After his exemplary performance over Timothy Bradley in their trilogy fight last April, Manny Pacquiao has proven to his longtime trainer Freddie Roach that he is now fully healed and ready to face Floyd Mayweather for the second time.
The International Olympic Committee held showdown talks Sunday on whether to ban Russia from the Rio Games over state-run doping, an unprecedented decision that could spark the Olympic movement's worst crisis in decades.
Rio De Janeiro -
In the wake of the recent lone-wolf terrorist attacks in Europe, it is not surprising that Al-Qaeda has taken to social media to call on its followers to execute 'lone wolf' attacks on Olympic athletes in Rio de Janeiro.
President Vladimir Putin has pumped vast sums into sport to refashion Russia's image and bolster his personal prestige, but the scandal over state-run doping threatens to obliterate any successes.
Philippine senate president Franklin Dillon has confirmed that neophyte senator Manny Pacquiao sought his permission to fight again, following Bob Arum's disclosure that he has reserved a fight date and venue for his return fight in Las Vegas, Nev.
Viktor Postol has a very good chance of beating Terence Crawford Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. But even if he pulls off the upset, it is doubtful if the unbeaten Ukrainian would face Manny Pacquiao next as planned
With the MLB All Star break now in the books, its time to get back to baseball that matters and while the time off was good for some clubs, others have come out of the gates a bit sluggish and that could spell trouble with just a few weeks left to play.
With just over a week left until the August 1 MLB trade deadline, social media is heating up with potential moves each team can make, including deals that could help the Toronto Blue Jays over the second half of the season.
Kansas City -
NFL training camps are set to begin shortly and a few free agents are still looking for a new home for the upcoming football season, including last year's Walton Payton award winner, Anquan Boldin.
Vancouver took a big step backwards in the 2015-16 NHL season, missing the Stanley Cup Playoffs and becoming the lowest scoring team in the Western Conference, but the Canucks front office has already made some roster changes and more could be on the way.
Trainer Freddie Roach is right when he says the fight he wants for Manny Pacquiao is none other than a rematch with unbeaten champ Floyd Mayweather, should the Filipino boxing star finally decide to continue fighting.
Several NHL franchises are on the verge of becoming contenders, including Toronto. The Maple Leafs have some terrific young talent and have done a good job adding the right mix of veterans, but depth is still a concern, especially in the net.
New Orleans -
New Orleans finished last year on the bottom of the Southwest Division, winning just 30 games, but with Anthony Davis on the court and Buddy Hield added at the NBA Draft, this franchise could see that total rise significantly next season.