According to figures just released by HBO, there is no money left in the world, because it was all spent on watching Floyd Mayweather win a very boring decision over Manny Pacquiao two weeks ago. »
Michelle Beadle and Rachel Nichols weren’t the only media members who had their access yanked around at the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight. A longtime boxing writer believes he had his arena credential revoked for the May 2 event because of his coverage of Mayweather, specifically an interview he did with… »
A couple of boxing fans have sued Manny Pacquiao for allegedly failing to disclose a torn rotator cuff before last weekend’s “fight of the century” against Floyd Mayweather. Pacquiao’s team says he reported the injury to the Nevada State Athletic Commission, but a form he filled out prior to the fight indicates no… »
Manny Pacquiao’s shoulder apparently is as bad as advertised—he’ll undergo surgery to fix a torn rotator cuff and could be out a full year. But his bigger problem might be that the injury wasn’t advertised, first being disclosed to the Nevada State Athletic Commission only two-and-a-half hours before the fight. »
Most of us had the choice to watch Saturday Night Live or Mayweather-Pacquiao this weekend. Jay Pharoah did not, because he had to work. You could tell he wanted to watch the fight, however, because at the end of the show, host Scarlett Johansson let everyone know that Mayweather won, and Pharoah’s face dropped. »
The most common sight in Las Vegas early Sunday morning was that of a dejected young man in an extremely boastful Manny Pacquiao t-shirt making his way back to his hotel to change his shirt.
Former NBA coach and current ESPN analyst Mark Jackson aggressively defended Floyd Mayweather’s legacy against a straw man “hater” in the middle of today’s Grizzlies-Warriors game on ABC, declaring anyone who doesn’t recognize the welterweight champion as an all-time great “doesn’t know boxing,” and that those who… »
Last night’s boring fight between two old men may have been a boring fight between one old man and one injured old man. »
I should have known better. I should have known that the fight would suck. I have lived long enough to know that the whole point of spending $100 on a pay-per-view boxing match is so you can complain about spending $100 on a pay-per-view boxing match. There were people back in the day who used to bitch about Mike… »
Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao finally boxed tonight, and we now have 36 minutes of evidence that this very boring fight needed to happen several years ago for it to have meant anything. Outside of a square punch Pacquiao landed in the fourth round, he never really seemed to threaten a Mayweather victory.
Gutless starfucker troll Mike Wilbon rambled his way to an awkward defense of serial domestic abuser Floyd Mayweather Jr. tonight on ESPN, having been inexplicably asked about tonight’s fight while covering the NBA playoffs in Los Angeles. Wilbon’s lengthy and nonsensical response implored viewers to understand the … »
An old man sitting on the wall outside the MGM Grand yesterday and smoking a cigarette regarded the protesters streaming by dubiously. “Hey, they say don’t hit women,” he said out loud to no one. “A woman hit me, I’m hittin her back!”
In the past year, Michelle Beadle has emerged as one of the most important and independent voices at ESPN. When First Take’s Stephen A. Smith suggested that battered women were guilty of provoking their assailants, it was Beadle who offered the most eloquent and vocal denunciation of Smith’s comments. A relative… »