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South African President Jacob Zuma took up the cudgels for two Filipino boxers who fought in South Africa last March but were not paid their prize money by their South African promoters.

Football officials arrested in Zurich on U.S. request

Six football officials were arrested in Zurich early Wednesday upon request from U.S. authorities, suspected of receiving bribes worth millions of dollars, Swiss authorities said.The New York Times reported that FIFA officials were arrested.

50 Cent files bankruptcy for own boxing promotions company

Floyd Mayweather's friend and business partner Curtis Jackson (aka 50 Cent) has filed bankruptcy for his own SMS Promotions, a boxing promotions company he formed in 2012.

Robert Guerrero to face Aaron Martinez at StubHub Center June 6

Former WBC welterweight champion Robert Guerrero returns to the ring on Saturday, June 6 after his failed attempt to bag the WBA welterweight title against Keith Thurman last March at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Kell Brook needs to retain IBF title for big fight with Amir Khan

IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook should be able to defend his IBF title on Saturday against Frankie Gavin at the O2 Arena in Greenwich, London to keep his hopes alive for a lucrative fight against countryman Amir Khan.

Op-Ed: Why Amir Khan will dominate Chris Agieri

On May 29, boxing fans will be treated to an evening of exciting and enjoyable fight at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., when Olympic silver medalist Amir Khan collides with Chris Algieri for Khan's WBC silver welterweight title.

Ronda Rousey takes a shot at Floyd Mayweather — and lands it

Ronda Rousey is making huge strides in the sporting world, increasing her stature, her earnings potential and her place in the world of mixed martial arts. Rousey is also becoming a good quote.

Mayweather vs Pacquiao: Surprising PPV orders came on fight night

A huge volume of pay-per-view (PPV) orders for the recently-concluded Mayweather-Pacquiao fight came in just before the main event of the recently-concluded historic record-breaking boxing fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Mayweather-Pacquiao rematch to be driven by viewer's demand

The proposed rematch between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will happen as soon as the Filipino boxing star recovers from his right shoulder injury and if there is a demand from viewers to watch the fight for the second time.

Op-Ed: Milan Melindo needs to knock out Javier Mendoza to win in Mexico

WBC Youth Intercontinental flyweight champion Milan Melindo needs to win by knockout to win his upcoming fight in Mexico against IBF light flyweight champion Javier Mendoza on May 30 at the Campo Nuevo Ensenada, Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico.

INDYCAR: Montoya beats teammate in exciting Indy 500

After racing 500 miles in one of better Indianapolis 500s in recent years, one-tenth of a second is all that separated Penske teammates Juan Pablo Montoya and Will Power as Montoya drove under the checkered flag to win his second 500 in three attempts.

NASCAR: 'Gift' gives Edwards first win of 2015 season

Carl Edwards struggled for most of the Coca-Cola 600, but emerged when it counted and went on to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, on May 24, 2015.

Op-Ed: Boxing's diamonds in the rough

Did you spend $100 on a recent boxing pay per view and feel cheated? These are the boxers you should be watching. If you want action, these are your guys.

Op-Ed: Why Amir Khan can still face Mayweather despite timing conflict

Following his unanimous decision victory against Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao, unbeaten American boxer Floyd Mayweather insists he is retiring after his Sept.12 scheduled fight.

Cheyrou sets the tempo in comfortable TFC win over Portland

Toronto FC may have claimed their first home win of the season, but this was possibly their most convincing display under Greg Vanney.

Top Rank knockout artist Felix Verdejo debuts on HBO June 13

Top Rank Promotions knockout artist Felix Verdejo debuts on HBO against Ivan Najera on June 13 at the Madison Square Garden in New York.

James DeGale beats Andre Dirrell to win IBF middleweight title

British Olympic gold medalist James DeGale on Saturday at the Agganis Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, bagged the vacant IBF super middleweight title after outpointing Andre Dirrell in a thrilling fight that sent the American down twice in the second round.

NHL Free Agent Rumors: Matt Beleskey to Calgary Flames?

Calgary was perhaps the biggest surprise in the 2014-15 NHL season as the Flames finished eighth in the Western Conference and made a trip into the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Now they might have set their sights on a rising star.

2015 NBA Mock Draft: Updated post lottery projections

Minnesota and the LA Lakers where the biggest winners in last weeks NBA Draft lottery, picking up the first and second overall selections, but selecting the right player to match their systems will be even more important if they want to improve.

2015 NHL Mock Draft: Updated first round projections

Most hockey fans know the name Connor McDavid and the fact he's one of the best offensive prospects to enter the NHL Draft in the past decade. Edmonton will likely make the youngster the top pick next month in hopes he becomes the star player they need.

Op-Ed: Mayweather, Pacquiao owe fans one good, legit fight

As fight fans continue to file charges against Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather and their respective teams for what they refer to as a fraudulent fight, stakeholders involved in selling the fight to the public should now offer a mutually acceptable option

Manny Pacquiao-Amir Khan fight looms

British boxing idol Amir Khan could be on a collision course with eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao next year if he can dispatch former Pacquiao foe Chris Algieri next Saturday at the Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York.

Mayweather, Pacquiao pass drug tests in last fight

Top boxers Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao have passed all tests for performance enhancing drugs conducted by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) in the buildup to their fight last May 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev..

Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao not fighting this year

Manny Pacquiao won't be fighting twice this year as he usually does, following his right shoulder surgery stemming from his injury while training for his fight against Floyd Mayweather last May 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Pacquiao tops list of richest congressmen in Philippines

Eight-division world champion and Philippine Congressman Manny Pacquiao remains on top of the list of richest members of the Philippine House of Representatives for the fifth straight year.

Charges dropped against former Ravens RB Ray Rice

National Football League star Ray Rice will not face felony charges for hitting his then-fiance so hard in the face that he knocked her unconscious in a casino elevator last February.

Filipino lawyer spares Pacquiao in lawsuit against Team Pacquiao

A Filipino lawyer based in California has filed a lawsuit against members of Team Pacquiao including Promoter Bob Arum, Pacquiao's Manager/Adviser Michael Koncz and Trainer Freddie Roach for misrepresentation and concealment of Pacquiao's injury.

Op-Ed: Why Mayweather-Pacquiao rematch can still see commercial success

Three weeks after the controversial Mayweather-Pacquiao fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, talks of a rematch continue in popular boxing sites and even on mainstream media.

Jorge Linares to defend lightweight title against Kevin Mitchell

WBC lightweight champion Jorge Linares will defend his title against Kevin Micthell of the United Kingdom on May 30 at the O2 Arena on the Greenwich Peninsula in London.

Op-Ed: Why Floyd Mayweather won't risk record against Gennady Golovkin

WBA (Super) & IBO Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin has announced his intention to move down to 154 pound welterweight limit to entice unbeaten welterweight king Floyd Mayweather to consider him in choosing his next opponent.

New story emerges on why 2 Patriots employees were fired

On May 6, the day the NFL released its massive report concluding the New England Patriots likely deflated footballs before the AFC title game, the team indefinitely suspended the two employees at the center of the scandal without pay.

Op-Ed: Winner of Bradley-Vargas fight could face Pacquiao in December

The winner of the upcoming fight between Timothy Bradley and Jessie Vargas could have a rare opportunity to bag a lucrative fight against Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao late this year.

Houston overcomes 3-1 series deficit to eliminate LA

The Houston Rockets clinched the franchises's first berth in the conference semifinals in nearly two decades Sunday with a Game 7 victory at home to eliminate the Los Angeles Clippers.

Gennady Golovkin stops Willie Monroe in six

Reigning WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin defended his title with a TKO victory over Willie Monroe Saturday at The Forum in Inglewood, California.

Filipino Eden Sonsona stops unbeaten Mexican Adrian Estrella

Filipino bantamweight contender Eden Sonsona of General Santos City, Philippines scored a knockout victory over previously unbeaten Adrian Estrella of Mexico Saturday at Auditorio Miguel Barragan, San Luis Potosi, San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Canada beats Czech Republic, advances to IIHF Championship final

Canada dominated play in the first two periods Saturday, peppering Czech goalie Ondrej Pavelec with 35 shots, and took a 2-0 into the third at the IIHF Hockey Championships. That score held up as they turned on the defense to win the semi-final match-up.

Op-Ed: Are Toronto Maple Leafs and RFA Jonathan Bernier still a fit?

The Toronto Maple Leafs have many player decisions this summer, not to mention for GM and coach, so goalie Jonathan Bernier's status may not be first on their to-do list. But he'll be a restricted free agent July 1 so a decision will have to happen soon.

NBA free agent rumors: Tobias Harris to Toronto Raptors?

The Toronto Raptors finished fourth in the Eastern Conference this season and finished with one of the best scoring offenses in the league, but with several players set to become free agents, roster changes are coming.

NHL Trade Rumors: Leon Draisaitl to Toronto Maple Leafs?

With just a few short weeks until the 2015 NHL Draft, several franchises are testing the market to see what type of players are available if a team wants to trade away their first round pick.

Todd McLellan talking to teams in quest for new NHL coaching gig

Mike Babcock is still head coach of the Detroit Red Wings and yet he is likely the most sought-after coach on the NHL market. A close second would be Todd McLellan. McLellan is busy just now but he's still in the news and has a big decision to make.

Both impending NHL semi-final series evenly matched

A classic clash of styles is guaranteed in the Stanley Cup final no matter what happens in the next round of the playoffs.
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