Marquez impressed with Pacquiao’s performance against Bradley

pac01234540-year-old Juan Manuel Marquez (55-7-1, 40 KO’s) liked what he saw of his old nemesis Manny Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KO’s) with his 12 round unanimous decision win over former WBO welterweight champion Tim Bradley (31-1, 12 KO’s) last Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. The win for the 35-year-old Pacquiao was his first big victory since his controversial 12 round majority decision victory over Marquez three years ago in 2011, but Pacquiao fought much better against Bradley than he did against Marquez in that fight. Continue reading

Masahiro Tanaka off to an excellent start with Yankees

tanaka34The New York Yankees have gotten excellent play from their new pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, who the Yankees paid $155 million for a 7-year contract to sign in the off season after picking him up from the Japanese Baseball League. Additionally, the Yankees posted a $20 million posting free to Tanaka’s team in Japan. Tanaka was 24-0 with a 1.27 ERA in 2013 in Japan with the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles. Tanaka played with them from 2007-2013. Continue reading

49ers’ Aldon Smith could serve jail time

smith37The San Francisco 49ers are facing a number of hurdles in trying to get their Pro Bowl linebacker Aldon Smith onto the field in 2014. Smith, who was recently arrested at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) for a false bomb threat, is likely to receive some kind of suspension for that by the NFL at the start of the 2014 season. Additionally, Smith, 24, has three felony charges hanging over his head related to a felony gun charge including a DUI from 2013. Continue reading

Pacquiao vs. Bradley 2 replay this Saturday night on HBO

pac78676This Saturday night HBO will be televising a replay of the Manny Pacquiao vs. Tim Bradly 2 bout at 11 p.m. Fans will get to see the 35-year-old Manny Pacquiao in action against Bradley, and witness the this exciting fight without having to pay to see it like they would have had to do last Saturday night on HBO pay-per-view. Continue reading

49ers to hold off on negotiations with Colin Kaepernick

kaepernick7784 (2)In light of the trouble that San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick recently found himself involved with in Miami, Florida, the 49ers are reportedly going to be holding on on their negotiations for a contract extension until further notice. Kaepernick is looking to get a huge contract that will pay him over $20 million per season, but the 49ers management reportedly isn’t close to the number that Kaepernick is looking to get. Continue reading

Moss excited about RG3′s health

rg3Washington Redskins wide receiver Shannon Moss is pretty excited about Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III’s progress in coming back from a torn ACL. It’s now been over a year since RG3 suffered a torn ACL in the playoffs for the 2012 season, but his surgically repaired right knee is finally strong enough to where he can practice without wearing a knee brace. Continue reading

Roach wants Pacquiao to fight Marquez in November

roach444If trainer Freddie Roach gets his way, Manny Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KO’s) will wind up facing 40-year-old Juan Manuel Marquez (55-7-1, 40 KO’s) in a 5th fight between them next November, if Marquez beats Mike Alvarado on May 17th. Roach wants Pacquiao to get the chance to avenge his 6th round knockout loss to Marquez two years ago. Roach doesn’t care that Marquez is 40 now, and has no interest in fighting Pacquiao ever again. Roach still wants the fight. Continue reading

Jets sign Chris Johnson to 2-year contract

johnson555The New York Jets have taken a gamble and signed former Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson to a 2-year contract. The particulars of the deal aren’t yet know other than the fact that the 28-year-old Johnson has signed with the Jets. Johnson rushed for 2,006 yards in the 2009 season for the Titans, but it’s been downhill ever since that time. While Johnson has continued to be a high quality running back, he’s not put up the huge stat that he did in the 2009 season. Continue reading

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