious jitters in front of her home-state crowd, winning her first bout in a small ballroom at a resort-casino just [...]
February 02, 2012 | WNST Staff
February 01, 2012 | Thyrl Nelson
It’s time to stop talking about Mayweather vs. Pacquiao and come to grips with the fact that it won’t happen.
July 11, 2011 | Thyrl Nelson
If you can still count yourself amongst the literally dying legion of boxing fans in the year 2011, then it probably goes without saying that somehow and to some degree you’ve learned to deal with judges’ decisions that can at times boggle the mind. I, for example have found solace in the fact that most [...]
March 23, 2011 | Thyrl Nelson
As the threat of a prolonged NFL work stoppage has brought along with it little if any bright side, we can at least look at the opportunities taken, and set to, be taken by a number of would-be NFLers in other sports as an amusing sidelight coming from all of this mess. To date though, [...]
March 11, 2011 | Thyrl Nelson
Friday 3-Pointer #1 – Lockout Jobs Whether or not the NFL and the NFLPA can come to an agreement or more likely another extension before the expiration of the league’s current CBA, the Ravens’ Tom Zbikowski will be stepping into the ring on the pay-per-view under card of the Miguel Cotto vs. Ricardo Mayorga [...]
March 07, 2011 |
Since we last spoke, 4 teams have put their name in the NCAA bracket and tonight 4 more will do the same. Their have been some upsets like Indiana State getting in over Missouri State and Wichita State; and their have been favorites like St. Mary’s and Gonzaga getting to the WCC final for what feels like the bazillionth time.
Well, here’s how it looks going into Monday.