Floyd Mayweather Jr. improved to 48-0 in his career with an easy victory over longtime nemesis Manny Pacquiao Saturday night at the MGM in Las Vegas. Mayweather employed his impenetrable defensive style to perfection and frustrated the Filipino fighter, who struggled to throw and land punches. All three judges gave the fight to Mayweather to...Read More
Manny Pacquiao lost to Floyd Mayweather by unanimous decision Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
He didn’t agree with the outcome.
Minutes after the final bell, Pacquiao told Max Kellerman in his post-fight interview “I thought I won the fight.”
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The Philadelphia Eagles provide endless entertainment these days under head coach Chip Kelly, but Evan Mathis doesn’t appear to be amused.
The stellar offensive guard has been the subject of trade rumors for the past couple of years, a fact Kelly didn’t hesitate to point out on Saturday, as Les Bowen of the Philadelphia Daily News relayed on the final day of the 2015 NFL Draft...
American Pharoah won the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday at Churchill Downs.
Jockey Victor Espinoza earned his third career Kentucky Derby victory. He also won last year with California Chrome.
It’s also legendary trainer Bob Baffert’s first win since 2002. He also trained Dortmund, who led most of the race.
California horses have won three of the last five...
St. Louis Rams running back Zac Stacy could be on the move soon.
The New York Jets have inquired about trading for his services, per Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News:
Mike Maccagnan & Co. have inquired about disgruntled Rams running back Zac Stacy, per sources. The Jets have not yet made a formal offer for the Rams’ 2013 fifth-round pick, according to a source.
Clemson defensive tackle Grady Jarrett was just selected by the Atlanta Falcons in the fifth round of the 2015 NFL Draft. Getting drafted is a much-needed dose of good news for Jarrett, who reportedly had half of his home burn down last night while he and family members waited to see if he’d be chosen in the second or third rounds.
#Falcons DT Grady Jarrett’s family home...
The Green Bay Packers have tabbed quarterback Brett Hundley in the fifth round of the 2015 NFL draft after trading up with the New England Patriots.
A three-year starter at UCLA, he amassed 9,966 yards and 75 touchdowns through the air, adding 1,747 yards and 30 scores with his legs. Hundley was widely considered the third-best prospect at his position, squarely behind Jameis...
Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy is not off to a great start with his new team, and an ill-advised comment he made on Friday night about the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks certainly didn’t help. After the Carolina Panthers drafted 6-foot-5 wide receiver Devin Funchess, someone on Twitter referred to Funchess and Panthers receiver Kelvin...Read More
At the request of Floyd Mayweather Jr., CNN reporter Rachel Nichols and ESPN reporter Michelle Beadle will not be covering the boxing event that many are calling the “fight of the century.” Nichols revealed on Saturday that Mayweather’s camp has blocked media credentials for both her and Beadle and banned them from his fight against...Read More
The second day of the 2015 NFL draft was filled with surprises. From Randy Gregory falling all the way to the Dallas Cowboys at the end of the second round to Brett Hundley falling completely out of Day 2, it’s hard to make much sense of what happened on Friday night.
Attempting to do just that, here are our top-five takeaways from Day 2 of the 2015 NFL draft.
1. The Dallas Cowboys...