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Archive for December 6th, 2012

Bob Arum Says Floyd Mayweather Jr Turned Down a $100 Million Offer to Fight Manny Pacquiao

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

Juan Manuel Marquez and Manny Pacquiao have gone 36 hotly contested rounds. Even after three fights, there is still controversy and debate that has raged on as to who actually won the fights. Pacquiao holds the edge in the record books. He is 2-0-1 against Marquez in his career but ...

Shabazz Muhammad Still Sees Big Things Coming for UCLA as Season Winds Along

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

Expectations were high for the UCLA Bruins, as usual, entering the college hoops season. They had a standout freshmen class, led by Shabazz Muhammad, and were ranked No. 13 in the preseason AP poll. Since then, however, Muhammad missed three games as the NCAA sorted out an eligibility issue and ...

James Harden Adjusts to Life as an Everyday Starter in Houston, Begins Recruiting Help

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

James Harden is settling into life in Houston and he's been an absolute monster for the Rockets. Harden was averaging 23.6 points and 5.4 assists per game heading into Wednesday night's action. The former Oklahoma City guard is now adjusting to being the main man on his new team, but explains ...

Matt Ryan: “Our Focus the Entire Year has Been Better than it’s Ever Been”

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

The Atlanta Falcons didn't leave room for error this year. They've already wrapped up the NFC South with four weeks to go in the season. But that isn't making Falcons fans feel any better about the team's Super Bowl chances because Atlanta has fallen flat in January every time they've ...

David Wright is ‘Beyond Thrilled’ to Stay with Mets, Feels Confident About Recruiting Free Agents to New York

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

It's official: David Wright has signed up to stay with the New York Mets, most likely for the rest of his career. The Mets third baseman signed his $138 million, eight-year contract -- the largest in team history -- this week. Wright has great expectations for the Mets moving forward and ...

Donnie Avery: Game-Winning Touchdown Against Detroit Was Nearly a “Disaster”

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

The Indianapolis Colts continue to work their magic. On Sunday, the Colts and rookie quarterback Andrew Luck moved to 8-4, quadrupling their win total from 2011 with four games still remaining on the 2012 schedule. And they did so in dramatic fashion, with Luck hitting the rejuvenated Donnie Avery on ...

Pierre Garcon’s Return Helps Fuel Washington Redskins’ Rebound

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

There's no question the man of the hour, and the season, in Washington is Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III. The team started 3-6, but has won three straight games -- all against division rivals -- since then. But it's also no coincidence that wide receiver Pierre Garcon has worked his ...