Two of the NBA's veteran guards made the news recently, when both were tagged in separate incidents involving the police.
First was Miami shooting guard/small forward Gerald Green, who was recently involved in a fisticuff with a civilian, is currently suspended for two games. According to Bleacher Report's Adam Wells, the 29-year old basketball player was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital after the incident, which happened on November 4th.
In another report by Manny Navarro and Charles Rabin of the Miami Herald, Green punched a still unidentified man in the right eye for trying to stop him from going back up to his apartment. Green also reportedly showed up at the front desk, bloodied up, prompting the clerk to call for paramedics. more >>
The beef between Adrien Broner and Floyd Mayweather is getting more intense as they trade more words.
Last week, FightHype released a report stating Mayweather's problem with his "little brother". According to Floyd Jr., Broner's remarks about "The Money Team" are what irked him the most.
"You have this same guy that I'm defending and standing behind and going to war for is the same guy that said, "You know what? I love my big brother Floyd Mayweather, but f*** The Money Team!" more >>
Retired undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather criticized Ring Magazine for featuring MMA superstar Ronda Rousey on its cover.
This most recent accolade solidifies Rousey's status as a combat sports global superstar. Earlier this year, Sports Illustrated already branded her as the "most dominant athlete alive".
Rousey garnered recognition from the manner of which she has finished her last few opponents. Holding a professional mixed martial arts record of 12-0 (12 victories by stoppage), her last three fights lasted a total of 1:04 combined. more >>
WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley is hoping that Brandon Rios would rethink his retirement decision. Bradley dominated "Bam Bam" on Saturday night when they faced each other for the 147-pound title, ending the fight in nine rounds.
The 29-year old Rios retired immediately after the fight.
"My body is not the same no more," Rios told HBO Boxing analyst Max Kellerman during the post-fight interview. "I've been in a lot of wars. I think it's time to hang it up. I'm done. I think that's it. It was a great run, it is what it is." more >>
UFC Chief Executive Officer Lorenzo Fertitta is taking all measures to make sure that his featherweight champion is injury-free and able to compete at UFC 194.
145-pound king José Aldo will be facing interim champion Conor McGregor to unify both featherweight titles. Originally scheduled to face each other in July at UFC 189, Aldo was forced out of the bout due to an injury. The two will now face each other on December 12th, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
It was a rib injury that put Aldo to the sidelines two weeks before fight night, which made two-time title contender Chad Mendes step in as last-minute replacement. But the score needed to be settled between both men, who had been in unpleasant encounters during their ten-city press tour in April. more >>
A 13-year-old Christian girl from Sikandarpura in Pakistan has reportedly been kidnapped from her parents, raped, and forced into marriage by a Muslim man.
The British Pakistani Christian Association reported on Monday that 47-year-old father Shahid Jaan reported last week that his 13-year-old daughter, Sana Bibi, had been abducted, raped and forced into Islamic marriage.
The Muslim man accused of kidnapping the girl was identified as Waheed Akhtar, a former neighbor. more >>