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RealSport’s Boxing Awards 2017: Top 10 Boxing Controversies

In an otherwise exceptional year for boxing, suspect judging continued to affect the sport’s credibility. In a subjective sport such as boxing, controversy will always take a front seat when picking apart the year. Let’s see what has made our top ten in 2017…   10. Sergey Kovalev claims low blows led to early TKO stoppage against Andre Ward Controversy followed

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Boxing Opinion: The ironic implications of Mayweather vs McGregor

Floyd Mayweather has been a self-cast villain throughout his career. At the T-Mobile Arena he’ll be walking in tied for that title when he finally meets Conor McGregor. Finally, after all of the back and forth, the monumental showdown of Mayweather vs McGregor is going to happen this weekend. There are no titles at stake, no actual boxing implications. What

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Sometimes You Win. Sometimes You Learn.

As adults, we’re tasked with managing anger and behaving maturely even when the moment is asking for an expletive. Sometimes, we succeed in doing so. Sometimes. For the young women representing Atlee, Virginia, in the Little League World Series softball tournament, the moment got away from them. The team responded to smack talk on the field with a Snapchat featuring

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Deconstructing the Roster in Youth Sports

This week thousands of parents and siblings will find themselves perched on a hill behind the outfield of Howard J. Lamade Stadium. The iconic seating arrangement in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania will once again be descended upon during the Little League World series (LLWS). It isn’t the most comfortable seat in the house. It is the most comforting though. Siblings slide

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How we source our lives from sports: Mental Health

Last summer a close friend got an unannounced visit from a sibling. We’ll call him Tony. Tony has been homeless for close to six years now. The 26-year-old was last seen featured in a gorilla style video of a street fight in Chicago, 2,000 miles from his legal place of residence. It did not go well for the gentleman who is one

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