Found September 26, 2013 on
The idea that Floyd Mayweather Jr. would bet $5.9 million on an NBA playoff game is ridiculous, the boxer says. The idea that he would drop 300 grand on a Texas A&M game, however, is not. Mayweather was hyping the Aggies — or, more specifically, Johnny Manziel — on Wednesday when he went on Howard Stern‘s radio show. While Mayweather denied ever betting $5.9 million on Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals last year between the Heat and the Pacers, as was reported then, he did say he was going to peel off some bills to bet $300,000 on Manziel and A&M this Saturday when they play Arkansas. “Johnny Football never has an off day,” he said, according to USA Today. Mayweather had all sorts of gems in the interview (although much of the content is not suitable for all audiences, so be forewarned). He said he takes his coffee with four sugars, that he’s broken every record in boxing when asked if he was the greatest ever and that he carries $10,000 at all times. He also called ra...

A&M booster talks Johnny Manziel, behind the scenes of program

When we broke the news that Johnny Manziel had been booted from the Manning Passing Academy in July, we faced a lot of backlash from Texas A&M fans. One reader in particular, was very harsh in his critiques of our reporting. He identified himself as a Texas A&M booster who had donated north of six figures to the program in just the past few years. When the dust settled and...

Drake says Johnny Manziel got OVO tattoo before two were friends

Johnny Manziel and Drake have been close friends since the two met several months ago — an event Manziel has referred to as the highlight of his offseason. Since the meeting, we have seen Drake shout out to Manziel on Twitter and Manziel frequently rocking “OVO” gear, which stands for October’s Very Own (Drake’s birthday […]

WATCH: Mayweather appears on 'The Colbert Report'

Floyd Mayweather is at it again. Nearly two weeks removed from his junior middleweight world championship victory over Canelo Alvarez, the superstar boxer has made the news countless times after making comments on everything from Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel to controversial singer Miley Cyrus. The hustle and bustle over Mayweather follows his interesting choice of ring...

Roger Staubach believes Johnny Manziel can be a successful NFL quarterback

Former NFL great Roger Staubach likes what he sees in Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel.  He’s been impressed with how well he deals with distractions. “I didn’t really talk to the press after the games. I don’t know why … today, it just seems Johnny needs a little coaching, I think, off the field. What a player he is, though. Even after the season last year when...

Mayweather says dad used to beat him with belt or extension cord

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and his father Floyd Mayweather Sr. have very different recollections of the younger Mayweather’s childhood. Mayweather Sr. has been credited with teaching his son the defensive skills he has used to become one of the greatest boxers of all time, but at what cost? Mayweather Jr’s mother was a drug addict who […]

Arkansas hopes to slow Manziel, Texas A&M offense

Bret Bielema watched plenty of Johnny Manziel before he ever thought about pursuing the Arkansas job. While at Wisconsin last season, Bielema saw the Texas A&M quarterback from afar as Manziel ran circles around the Southeastern Conference - all the way to the Heisman Trophy. The first-year coach of the Razorbacks will have the opportunity to witness Manziel in person on Saturday...

Texas A&M vs. Arkansas Game Preview With TV Schedule

The No. 9 Texas A&M Aggies (3-1) face their first road test of the season on Saturday at 7:00 p.m. EST on ESPN2 against the Arkansas Razorbacks (3-1), who are coming off a hard-fought 28-24 loss on the road against Rutgers. Arkansas’ new coach Bret Bielema has tried to mold the Hogs into the image of his Wisconsin program. He won at Wisconsin with an overpowering running game...

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Says Father Would Beat Him With Extension Cord’s (Video)

Floyd Mayweather Jr. has the money, fame, and notoriety of being the boxer on the planet.  The notorious Money Mayweather has accomplished more than many can dream of, but at what cost? While making a guest appearance on the Howard Stern Show Thursday, Mayweather Jr. delved into his ugly childhood and the treatment he received from his father, Floyd Mayweather Sr. Mayweather Jr...

Texas A&M Football: Aggies ready to take down the Hogs

Texas A&M takes on Arkansas this Saturday in their first road game of the season. If the Aggies can pull it off, this will be their first SEC win of the season. Both teams are entering the field with 3-1 records, and Texas A&M seems to have the advantage after almost taking down No. 1 ranked Alabama. Arkansas has come out on top versus Louisiana, Samford, and Southern Miss...

Floyd Mayweather: Shantel Jackson and I are still engaged

Floyd Mayweather Jr. says he and Shantel Jackson are still engaged despite reports saying they broke up. Mayweather is on a post-fight publicity tour since beating Canelo Alvarez on Sept. 14. The undefeated boxer joined Howard Stern Wednesday for a lengthy interview. Stern really did a great job covering many of the pertinent issues concerning […]

Mayweather says chess saved him

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is at it again. Nearly two weeks removed from his junior middleweight world championship victory over Canelo Alvarez, the superstar boxer has made the news countless times after making comments on everything from Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel to controversial singer Miley Cyrus . The hustle and bustle over Mayweather follows his interesting choice...

Floyd Mayweather Jr confirms he’s still engaged to Shantel Jackson

Floyd Mayweather Jr. recently appeared on Howard Stern’s show. “Money May” confirmed that he is still engaged to Shantel Jackson but he’s not currently focused on marriage. He also discusses p*$$y and his love for it, his beatings as a child and Miley Cyrus. “Yeah, we still engaged. She’s my better half. Miss Jackson. She’s cool, she’s just my better half.” ...

Covering Dixie: Zach Mettenberger, Johnny Manziel, Jordan Jenkins, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC. It's like Christmas, but with  A Sort of Homecomming. Mark Schlabach profiles LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger as he prepares to lead the Bayou Bengals agsinst his former team, Georgia, in Athens. (ESPN)   Shout It Out Loud.  LSU's Tiger Stadium has been named the loudest college football stadium by...

Floyd Mayweather Wants “Twerk Queen” Miley Cyrus to be Ring Escort Next Fight

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is hot off his win against Saul Canelo Alvarez. Justin Bieber and Lil Wayne escorted the unbeaten boxer to the ring, but he has other ideas as to who will be apart of the Money Team for his next fight. Mayweather made his way to the iHeart Radio Music Festival in Las Vegas this past weekend to visit some of his favorite artists and be seen. Miley Cyrus was one...
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