The return of LeBron James to the Cleveland Cavaliers could be attributed to a number of reasons and there have been notions that the San Antonio Spurs are partly to blame. The Spurs' head coach Gregg Popovich doesn't quite sit well with those allegations. He was asked about those notions Wednesday during a practice for their game against the Cavaliers yesterday.
"Nothing. You guys have to have something to say. I'd be saying the same stuff if I had your job… It's cool," Popovich said.
Afterwards, the coach was then asked if he was surprised when James went home to Cleveland after the Spurs defeated the Miami Heat in the finals 4-1. more >>
Adrian Peterson may have avoided jail time after pleading no-contest in the case of assaulting his son, but the football star may be in another legal battle with the NFL as league officially ruled this week that he will not return to the field this season.
The 29-year-old Minnesota Vikings running back made headlines last Sept. when news broke claiming that he abused his four-year-old son whom the football star struck with a stripped tree branch, resulting in severe lacerations. Although his no-contest plea left him with the ability to continue with the 2014-2015 NFL season, the league officially decided he would remain suspended without pay.
The NFL released a statement on Tuesday, making it clear that Peterson could not be considered to be reinstated back into the league before April, after he violated the league's personal conduct policy. He was reportedly notified on the same day as the public, Tuesday, that there would be stipulations that had to be followed before he could even be considered for a reinstatement in the league. more >>
Manny Pacquiao is about to have another big fight this Saturday as he faces off with New York City's Chris Algieri in Macau, China. Pacquiao, who has 56 wins with 38 knockouts and 5 losses is a 9-1 favorite over Algieri, who has 20 wins with 8 knockouts and no losses, but talks about the Philippine boxer's next opponent is already heating up ahead of the fight, and two names have come up as Pacquiao's next challenger— Amir Khan, and Floyd Mayweather Jr.
In an interview with The Telegraph, Pacquiao talked about the possibility of fighting Khan.
"A fight with Amir would be an exciting fight," said the boxer and Philippine congressman. "I can fight him anywhere, even in England. I don't know how much longer I will fight. I'd like to retire in a few years, so for now I am willing to face anybody." more >>
Jason Brown was one of the best centers in the NFL during his time of playing. But he decided something was way more important to him then $37 million. He left football to serve God.
There is one currency that is worth a whole lot more to him then money, and that currency is love. Instead of being a millionaire, he'd rather be a farmer that helps others in need of food. He is paying his good fortune forward by feeding the hungry. Jason's story is guaranteed to warm your heart.
Being a part of the NFL is a dream come true for most, but serving God and leaving the money behind is worth a whole lot more to Jason. The best part is, he LOVES what he does! more >>
Manny Pacquiao is preparing for his bout against Chris Algieri later this month but shadowing their fight is the inevitable topic of Pacquiao taking on Floyd Mayweather Jr. While it has not been uncommon to mention the alleged "super fight" whenever the names Pacquiao and Mayweather are involved, it's already been years and there's still no guarantee that the fight will actually take place.
Pacquiao however, has said that he's ready to make the bout happen.
"I do have one specific goal and that is to give the boxing fans the fight they have always asked for. I want that fight [with Mayweather] too," Pacquiao said. more >>
Australian boxer Anthony Mundine had expressed his intentions in getting Floyd Mayweather to fight him after defeating Belarusian Sergey Rabchenko in a split points decision Wednesday night in Melbourne.
Rabchenko has been undefeated for 25 fights before losing to the 39-year old Mundine. With the win, Mundine is now in a position to take on the WBC title holder Floyd Mayweather.
"I think Floyd is the best and it's up to him if he wants to fight me," Mundine said. The Australian boxer had acquired his win against Rabchenko after losing to former IBF welterweight champion Joshua Clottey in April earlier this year. The fighter has also admitted that it will be difficult to get the attention of the WBC champion. more >>