Canelo Alvarez temporarily suspended by NSAC; fight on Cinco de Mayo is in jeopardy.

  Canelo Alvarez has been temporarily suspended by the Nevada Athletic Commission for testing positive for the banned substance clenbuterol and second match-up between Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin is in serious jeopardy.   Alvarez most recently tested positive for the substance Mar. 5. The fighter’s camp blamed the positive test on tainted meat, but the NSAC is…

NBA commissioner Adam Silver not a fan of the ‘one-and-done’ rule, and change may be coming soon

The NBA’s commissioner, Adam Silver, has acknowledged problems with the league’s “one-and-done” rule prohibiting athletes from declaring for the NBA draft straight from high school. Silver spoke on the matter during a Monday appearance on ESPN Radio‘s morning show Golic and Wingo. “What I’ve said about the one-and-done rule is that it doesn’t appear to…

NBA Commissioner looking into changing the Playoff Format

Is the NBA’s longstanding “East versus West” postseason format coming to an end? Commissioner Adam Silver told reporters during his annual All-Star speech on Saturday that the NBA continues to give “serious attention” to the relative merits of its two-conference playoff format, which includes eight teams each from the Western and Eastern Conferences, and a…