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The tragedy that is the death of Michael Brown, the feelings of anger in America's black community, the looting in Ferguson, all of it, is being commented on throughout the U.S. and the world. But few have so poignantly spoken up as Benjamin Watson.

Op-Ed: Mayweather getting in the way of Pacquiao's downswing to 140 lbs.

Manny Pacquiao's potential opponents who are waiting for him in the 140 pounds junior welterweight limit are getting impatient for his inability to decide exactly when is he leaving the 147 limit where he has been actively campaigning.

Op-Ed: Why Mayweather wants rematch clause in fight against Pacquiao

Except for his video posting on Instagram taunting Pacquiao for his KO loss to Juan Manuel Marquez, Floyd Mayweather has remained tight-lipped on his commitment to resume talks on the suspended negotiation for the Mayweather-Pacquiao mega fight.

Op-Ed: Did Pacquiao abandon KO plan in order to entice Mayweather?

Manny Pacquiao may have held on to his power punches to abort a knockout win scenario over Chris Algieri so that potential foe Floyd Mayweather will be enticed to fight and not get scared to face him in a bout that every fight fan wants to see.

Germany's football chief tells FIFA boss Sepp Blatter to resign

Most football chiefs around the world have commented on the Fifa scandal surrounding corruption, but one executive has decided to speak to Fifa boss Sepp Blatter personally — and told him to quit.

Aussie cricket player Phil Hughes struck in head

Australian cricket player Phil Hughes, struck in the head with a "short-pitched" ball during a tournment, is in critical condition in hospital in Sydney.

Forbes: Toronto Maple Leafs tops in NHL value, teams' value rises

Blame it on the deal with Rogers Communications, if you want to find a reason for the average worth of NHL franchises vaulting all the way up to $490 million. That and the value of the Toronto Maple Leafs, New York Rangers and Montreal Canadiens.

Lionel Messi becomes all-time Champions League goalscorer

Lionel Messi can’t stop breaking records. It appears to be his favourite pastime. His efforts to defy all odds and cement his place in football history as the best player to ever grace the game has become the norm.

Op-Ed: Algieri lacks experience in the ring but promising career awaits

Former WBO light welterweight champ Chris Algieri has won the respect of fight fans not for his recent loss against elite fighter Manny Pacquiao but for his ability to withstand massive attack during his 12-round encounter against Pacquiao last weekend.

Back to basketball for Manny Pacquiao after UD win over Algieri

Barely three days after trashing Chris Algieri before a sellout crowd at the Cotai Arena in Macau on Sunday (local time), WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao is back to basketball as he suits up the Kia Sorento colors as playing coach on Wednesday.

NHL stars of week: Jamie Benn, Jannik Hansen, Tomas Tatar

The National Hockey League named its three stars of the week on ending Nov. 23 on Monday and two of the players players aren't big stars. Jamie Benn is a star, okay, but not Jannik Hansen and Tomas Tatar.

Pat Quinn, NHL great, dies at 71 in Vancouver

Pat Quinn, the Big Irishman, one of the great players, great coaches, managers and storytellers of the NHL, has died at 71. Mr. Quinn passed away at Vancouver General Hospital on Sunday night after a lengthy illness.

Op-Ed: Mayweather's last 2 fights on Showtime could be against Pacquiao

Floyd Mayweather has two more fights left in his six-fight contract with giant TV network CBS/Showtime and these remaining fights could be against Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao.

Katy Perry awarded coveted Super Bowl halftime show

The National Football League announced on Sunday that this season's Super Bowl will have a roaring headliner, American pop singer, Katy Perry. Perry, currently touring in Australia, joins formidable company who've done it ahead of her.

Canucks must decide as Bo Horvat gets 3 assists in win over Hawks

Canucks rookie Bo Horvat got three assists Sunday, the first assists of his NHL career, as Vancouver beat the visiting Chicago Blackhawks, 4-1. The team's Great Dane, Danish forward Jannik Hansen, got a hat-trick, the trigger man for each Horvat assist.

Op-Ed: Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. made the best NFL catch I've ever seen

During Sunday night's New York Giants-Dallas Cowboys battle, Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. scored a stunning touchdown catch with one hand...while diving. Watch the most remarkable NFL catch to ever grace our eyes.

Op-Ed: Edmonton Oilers should clean house, fire coach and GM

Another losing season for the Edmonton Oilers, the dye has already been cast and we're but 21 games in. Their record is 6-13-2 and they've scored 25 fewer goals than allowed. All their numbers are trending downwards and they are last in the NHL.

Manny Pacquiao dominates Algieri, wins by unanimous decision

In front of the sellout crowd inside the huge Cotai Arena in Macau, China, Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao on Saturday opted to go the distance with Chris Algieri to win a lopsided unanimous decision

Op-Ed: Why Manny Pacquiao needs a KO win against Chris Algieri

WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao needs to win via knockout (KO) against unbeaten American Chris Algieri regardless of the timing or what round it will happen when they collide at the Cotai Arena in Macau, China.

English football club owner says Jews chase money, uses 'chinks'

The owner of the second tier English football club Wigan Athletic is being investigated by the Football Assoc. for racism following remarks he made to The Guardian. Dave Whelan managed to badly offend both Jewish and Chinese persons in the interview.

Take two for Chris Algieri to make the weight, Pacquiao 143.8

A day before his showdown with Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao, unbeaten American WBO light welterweight champion Chris Algieri had to take a break for close to one hour to make the agreed catchweight of 144 pounds during the weigh-in ceremony.

Fight day starts in Macau with Pacquiao, Algieri seeking KO win

This year's biggest boxing event is set to unfold at the Cotai Arena of the Venetian Resort & Casino in Macau, China in about 24 hours with international sports and movie celebrities converging in the Asian gambling city to watch the show.

NFL Draft's No. 1 prospect is relentlessly nice

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota is the No. 1 prospect in the 2015 NFL Draft, according to draft experts. It's something of a rite of passage for top NFL prospects to take abuse from anonymous NFL scouts in the media in the months before the draft.

Baseball post season: MLB All-Stars finished year in Japan tour

The MLB All-Stars just finished their tour in Japan playing against the Japanese national team Samurai Japan for five games and two exhibition games. According to MLB, the MLB All-Stars lost 3 to 2 in the series with the Samurai Japan.

Op-Ed: Why Cristiano Ronaldo's impact on the game shouldn't be ignored

Cristiano Ronaldo is the most in-form player in world football. There, I said it. In the midst of using analytics and statistics to prove why Lionel Messi is superior to the current crop of stars in the modern game, Ronaldo’s brilliance is undeniable.

New 4D technology to enhance the way hockey fans watch game

Since hockey first appeared on TV screens, fans have craved for a more realistic experience while sitting on the couch, and drinking beers. Now one NHL team has announced they are taking home viewing to a new level.

Chris Algieri will struggle to make the catchweight of 144 pounds

WBO light welterweight champion Chris Algieri will surely struggle to make the agreed catch weight for the Pacquiao fight and end up losing the fight as he will climbs the ring with no power.

Op-Ed: Thunder look for spark without Durant, Westbrook

The Oklahoma City Thunder have struggled to put the pieces together with stars Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook out due to injury.

Jessie Vargas looms as Manny Pacquiao's next opponent

With barely two days to go before the highly hyped Manny Pacquiao-Chris Algieri showdown in Macau, fight fans are now talking about Pacquiao's next opponent.

Top-ranked Syracuse narrowly defeats Duquesne Special

In a fast-paced nail bitter, the No. 23 ranked Syracuse University women's basketball team came within five points of a major upset tonight when they defeated Duquesne 90-85 at the AJ Palumbo Center in Pittsburgh.

Manny Pacquiao's new Foot Locker ad taunts Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

Manny Pacquiao's new Foot Locker ad did not even mention the name of potential foe Floyd Mayweather, Jr. in his voice message but the ad says a lot about the unbeaten champion's indecisiveness in forging a fight with him.

Op-Ed: What have we learned in the NBA so far this season?

With the 2014-15 NBA season passing the ten game mark, it's time to look back and ask: what have we learned so far? Here are five lessons for the season.

Tiger Woods fires back at Golf Digest over satirical article

Tiger Woods is defending himself against a scathing satirical piece penned by a Hall of Fame golf writer set to appear next month in Golf Digest.

Op-Ed: Why Pacquiao wants to put up a good show Saturday in Macau, China

Filipino boxing superstar Many Pacquiao intends to put up a good show Saturday at the Cotai Arena of the Venetian Resort & Casino in Macau, China to entertain fans and supporters.

NFL lowers boom on Adrian Peterson, supsended rest of season

The NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell announced today they have suspended Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson for the rest of this NFL season, and maybe beyond. Peterson is being disciplined for hitting his four-year-old son with a branch.

Leslie Smith nearly loses ear during fight at UFC 180

A video of a fight between Leslie Smith and Jessica Eye surfaced, and it shows the moment Smith nearly lost her ear in the middle of the fight.

Op-Ed: Nervous Algieri could succumb to Pacquiao's first round attack

A natural reaction for someone who is being threatened with violence or death is to feel nervous which could lead to the person being threatened to get disoriented while the threat is imminent.

College hoops team cancels season amid scandal allegations

A community college in upstate New York has canceled its men's basketball season amid a scandal involving fraudulent transcripts.

NASCAR: Harvick ends 'dream season' with win and championship

Kevin Harvick capped off a season when he was consistently one of the better cars on most race weekends by winning the last two events and capturing the Sprint Cup Series title for the first time in his career.

Op-Ed: Why Manny Pacquiao can score a first round knockout over Algieri

Manny Pacquiao's longtime trainer Freddie Roach may not be joking when he said that a first round knockout is possible when Pacquiao confronts Chris Algieri in the ring on Saturday (Sunday in Macau) at the Cotai Arena in Macau, China

Sharks goalie Grosenick breaks NHL shutout record in first game

Undrafted, unheralded and it would seem underrated goalie Troy Grosenick had an NHL debut Sunday night to dream of. In his first game in the league the 25-year-old set an NHL record for the most saves in a shutout debut.
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