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Floyd Mayweather wins again!

He’s now 46-0


Truth is, Floyd Mayweather Jr. has options. He is the King of the Ring, the undisputed champion of boxing. When he fights he delivers a show, and he leaves his opponents with just enough of a crack of hope to say “what if.”


Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada was no different. Mayweather defeated a determined and heavy Marcos Maidana of Argentina for the welterweight unification title. Usually over the years, fights have controversy over who really won. Continue Reading →

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NBA must come down hard on Sterling

Donald Sterling, the longtime controversial owner of one of professional sports’ longtime losing franchises, the Los Angeles Clippers, has created a firestorm of anger and resentment from the entire sports community with his alarming racist comments to his girlfriend. This has put Sterling on blast from the entire NBA community and many others out raged by his violent, disturbing comments. TMZ broke this story, and the audio recording is clearly Sterling talking to his friend Ms. Stiviano, who is Black.  

On the nine-minute tape recording, Sterling says, “I support them and give them food, and clothes, and cars and houses. Who gives it to them? Continue Reading →

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Larry Fitzgerald covers Super Bowl XLVI — his 32nd


INDIANAPOLIS — While attending Indiana State University as a football star back in the late ’70s, I never thought in my wildest dreams, while majoring in radio-TV communications and my teachers talked about cable, satellite, TV, Internet, cell-phones, and digital pagers, that a Super Bowl would ever be played in Indiana. Not where the world’s most famous speed race, the Indianapolis 500, is held annually. Not where universities like Notre Dame, Indiana, Purdue, Butler and Ball State have grabbed the college basketball spotlight. Indiana is famous more for Gary and the steel mills and things like the Ku Klux Klan and NCAA headquarters. It’s where Timothy McVeigh was put to death and Larry Bird played basketball at Indiana State. Continue Reading →

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