Shannon Sharpe: Sad and disappointed

This Sept. 20, 2009, file photo shows former Denver Broncos tight end Shannon Sharpe during an NFL football game, in Denver. Sharpe will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame next weekend. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, FIle) Recently CBS made some changes on The NFL Today members, releasing Dan Marino and Shannon Sharpe and then bringing in future hall of famer Tony Gonzalez....
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Tyson one of just many former heavyweight champs to enter boxing promotion

Mike Tyson was the youngest heavyweight champion of all time and in 1987 voted, "World's Most Popular Athlete." Now he joins a select list of legendary boxing heavyweight champions who became boxing promoters. Jack Dempsey Jack Dempsey, the "Manasa Mauler," stopped boxing after this fight against Gene Tunney. He promoted a few bouts before entering show business...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Boxing Birthdays Today

Jack Dempsey Jack Dempsey Born in 1895, Dempsey was boxing's first truly international, truly "super" star. His bouts with Jess Willard, Georges Charpentier, and Luis Firpo were among the biggest sporting events of the Roaring Twenties. Dempsey was loved for his wild, furious aggression and savage punching power, but his approach to the Sweet Science was crude, and...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Calgary Flames Sign Ryan O’Reilly to Offer Sheet

Photo courtesy of Jack Dempsey / AP By: Christian Roatis (@CRoatis) The Calgary Flames made a huge splash today, signing Restricted Free Agent Ryan O’Reilly to an offer sheet. O’Reilly who has spent all three seasons of his career with the Colorado Avalanche refused several contract offers from the Avs, many believing money to be the reason he refused them. O’Reilly spent the...
Via The Hockey Guys
February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Broncos look to revive home field advantage

(AP Photo/Jack Dempsey) The Broncos have a chance to do something this afternoon that they haven’t been able to accomplish in nearly five years—defeat San Diego at home. Denver, once dominate at home with the aid of Mile High Magic, had lost its home field advantage leading up to the arrival of quarterback Peyton Manning.  This season, the Broncos are 3-1 at Sports Authority...
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November 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Muhammad Ali meets Jack Dempsey in How You Like Me Now

With legendary boxing matches far and few between, here’s a great video to pump us all up.  Check out Muhammad Ali meeting Jack Dempsey. It sure makes me hope one day our generation can see Pacquaio Mayweather finally take place. Hope is all we have. Check out Get Jack Dempsey.com. ‘Helwani Nose’ Shirt GSP vs Condit is the new Razor vs HBK
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September 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Famous Sports Quotes

The principle is competing against yourself. It's about self-improvement, about being better than you were the day before. -Steve Young A champion is someone who gets up when he can't. -Jack Dempsey Every kid around the world who plays soccer wants to be Pele. I have a great responsibility to show them not just how to be like a soccer player, but how to be...
Via Backyard Sports Blog
August 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos 2012 Mini-Camp and OTA Schedule

(AP Photo/Jack Dempsey) Denver Broncos mini-camps are back! A year after the 2011 lockout prevented players and rookies from gathering at team facilities across the NFL, voluntary organized team activities (OTA’s) and mandatory mini-camps make their return to the NFL offseason in 2012. These practices are closed to the public. We’ll be following the usual Denver media suspects...
Via BroncoTalk
May 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Broncos Ready to Move on; Preparing for Bills

The Broncos are now eying the Buffalo Bills. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey) After being defeated by the New England Patriots on Sunday, the Denver Broncos are not pointing fingers or dwelling in the past; the team is ready to move on. “I don’t want to blame it on any particular area or people. I think all in all we hung with them physically, but mentally I thought there were certain...
Via BroncoTalk
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss

Postgame Avs-Stars: Jiggy dusts Stars

AP/Jack Dempsey Get it? I hesitate to use the words “goaltending controversy.” It’s more like a “goaltending conversation” when a hockey team has a couple of goalies that fans are split upon wanting in the net. So, with the Avalanche as things stand now, what we have is one guy – J.S. Giguere – who has allowed one goal in his last two games, including tonight’s shutout...
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November 19, 2011  |  Discuss

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