1. Heavyweight Boxer Deontay Wilder Serves Up Internet Troll

    In the social-media age, sports stars have had to put up with Internet trolls, or fans who will talk trash at every chance they get toward a particular athlete that they choose to dislike...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 2 months ago 2,496 reads 1 comments

  2. Wofford's Aerris Smith on Speech Going Viral and His Will to Play This Season

    March is the time of year the best in college basketball rise and make their case to be a part of the 68-team NCAA tournament field...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 4 months ago 361 reads 0 comments

  3. Floyd Mayweather Jr. to Visit South Africa Hoping to Spark Interest in Boxing

    As the world waits on pound-for-pound great Floyd Mayweather Jr. to announce his next opponent for his May 3 bout, the undefeated champ will be on an excursion to South Africa, hoping to spark interest in the sport of boxing in the area...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 6 months ago 3,059 reads 10 comments

  4. Report: Canelo Alvarez in Talks for March 8 Miguel Cotto Boxing Showdown

    Former junior middleweight title holder Saul "Canelo" Alvarez is looking to face former three-division titlist Miguel Cotto on March 8 according to Lance Pugmire of the Los Angeles Times ...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 9 months ago 900 reads 2 comments

  5. Adrien Broner to Get First Shot at PPV Stardom Against Marcos Maidana on Dec. 14

    After months of speculation and trash talk, the highly anticipated Adrien Broner vs. Marcos Maidana welterweight title showdown was made official, according to ESPN's Dan Rafael ...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 9 months ago 9,791 reads 79 comments

  6. Sergio Martinez and Miguel Cotto Express Interest in Possible Bout

    After Miguel Cotto 's triumphant return to the ring on Oct. 5 with his TKO victory over Delvin Rodriguez, the boxing world lit up about the possibilities for the Puerto Rican star's next bout...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 9 months ago 2,018 reads 8 comments

  7. Floyd Mayweather Gives the Miami Heat a Championship Pep Talk

    After stringing together back-to-back NBA championships, the Miami Heat would seem to have the championship thing figured out. That's why many may be surprised that the defending champs hosted pound-for-pound boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 9 months ago 8,130 reads 41 comments

  8. What's Next for Miguel Cotto After TKO Victory over Delvin Rodriguez

    After a sensational return to the ring after a year-long layoff and suffering two straight losses, three-division titlist Miguel Cotto overwhelmed Delvin ...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 9 months ago 7,963 reads 20 comments

  9. Timothy Bradley Supports Embattled Judge Ross After Mayweather-Canelo Fallout

    After yet another questionable decision, controversial boxing judge C.J. Ross has one not-so-surprising supporter in welterweight champion Timothy Bradley...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 9 months ago 2,622 reads 12 comments

  10. Amir Khan's Camp Denies Reports of a Floyd Mayweather Fight Up Next

    Despite reports from the Daily Mail that Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Amir Khan would be linking up in the ring on May 3, 2014, Khan's camp has shot those down, saying they're nothing more than rumors, according to the Guardian ...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 9 months ago 1,582 reads 1 comments

  11. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Must Reunite with Freddie Roach to Save Troubled Career

    After lackluster showings in his last two fights and issues about his dedication to his craft, Boxing Scene is reporting that Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. might reunite with Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 10 months ago 2,197 reads 15 comments

  12. Amir Khan Makes Sense as Floyd Mayweather's Next Opponent

    The next name in the Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight lottery has popped up and it's British superstar Amir Khan according to ESPN.co.uk...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 10 months ago 14,582 reads 107 comments

  13. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Brian Vera Weigh-in After Multiple Catch Weight Hike

    Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Brian Vera agreed to a 173-pound catchweight for their bout on Saturday night at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. as reported by BoxingScene ...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 10 months ago 1,307 reads 3 comments

  14. Manny Pacquiao Not Facing Floyd Mayweather Cost Him $100 Million

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao nearly agreed to fight each other in 2010 , but due to Pacquiao's objection to Mayweather's request for drug testing, thereby throwing off ...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 10 months ago 92,453 reads 246 comments

  15. Floyd Mayweather Apologizes for Instagram Pic Bashing Oscar De La Hoya

    Floyd Mayweather took to Instagram to apologize for a photograph that showed up on his page of the popular social media site earlier on Monday mocking Oscar De la Hoya and the fact that De la Hoya is in rehab for substance abuse...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 10 months ago 401 reads 0 comments

  16. Manny Pacquiao Dares Floyd Mayweather to Fight Him

    When everyone thought the Floyd Mayweather -Manny Pacquiao saga was over, Pacquiao heated things back up when he dared Mayweather to fight him in a interview with ABS-CBN News ( h/t The Ring ) if the two are victorious in their upcoming fights...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 12 months ago 5,154 reads 15 comments

  17. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Could Give Golovkin a Run for His Money If Focused

    Coming off the first loss of his almost 10-year career and a second failed drug test, per ESPN.com , former middleweight champ Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. has his eyes set on the seemingly unbeatable Gennady Golovkin in the future...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 1 year ago 3,521 reads 30 comments

  18. Derrick Rose Is 2013's 7th Highest-Paid Athelete Despite Not Playing All Season

    Sports Illustrated has released its list of 2013's 50 highest paid American athletes and coming in at No. 7 (per SI.com) despite not playing a single minute is Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose , who earns $33...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 1 year ago 6,968 reads 16 comments

  19. Floyd Mayweather Top-Earning American Athlete for Second-Straight Year

    Floyd Mayweather has lived up to his nickname "Money" once again as boxing's pound-for-pound king topped Sports Illustrated's 50 highest paid American athletes list for the second year in a row (per SI...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 1 year ago 2,947 reads 24 comments

  20. Manny Pacquiao Still Open to Floyd Mayweather Super-Bout

    Even after years of trying to no avail, eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao still wants a showdown with the undefeated, pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather ( h/t ESPN...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 1 year ago 829 reads 4 comments

  21. Mayweather vs. Guerrero: Is Ruben Guerrero Putting Too Much Pressure on 'Ghost'?

    Leading up to the welterweight title showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Robert Guerrero, Guerrero’s father/trainer, Ruben Guerrero, has been very vocal about his son winning on May 4 and about how much he dislikes Mayweather Jr...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 1 year ago 948 reads 3 comments

  22. Floyd Mayweather Looking to Fight in the UK for the First Time

    After fighting all soon-to-be 44 professional bouts in the United States, pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather could be looking to take his talents overseas and hold a fight in the ...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about 1 year ago 881 reads 3 comments

  23. Robert Guerrero's Career Could Be in Jeopardy If Sentenced to Prison

    With his stock on the rise and the fight of his career looming next month, Robert Guerrero’s career in the ring could be in danger if sentenced to jail time for the felony gun possession charges (per www...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about over 1 year ago 2,619 reads 5 comments

  24. UNLV's Anthony Bennett Officially Declares for the 2013 NBA Draft

    UNLV Runnin ' Rebels star forward Anthony Bennett officially declared he would be entering the 2013 NBA draft at a press conference Monday...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about over 1 year ago 729 reads 0 comments

  25. Mayweather and Guerrero Get Heated at Showtime Commercial Shoot (W/Video)

    Showtime got some effortless publicity for the first bout they will air featuring pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather and his opponent Robert Guerrero as the two fighters got into a heated trash-talk session at a commercial shoot...

    Mick Akers Written by Mick Akers about over 1 year ago 4,586 reads 99 comments