These days give me a good UFC card over a boxing match, but Saturday night was quite the intriguing spectacle inside the squared ring.
Getting his ass whipped early by Floyd Mayweather, seems Victor Ortiz resorted to a head-butt.
But then, after what looked like a kiss to Mayweather's& ... More >>
Monday I watched both Williams sisters lose at Wimbledon, a week after Andy Roddick bowed out. It leaves as the only American quarterfinalist gentlemen's 10th seed Mardy Fish, a 29-year-old doubles specialist who will hardly threatening Rafael Nadal's throne.
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As I watched Mitch Moreland's gargantuan, 472-foot homer sail into the soon-to-be stormy June night, I was reminded that the Rangers-Astros' fight should be stopped on account of inhumane bludgeonry.
Moreland's blast -- tied for third-longest in baseball this season -- capped an 8-3 Texas c ... More >>
Back in November in Cowboys Stadium, I went to the Manny Pacquiao-Antonio Margarito boxing match. In 2009 I went to UFC 103 at American Airlines Center.
My judge's scorecard: UFC > Boxing. By embarrassing submission.
Got to debating the other day what event -- other than Super B ... More >>
When's the last time you did something for the first time?
Couple virgin voyages for me this week. Last weekend I went to a motorcycle gang party. (Scary.) And Saturday night I'm going to a championship fight. As in big-time boxing. (Psyched.)
I'm more into UFC these days, but I'm looking f ... More >>
Patrick MichelsManny Pacquiao performing after his March 13 fight at Cowboys StadiumThat's what promoter Bob Arum suggests to Sports Illustrated today: Manny Pacquiao will return to the ring November 13, and right now, says Arum, "I have reserved the date and both the Dallas Cowboys Stadium an ... More >>
Don't know any of these UFC dudes, but betcha they could all kick Pacquiao's ass.Was way too inebriated busy Saturday night to catch the Manny Pacquiao-Joshua Clottey fight at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington. But from what I'm hearing it's about what I expected: Lotsa style. Zero substance.
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Bob ArumBoxing promoter Bob Arum should be in Arlington some time 'round about, oh, now, as he and boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s manager, Richard Schaefer, and HBO Sports president Ross Greenburg visit with Jerry Jones to see what he's willing to part with in order to bring the Mayweather-Manny Pa ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End:
*Screw me. I've been inside Cowboys Stadium a dozen times now and never noticed there wasn't an American flag hanging somewhere. JumboJerry will do that for you. When during the National Anthem the ... More >>
Okay, I'm sucked in.
Not to the point of eating Creatine cupcakes, stocking my closet with Affliction T-shirts and putting Newy Scruggs in an arm bar, but I'm intrigued enough by the sport of Mixed Martial Arts that I'm journeying to American Airlines Center Saturday night for UFC 103.
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