Rest In Power: Pernell Whitaker

Mark R. Bacon—Main Event Sports DC Boxing legend Pernell Whitaker was killed Sunday night after he was hit by a car in Virginia Beach. He was 55.  It’s reported that officials received a call around 10:04 PM in response to an accident at the intersection  of Northampton Boulevard and Baker Road.  When cops arrived, they located the[…]

NBA: The Balance of Power Shifted Overnight

Mark R. Bacon—Main Event Sports DC Was that an earthquake out West, or the balance of power in the NBA’s Western Conference shifting?? After days of absurd rumors, borderline stalking and internet-born conspiracies, the Clippers emerged as the winner for Kawhi Leonard’s services. And joining Kawhi—the reigning Finals MVP, and current No. 1 player in[…]

No Market For Boogie In Free Agency

Mark R. Bacon—Main Event Sports DC When DeMarcus Cousins signed a one-year deal with the Golden State Warriors last summer, he called it his “chess move.” Cousins was still recovering from the torn Achilles he suffered with the New Orleans Pelicans, and despite being an unrestricted free agent, he was receiving very little interest in the market.[…]