Archive for the ‘Sports’ Category

The Current State of College Football

Plans for the college football season (if it is played), should start coming into focus this upcoming week. They will trickle down from the top of major college football, with Power Five conferences putting in place revised schedules they hope will make it easier to manage potential disruptions brought on by COVID-19. The Power Five […]

Somehow, The NHL is Coming Back

The NHL has somehow pulled off the impossible. There were numerous moments this summer when I thought to myself that there is no way the NHL could crown a Stanley Cup Champion this year. There were way too many logistical issues and the NHL would not be able to figure it out. After a more […]

Ice Hockey Returns to Seattle

Release the Kraken! Seattle, the NHL’s newest team, which will make its debut in the 2021-22 season, on Thursday, July 23rd, finally announced its name — Kraken — as well as a color scheme: icy blue and navy blue with sharp red accents. The NHL officially named Seattle as its 32nd team in 2018 for […]

Dodgers Betts on Mookie $$

Outfielder Mookie Betts and the Los Angeles Dodgers are in agreement on a 12-year, $365 million contract extension, sources familiar with the deal tell ESPN. Combined with the one-year, $27 million deal he’s currently under, the total is 13 years and $392 million

ICYMI Rick on Uncommon View 7-21-20

In case you missed it, Rick Sassone on Uncommon View with Kris Dunn – Daniel Snyder, Washington Redskins, Fauci on the mound, NFL pre-season, John Rahm, Mitchell Wilcox Cincinnati Bengals and more…

Braves’ Soroka Works in Bradenton

On Friday, Calgary, Alberta native Mike Soroka went 2 2/3 innings against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday in Bradenton.  The 22 year old allowed three hits along with three runs while walking two, striking out two and allowing a home run.

No Sports to Watch? Boxing has you covered

Each week it seems like the dominos continue to fall. Collegiate Conferences across the nation continue to postpone fall sports believing sports fans to think that inevitably college football is going to be cancelled nationwide. There was once a glimmer of hope, but now it appears that has disappeared. One sport that has been able […]

The Precarious State of MLB

With Major League Baseball finally set to resume for the 2020 season, let’s take a look at how we got here. A few weeks ago, in late June, the MLB Players Association (MLBPA) informed the league that players would comply with Commissioner Rob Manfred’s imposed outline for a 60-game season. Players have already reported earlier […]

Junior Lightweight Mikaela Mayer (13-0, 5 KO) Scores an Easy Ten Round Unanimous Decision

Junior Lightweight Mikaela Mayer (13-0, 5 KO) from Los Angeles, CA. vs  Helen Joseph (17-5-2, 10 KO) From Lagos, Nigeria Las Vegas, NV–Mayer moving very nicely picking her spots early on catching Joseph at will with hard jabs and hooks in the opening round. Mayer setting up the counter not really allowing Joseph to get off on […]

It’s Always Great to get an “Uncommon View!”

Rocket Sports & Entertainment is happy to announce Rick Sassone will be a guest co-host on the hottest new show “Uncommon View” with Kris Dunn.  The show airs Mondays and Thursdays 8pm ET on Uncommon View’s Facebook and YouTube.    Facebook You Tube Rick will make his first appearance as Kris Dunn’s guest co-host […]