New light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins, who made history Saturday by outpointing Jean Pascal in their rematch to become the oldest fighter in boxing history to win a world title at age 46, is wasting no time setting up his first defense.
Chicago Bears rookie linebacker J.T. Thomas was recently drafted in the sixth round of the 2011 NFL Draft after an impressive career at West Virginia. While he’s yet to practice with his new teammates due to the lockout, Thomas is already making a name for himself in the NFL community after making one dream come true for one eighth-grade student from West Virginia.
Rutgers football finished No. 2 nationally in the latest Academic Progress Report (APR) rankings released today by the NCAA, a year after finishing No. 1. It marks the fourth straight year the football team has been ranked in the top three, making Rutgers the only Football Bowl Subdivision program to accomplish that.