1. Did the Green Bay Packers Get Brad Childress and Wade Phillips Fired?

    It's no coincidence that two NFL coaches got the ax within weeks of one another. That usually happens in a profession where results are demanded on a weekly basis. Wade Phillips and Brad Childress were fired from their head coaching jobs...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 836 reads 1 comments

  2. Is Floyd Mayweather, Not Manny Pacquiao, the Face of Boxing?

    By Troy Sparks As I received mixed responses from the article, "Floyd Mayweather, You're Next," the feeling I got was that Mayweather was hiding from Manny Pacquiao. If I was Floyd, I'd be hiding too...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 1,970 reads 25 comments

  3. Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather, Jr.: Reasons They Need to Fight Now

    Manny Pacquiao is still the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world. He beat Antonio Margarito, Nov. 13, for his eighth title in as many weight classes. So who's out there worthy of challenging Pacquiao? The world is waiting...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 13,574 reads 43 comments

  4. Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather: Money May, You're Next

    I have one question to ask Floyd Mayweather: Where were you during the Manny Pacquiao vs. Antonio Margarito fight? Did you see the Pac Man operate on Margarito like a surgeon? I think you should pay attention...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 6,679 reads 28 comments

  5. Antonio Margarito: Is He Better Before Or After Suspension?

    By Troy Sparks With fight night approaching, I want to know from boxing fans if Antonio Margarito was better before the hand-wrapping incident that cost him a suspension from boxing, or if he's actually improved since...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 531 reads 1 comments

  6. Teddy Atlas Says Antonio Margarito Will Beat Manny Pacquiao

    Cowboys Stadium will be rocking this Saturday night, and it won't be the NFL team that will do the entertaining. Instead, a fighter who's on a comeback, will take on the best pound-for-pound guy in the business...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 1,667 reads 2 comments

  7. Manny Pacquiao: With a Win, Where Will He Rank Among the Greatest Ever?

    With a win over Antonio Margarito on Nov. 13, I believe that Manny Pacquiao will be ranked in the middle of 10 greatest boxers in history. He has done enough over the course of his career to be called the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 8,707 reads 118 comments

  8. Distractions Won't Prevent Manny Pacquiao From Winning

    We learned by watching the second installment of HBO's 24/7 that Manny Pacquiao is trying to please his trainer and the public...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 845 reads 0 comments

  9. Should Manny Pacquiao Fire Freddie Roach If He Loses To Antonio Margarito?

    By Troy Sparks There are 17 days before Manny Pacquiao is set to fight Antonio Margarito. His trainer, Freddie Roach, is worried that his fighter will not be ready...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 452 reads 5 comments

  10. Manny Pacquiao and Antonio Margarito: Who is the Hungriest?

    It looks as if Antonio Margarito is hungrier than Manny Pacquiao to win their Nov. 13 matchup. Margarito is taking a long journey back into boxing after the hand-wrapping incident on the day of his fight against Shane Mosley last year...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 1,129 reads 6 comments

  11. Brett Favre's Ego Hurts More Than His Ankle

    By Troy Sparks When Minnesota quarterback Brett Lorenzo Favre limped in the visitor's media room for his press conference after Sunday's loss at Green Bay, I saw a face of defeat...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 1,096 reads 2 comments

  12. Manny Pacquiao and Antonio Margarito: Roundtable Faceoff on HBO

    If anyone could bring together Manny Pacquiao and Antonio Margarito for a discussion, it would be HBO's Max Kellerman. He was fair in his questioning to both fighters, and he didn't hold back...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 4,936 reads 27 comments

  13. Boxing: Is Bob Arum on Manny Pacquiao's Side or Antonio Margarito's?

    Top Rank promoter Bob Arum represents both Manny Pacquiao and Antonio Margarito. Since they will fight each other November 13, whom does Arum want to win? It seems that Arum is losing confidence in his boy Pacquiao...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 1,825 reads 23 comments

  14. Manny Pacquiao: Don't Worry, Pac Man Will Be Ready

    What is this I hear about Manny Pacquiao slacking off from training? That's what his Canadian advisor thinks the Pac-Man is doing. I want to tell him to take a chill pill and relax: Pacquiao will be ready to go on November 13 against Antonio Margarito...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 2,220 reads 2 comments

  15. Antonio Margarito's Confidence Level High for Contest vs. Manny Pacquiao

    It's about a month before Antonio Margarito fights Manny Pacquiao, and already the Mexican fighter is talking trash. In an interview with Fanhouse, Margarito expressed his opinion with boldness...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 2,765 reads 22 comments

  16. Manny Pacquiao's Injuries Don't Give Antonio Margarito the Advantage

    It seems like there's trouble in Manny Pacquiao 's camp regarding his health. His fight against Antonio Margarito on November 13 isn't in jeopardy. So don't worry...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 3,373 reads 53 comments

  17. Do Today's Bad Boys Of The NFL Compare To Players Of The Past?

    By Troy Sparks There have always been players on NFL teams who were bad characters and misfits that no other team wanted. Instead of going back the last 70 years, I'll go back the last 40 years...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 422 reads 0 comments

  18. Public Shut Out Of Manny Pacquiao's Sparring Sessions

    By Troy Sparks We have an idea of how hard Manny Pacquiao is working for his upcoming fight against Antonio Margarito next month. Too bad fans at the Shape Up Gym won't see the work ethic of the Pac-Man for themselves ...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 2,655 reads 10 comments

  19. Could Oscar De La Hoya Beat Manny Pacquiao in His Prime?

    By Troy Sparks If Oscar De La Hoya fought Manny Pacquiao in his prime years, would he win? The "Golden Boy" told the examiner.com that it would be a different story...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 3,825 reads 79 comments

  20. Manny Pacquiao in Preseason Mode for November Fight

    October is fast approaching, and Manny Pacquiao is in preseason mode for his fight next month against Antonio Margarito. Margarito thinks he'll win the fight because he's taller. Pacquiao tipped his Margarito's hand by saying in his column at PhilBoxing.

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 3,673 reads 19 comments

  21. Freddie Roach Rips Floyd Mayweather, Wants Fight with Manny Pacquiao

    By Troy Sparks There are lots of people taking pot shots at Floyd Mayweather these days. Add Manny Pacquiao's trainer, Freddie Roach, to the list. Recently, on Datruthboxing.com, he said that Mayweather is too busy beating up girls...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 4,322 reads 76 comments

  22. Should Shane Mosley Retire from Boxing?

    By Troy Sparks It's time to realize that Shane Mosley needs to hang the gloves up. The proof came from his fight against Sergio Mora, which ended in a draw...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about 4 years ago 677 reads 22 comments

  23. Ryan Grant's Loss Is Setback to Green Bay Packers' Rushing Attack

    By Troy Sparks It was hard for the Green Bay Packers to lose running back Ryan Grant for the season with an ankle injury in Week 1 at Philadelphia. Even though the win was bittersweet, the Green and Gold lost their leading rusher for the season...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about over 4 years ago 996 reads 8 comments

  24. MMA: Bellator 29 Makes Stop in Milwaukee

    Bellator CEO and founder Bjorn Rabney is bringing the noise to Milwaukee in an MMA event that will feature some pretty good fighters. The excitement around here should be well-received and sold out...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about over 4 years ago 160 reads 1 comments

  25. Antonio Margarito Thinks He Can Beat Manny Pacquiao

    Who is Antonio Margarito kidding when he said that he can beat Manny Pacquiao? It's my belief that Pacquiao will eat that guy for lunch and then feast on Floyd Mayweather. I think Mayweather is the main course meal while Margarito is the snack...

    Troy Sparks Written by Troy Sparks about over 4 years ago 2,155 reads 30 comments