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Undisputed champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. now 44-0

 

 

LAS VEGAS — You might say that Floyd Mayweather, Jr. is in a league of his own. After spending over two months in jail and not stepping into the ring for almost two years, the new welterweight champion of the world proved again he’s the right stuff. The MGM Grand in Las Vegas is where father and son reunited for a common cause. Mayweather dominated challenger Robert (The Ghost) Guerrero, winning 11 of 12 rounds to capture the Welterweight World Championship before almost 16,000 fans on May Day. Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson at one time was every bit as dominant — when he stepped into the ring he brought fear. Continue Reading →

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Sports highlights, plus banished words of 2012

Two members of our MSR sports experts’ panel recently released their 2012 best sports stories. Nate Parham of Swish Appeal places at the top of his list the Indiana Fever winning the 2012 WNBA championship. “I think Tamika Catchings [the finals MVP] has done so much for women’s basketball…throughout her career. I think the entire women’s basketball world was rooting for her to win a championship. People are comparing it to LeBron James [winning his first NBA title this year].”

Baylor’s undefeated season “obviously was a huge story,” Parham says. Continue Reading →

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