PUBLISHED: 11:00 12 April 2019 Umar Sadiq celebrates his victory over Duane Green at the Copper Box Arena (pic Scott Heavey/PA) PA Wire/PA Images Ilfor super middleweight to return to the ring at Wembley’s SSE Arena on April 27 Umar Sadiq in action against Lewis van Poetsch at the Copper Box Arena (pic Scott Heavey/PA)Ilford boxer Umar Sadiq will be stepping into the ring at The SSE Arena on April 27 for fight number six of his professional career — but he could easily have stuck with counting numbers on a computer screen instead of lacing up the gloves if he hadn’t made a necessary sacrifice. A short time ago, Umar’s full-time job was working as an accountant after graduating in accountancy at London Metropolitan University.“It was the first time I had an office job and I kept it for a year-and-a-half which I’m quite proud of actually!” joked Sadiq when speaking to talkSPORT.“I love boxing so much that I decided to pack in the day … [Read more...] about Sadiq glad to have taken leap into professional boxing
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Rod Beard The Detroit News Published 8:19 PM EST Jan 31, 2019 Detroit — The Dallas Mavericks were preparing to face the Pistons for the second time in a week on Thursday. That is, before things changed so quickly and drastically. After they played the first game of a back-to-back on Wednesday night against the Knicks in New York, the Mavericks’ business wasn’t done. By Thursday evening, they had completed a blockbuster trade, acquiring Kristaps Porzingis, Tim Hardaway Jr., Trey Burke and Courtney Lee in exchange for Dennis Smith Jr., DeAndre Jordan, Wesley Matthews and two first-round draft picks. It’s a bold move for the Mavericks, who were unsure about the pairing of Smith and budding young star Luka Doncic. With Porzingis, they have a superstar pairing for the future, assuming that Porzingis signs a long-term deal. Porzingis requested a trade in a meeting with the Knicks front office on Thursday — and they quickly obliged. Because the trade had … [Read more...] about Trade shuffles Mavericks lineup before game with Pistons
By Matt Young Published 3:10 pm CST, Thursday, January 31, 2019 Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) defends New York Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis (6) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) defends New York Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis (6) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) Photo: Frank Franklin II/Associated Press Photo: Frank Franklin II/Associated Press Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) defends New York Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis (6) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) … [Read more...] about Report: Mavericks make trade for Knicks’ Kristaps Porzingis
Rosalynn Carter is the wife of Jimmy Carter and former First Lady of the USA. Here’s the lowdown on the other half of the oldest living former president. How old is Rosalynn Carter? Rosalynn Smith was born August 18, 1927, in Plains, Georgia. She got hitched to fellow Plains local and future president Jimmy Carter when she was just 18-years-old and has remained by his side ever since. Carter became first lady of Georgia when her husband won the governor’s role in 1970 and first lady of the U.S. when he was inaugurated as president in 1977 until he left office in 1981. One of her most important roles during her husband’s presidency was as the Active Honorary Chair of the President's Commission on Mental Health. Upon the death of Barbara Bush on April 17, 2018, 91-year-old Carter became the oldest living former First Lady. She and Jimmy had four children: John William "Jack" (b. 1947), James Earl "Chip" III (b. 1950), Donnel Jeffrey "Jeff" (b. 1952), and Amy Lynn (b. … [Read more...] about How old is Rosalynn Carter? Former President Jimmy’s wife and what is the Institute for Caregiving?
By S. M. Chavey, mySA.com / San Antonio Express-News Updated 12:23 pm CDT, Friday, November 2, 2018 El Luchador is located at 622 Roosevelt Ave. El Luchador is located at 622 Roosevelt Ave. Photo: Paul Stephen / San Antonio Express-News The Jalapeño Cucumber Press cocktail at El Luchador is made with muddled cucumber and jalapeño, tequila, agave syrup and lime juice. The Jalapeño Cucumber Press cocktail at El Luchador is made with muddled cucumber and jalapeño, tequila, agave syrup and lime juice. Photo: Paul Stephen /San Antonio Express-News Lucha libra themed bar in Southtown celebrates its grand opening this afternoon. Lucha libra themed bar in Southtown celebrates its grand opening this afternoon. Photo: Courtesy El Luchador Bar window._taboola = … [Read more...] about El Luchador bar to host parking lot wrestling match this weekend