1. How Would Walker Smith Do Against Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao?

    Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. are the top two boxers of interest that the world wants to see. When one or both of them grow up, they will square off...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about over 3 years ago 1,275 reads 2 comments

  2. Bob Arum Pulls the Puppet Strings of Manny Pacquiao

    Before Manny Pacquiao can take on Shane Mosley, his promoter, Bob Arum, already has the next fight lined up for his prizefighter. I smell something fishy here in Pacquiao's camp...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about over 3 years ago 1,090 reads 63 comments

  3. Floyd Mayweather Should Do His Talking in the Ring Instead of on Twitter

    When I read the article from King J on the chicken head boxer who is scared to take his threats to the ring, I wasn't surprised. What else is new for Floyd Mayweather? He must be bored...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about over 3 years ago 1,476 reads 81 comments

  4. Timothy Bradley Used His Head in Fight Against Devon Alexander

    Forgive me for coming down from the hangover of the Super Bowl win by my Green Bay Packers, because I followed them in their playoff run and forgot about boxing. So, I watched the Timothy Bradley and Devon Alexander fight and was disappointed...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about over 3 years ago 487 reads 3 comments

  5. Bob Arum Is Wrong For Switching Manny Pacquiao-Shane Mosley Fight To Showtime

    Boy, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum sure knows how to screw things up. I came to that conclusion after his decision to move the Manny Pacquiao vs. Shane Mosley fight to Showtime from HBO...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about over 3 years ago 853 reads 8 comments

  6. 2010 NFL Playoffs: Divisional Round Will Be Action-Packed

    It's round two of the NFL playoffs, and the stakes are even higher. It's time for one team to put up or shut up. Tony Marks told me that he thinks the New York Jets will make it to the Super Bowl...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about over 3 years ago 663 reads 0 comments

  7. Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers Gets Monkey Off His Back with Playoff Win

    As reader Erica Jackson predicted: "Michael Vick will chew the Green Bay Packers up, spit them out, and Packer fans will choke on their own vomit." Her guess was wrong: The Eagles didn't win and Vick was shaky in his performance at home...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about over 3 years ago 183 reads 2 comments

  8. Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao: Are They Real Champs or Paper Champs?

    You can define a real champion in boxing as one who consistently wins and defend his titles. There are champs you can name, but the two most recognizable champs won't fight each other...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about over 3 years ago 2,490 reads 35 comments

  9. Is Manny Pacquiao or Bernard Hopkins Fighter of the Decade?

    I was reminded that an article written by Leo Reyes, with his source coming from mp.com.ph , named Manny Pacquiao the Fighter of the Decade. Pacquiao got the same honor from USA Today , Ring Magazine and the Boxing Writers Association of America...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about over 3 years ago 1,396 reads 50 comments

  10. Why Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao Didn't Fight Last Year

    This cat and mouse game between two of boxing's most-recognized figures in the game today is ridiculous. The fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao would've been historic if other things didn't get in the way...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about over 3 years ago 1,782 reads 35 comments

  11. NFL Playoffs: Green Bay Will Be Ready for Philadelphia

    The Green Bay Packers made one thing clear after their convincing win over the Chicago Bears at Lambeau Field Sunday: They will be ready for the Philadelphia when they roll into the City of Brotherly Love next weekend...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about over 3 years ago 410 reads 30 comments

  12. Boxing: Who's Ready to Fight Manny Pacquiao?

    Back in the Philippines, Manny Pacquiao can play the field when it comes to which direction he wants to go, who he wants to fight and on his own terms...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about over 3 years ago 2,240 reads 38 comments

  13. Boxing: Can Sergio Martinez Reach the Next Level?

    I think that Sergio Martinez is ready to take the next step in boxing. His first round knockout of Paul Williams is a reminder that being overconfident, as Williams had been in the past, will bite you in the behind...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about over 3 years ago 630 reads 9 comments

  14. Shane Mosley Is Wrong Opponent for Manny Pacquiao

    By Troy Sparks Shane Mosley is the wrong opponent for Manny Pacquiao in their May 7 fight. That wasn't my opinion. Those were the opinions of other boxing fans...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about over 3 years ago 1,298 reads 26 comments

  15. Writer Picks for Best in Boxing 2010

    This year was the year of the non-heavyweights in boxing. Obviously, we wanted the year to go out with a bang, but the fight that everybody wanted to see did not happen...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about over 3 years ago 416 reads 16 comments

  16. Floyd Mayweather, You Blew It This Time

    Since it's been confirmed that Manny Pacquiao will be fighting Shane Mosley, Floyd Mayweather is left out of the dark for the time being. All that hype of a Mayweather vs...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about over 3 years ago 1,851 reads 21 comments

  17. New York Giants: Will They Wrestle Playoffs From Green Bay Packers at Lambeau?

    I heard a player from the New York Giants on ESPN pretty much guarantee a win up at Lambeau Field when they meet the Green Bay Packers on Sunday...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about over 3 years ago 1,115 reads 16 comments

  18. Floyd Mayweather Fears Manny Pacquiao, but Not Amir Khan

    It took an alert reader like Simon Vernon to bring to my attention what Floyd Mayweather has been talking about lately. When Simon sent the reference of Floyd's latest comments from Boxing Scene to my e-mail, I couldn't help but laugh...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about over 3 years ago 5,282 reads 54 comments

  19. Does Manny Pacquiao Have Control Over Next Opponent?

    Manny Pacquiao's camp wants to control when their prizefighter will fight again. They chose May 7, 2011. I think that's enough time for the pound-for-pound fighter to rest...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about over 3 years ago 1,360 reads 14 comments

  20. Amir Khan, Not Devon Alexander, Should Fight Timothy Bradley

    I think Timothy Bradley is fighting the wrong guy next month. After all, he's the top-ranked junior welterweight, according to Ring Magazine. Bradley sure is moving up the ladder in a hurry...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about over 3 years ago 316 reads 0 comments

  21. NFL Rankings: Can the Green Bay Packers Forget About the Playoffs?

    Last summer, the media projected the Green Bay Packers to go to the Super Bowl. That was based on the talent of their roster. We must remember that the NFL has a 16-game season and things happen...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about over 3 years ago 790 reads 3 comments

  22. Is Floyd Mayweather Scared To Fight Andre Berto?

    If Floyd Mayweather is scared to fight Manny Pacquiao right now, would he consider fighting Andre Berto? I've been trying to get in touch with him through Twitter or his website to get some answers from him...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about over 3 years ago 2,189 reads 48 comments

  23. Manny Pacquiao, Not Bob Arum, Should Choose Next Opponent

    By Troy Sparks For Top Rank promoter Bob Arum to choose Manny Pacquiao's next opponent is absurd. I think he should let Pacquiao choose who he wants to fight next. Arum said recently that the camp is giving Floyd Mayweather Jr...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about over 3 years ago 4,041 reads 32 comments

  24. Does Manny Pacquiao Now Hold the Trump Card?

    It's really funny how the tables have turned in favor of Manny Pacquiao after his domination of Antonio Margarito over two weeks ago. Pacquiao doesn't have to prove anything to anybody...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about over 3 years ago 2,866 reads 51 comments

  25. Is Manny Pacquiao This Generation's Muhammad Ali?

    Manny Pacquiao has feasted on many opponents in his run of eight title belts in as many weight divisions. You saw what he did in the beat-down of Antonio Margarito. Pacquiao's career is well defined, whether or not he fights again...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about over 3 years ago 1,374 reads 5 comments