Green Is Golden, the Tigers Are Prowling, but a Tiger Is Lost

Green Is Golden, the Tigers Are Prowling, but a Tiger Is Lost  By Alex LaGrone   Now that the NBA Finals are over let's look at a couple of story lines. Golden State Warriors, Draymond Green, capped off a standout third, NBA season, with a triple-double (16 points, 11 rebounds, 10 assist) helping the Warriors win the title over the Cleveland Cavaliers. For the season, Green finished second in voting for most improved player and defensive player of the year. He was also named to the leagues all defensive first…

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Floyd Mayweather Wins The Pay-Per-Snooze Over Pacquiao

Floyd Mayweather Wins The Pay-Per-Snooze Over Pacquiao By: Alex LaGrone     Many fight fans around the world was hyped for the so called fight of the century, it was anything but that. Welterweight Champion Floyd Mayweather's plan was his usual, run, duck and not get hit. The battle against Manny Pacquiao was vintage Mayweather. Mayweather retained his championship belt with a unanimous decision over Pacquiao. This type of style has worked for Mayweather for 48 fights. Mayweather's style seems to be unpopular with many fight fans, because of his lack…

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Adrian Peterson Reinstated; May Possibly Be Traded

 Adrian Peterson Reinstated; May Possibly Be Traded By: Alex LaGrone After completing the requirements for reinstatement (which included counseling and a treatment plan); Minnesota Vikings, Adrian Peterson, is allowed to play football again in the NFL. Peterson was suspended November 18, 2014 for violation of the NFL Personal Conduct Policy. Peterson was charged for beating his 4 year old son. The Vikings stated they are looking forward to Peterson rejoining the team. Peterson, on the other hand, has stated he doesn't want to play for the Vikings and would like…

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IMA Brookwood Golf Club to Host 44th Annual Best Ball Tournament

IMA Brookwood Golf Club to Host 44th Annual Best Ball Tournament IMA Brookwood Golf Club in Burton will kick off the 2015 golf season with the 44th annual IMA Two-Person Best Ball tournament on May 2 & 3, 2015.  The field will be flighted after the first day of play and tee times will begin at 9:00 a.m. both days with players going off both front and back nines. “This is one of our biggest events of the season” said Tom Harris, Golf Professional at IMA Brookwood Golf Club.  “Entries…

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Flint Beecher Players Celebrate After Class C Championship

EAST LANSING, MI – Sports mean everything to the Beecher community. Whenever the Buccaneers step onto the basketball court, a sea of fans, draped in red gear, travel to whatever building to proudly support the team. During the bridge of the national anthem, everyone knows to point the letter “B” toward the American flag in unison, which represents their togetherness. That’s a Beecher thing. Nothing changed at the Breslin Center in East Lansing on Saturday, as Beecher captured its third Class C state title in four years, with a 78-52 victory against Grand Rapids…

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So Long To Suh: Lions Decide To Move Forward

So Long To Suh: Lions Decide To Move Forward By: Alex LaGrone Detroit Lions General Manger, Martin Mayhew, has made some good moves since he has taken over the position since Matt Millen's departure. Bringing in Jim Caldwell as head coach was one of them. Caldwell has brought in a winning attitude and is changing the culture. Sometimes you can make your team better by doing some simple arithmetic, like adding and subtracting. After the Lions lost to the Dallas Cowboys in the playoffs, many felt that was the last time they…

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NBA’s Most Valuable Player Is Up For Grabs

NBA's Most Valuable Player Is Up For Grabs    Who's gonna win the NBA's Most Valuable Players Award.  Well, it depends on who you ask. This year's award is up for grabs and there are some good candidates vying for it. Here are some of the top candidates.   Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors – the Warriors head coach, Steve Kerr, insist there isn't a campaign and will not be one for Curry for MVP. Curry's effort on the court speaks for itself.   Curry is the best, pure jump,…

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JRW Is Still The Little League Champion Of The U.S.

JRW Is Still The Little League Champion Of The U.S.   This winter has been quite a ride for members of the Jackie Robinson West Little League team; the first black team to win the U.S. Championship. The players were stripped of the title they won last summer.   Team officials were found to have violated a rule setting geographic boundaries limiting where teams can recruit their players. This should have never happened. Minor children should not have to suffer a crushing loss of their title because the adults made…

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Serena Williams: Australian Open Champion an Greatest Ever By: Alex LaGrone Serena Williams, 33, became the oldest woman tennis player to win the Australian Open by defeating Maria Sharapova 6-3, 7-6. Williams surpassed Li Na who won it last year at the age of 31. Serena, the #1 ranked player, has now won 19 Grand Slam singles titles which is tied for third on the career list of Grand Slam titles. Up next for Williams is a tournament that has left a bad taste in her mouth; the BNP Paribas…

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Classic Super Bowl Ends In A Stunning Finish

Classic Super Bowl Ends In A Stunning Finish By: Alex LaGrone Last Sunday New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady connected for four touchdowns passes to take the air out of the Seattle Seahawks secondary to win his fourth Super Bowl. Brady threw for 328 yards, Julian Edelman had nine receptions and a touchdown, the Patriots defense held on late for a 28-24 victory.  This was one of the most exciting Super Bowls played in the history of the game, with both teams trading lead changes. The scores went back and…

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