Floyd Mayweather Jr. hasn’t said much about Manny Pacquiao’s injured shoulder, but he made his opinion on the subject very clear with six words on Instagram early Wednesday morning. “Winners win and losers have excuses,” Mayweather wrote alongside a photo of himself. Mayweather also claimed he has never made an excuse during his 48-0 stretch....Read More
Watching Blake Griffin play basketball over the past two games really got me thinking. This was, at least in my opinion, one of the most overrated players in the NBA over the past couple years.
Sure Griffin is 6’10” and 251, but too often we saw him get thrown off the low post by smaller, more physical big men. The outside game was surely there, and Griffin has always possessed...
Leading up to the NFL Draft, the question of whether the Buccaneers would select Jameis Winston or Marcus Mariota with the No. 1 overall pick was one that was often asked. Last Thursday, Tampa Bay made Winston the choice, leaving Mariota to be available for the Titans, who drafted him second. Many experts and pundits...Read More
Ernie Johnson has always been a class act and is being commended for his wonderful gesture on Tuesday night. Johnson, a TV host for Turner Sports and CBS Sports, won the Sports Emmy for Best Studio Host. Johnson then brought the daughters of the late Stuart Scott on stage with him and presented them with...Read More
Titus Young will not face prison time for felony assault charges, stemming from his strange, violent behavior in 2013. Instead, the Los Angeles County Superior Court has given him a chance to change his ways, giving him five years probation, rather than lock him up.
According to David Leon Moore of USA TODAY Sports, a one-year stay at Crosby Center, an inpatient treatment and therapy...
Johnny Manziel is taking a major step toward removing himself from the temptation of nightlife. According to Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com, Manziel recently moved from his apartment in downtown Cleveland to a quiet golf course community in the suburbs. Manziel has reportedly used playing golf as a constructive way of spending his time since he...Read More
Josie Harris filed a lawsuit against ex-boyfriend Floyd Mayweather Jr. claiming that he lied in his interview with Katie Couric prior to his fight with Manny Pacquiao. According to TMZ Sports, Harris is asking for over $20 million in damages for Mayweather repeatedly knowingly making false statements. In his interview with Couric, Mayweather was asked...Read More
There’s conversation going on in NBA circles regarding the intentional fouling of poor free-throw shooters in playoff games. Some of that conversation is going on right here at this site. My colleague Matt Zemek makes the case that allowing “Hack-A-Player” strategies rewards the breaking of the rules and should be eliminated.
I disagree on two fronts.
First, I am adamantly...
The Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight made Saturday a great day for live-streaming apps like Periscope, but they might have more troublesome days ahead.
President of fight co-promoter Top Rank Inc. Todd duBoef told The Los Angeles Times on Sunday that he plans to pursue legal action against those who pirated the fight and the platforms they used to pirate it...
The Tennessee Titans don’t appear to have any plans on making it a two-way quarterback battle between Zach Mettenberger and No. 2 overall pick Marcus Mariota. The team has been getting prepared for a Mariota-led offense for months, according to general manager Ruston Webster.
Webster conveyed this information during an interview with NFL Network’s Path to the Draft: