Author: Brooks Melchior

COULD LACKLUSTER PBC PPV CARDS HARM FOX-NFL RELATIONSHIP?

The hottest boxing reporter in the business at the moment, Mike Coppinger of Fox Sports, continued to knock out the biggest stories in the industry today as he detailed the future fight plans of two of the biggest stars in Al Haymon‘s Premier Boxing Champions stable: Manny Pacquaio and Errol Spence, Jr.. Citing “sources” from his Twitter account this morning, Coppinger first broke the news that …

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SHOOTING THE 3: FRANCESA’S TWITTER “FUNHOUSE” ANTAGONIST

Shooting The 3 is an exclusive SportsbyBrooks.com feature in which a sports media figure fields three questions posed by SbB. Today’s sports media figure is the anonymous mastermind behind the wildly entertaining, two-year-old @BackAftaThis Twitter account also known as “Funhouse.“ When asked to describe himself to SportsbyBrooks.com, the man who has, at least for now, all but dedicated his current existence to chronicling the on-air life and times of WFAN radio host Mike Francesa responded thusly: …

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MLB AWARDS “THE BELT” FOR PLAYER ARBITRATION BEATDOWNS

If you’ve wondered if Major League Baseball players will strike in the near term, thanks to a story recently published by the increasingly compelling THE ATHLETIC, you can stop now. Clearly MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred are MLB owners are spoiling for a labor disruption when they confirm to The Athletic’s Marc Carig that every year Manfred and Major League Baseball owners are responsible for the awarding of a “replica championship belt” as “informal recognition of those club’s salary arbitration departments that did the best.” …

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VIDEO: PULEV ACCUSER GAVE LAPDANCE AT BOXER’S GATHERING

On March 28, 2019, Veronica Harms, California State Athletic Commission Deputy Director of Communications, announced: “before he will be licensed to fight in California again, boxer Kubrat Pulev must appear in front of the commission and demonstrate that he will conform to this principle of respect.” The statement from Harms and the CSAC referred to a March 15, 2019, incident that took place shortly after heavyweight contender Pulev stopped Bogdan Dinu in the 7th round of a boxing match in Costa Mesa, CA. …

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MURRAY STATE FIRES UP THE GRAVY TRAIN! (WITHOUT JA MORANT)

WKMS-FM reporter Matt Markgraf in Murray, Kentucky, has a report out today that further illuminates the mind-boggling injustice perpetrated by universities on college basketball players. The $250 million dollar man for Murray State, Ja Morant, somehow excluded from the enormous financial benefits he himself generated for MSU.On Thursday, “during a budget and tuition forum on Thursday,” Markgraf noted the following in a story published on the WKMS.org website …

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