Floyd Mayweather Jr

Floyd Mayweather Jr. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images), Canelo Alvarez (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Mayweather, Alvarez Kick Off Press Tour In Times Square

With the WBA Super Light Middleweight title on the line, this fight has the potential to be an instant classic, and it all starts here.

06/24/2013

Alex Rodriguez (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Mayweather Jr. Named Highest-Earning Athlete In America By SI; A-Rod, Johan Crack Top 15

Locally, the Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez (out until after the All-Star break) came in at No. 9 and the Mets’ Johan Santana (out for the season) came in at No. 13. Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter (out until after the All-Star break) is No. 19.

05/15/2013

Floyd Mayweather Jr. throws a left at Robert Guerrero during the fifth round of their WBC welterweight title bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 4, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Mayweather Defeats Guerrero In Style To Retain Welterweight Belt

Floyd Mayweather fought as if he had never left the ring, coming back from a year’s absence Saturday night to win a unanimous 12-round decision over Robert Guerrero in their welterweight title fight.

05/05/2013

Boxers Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L) and Robert Guerrero pose during the final news conference for their bout at the MGM Grand Hotel/Casino on May 1, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Getty Images)

Robert Guerrero Believes He Will Be 1st Fighter To Take Down Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Guerrero believes he is the fighter who will be the first to beat Mayweather, and he’s eager to earn both the recognition and the money that would come with such a win.

05/03/2013

Robert Guerrero Joel Casamayor junior welterweight fight at the Mandalay Bay Events Center July 31, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Boxer Robert Guerrero, Set To Fight Floyd Mayweather Jr., Arrested At JFK

Guerrero was arrested after declaring an empty – but unlicensed – .40 caliber semi-automatic pistol while trying to fly to Las Vegas, Port Authority police said.

03/28/2013

Darrelle Revis (credit: Roger Kisby/Getty Images for Range Rover Evoque), A-Rod (credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Cha-Ching! A-Rod, Revis Make Forbes’ List Of 100 Highest-Paid Athletes

Alex Rodriguez may not be the most popular guy in MLB circles. But according to Forbes, the Yankees slugger got the last laugh — at the bank.

06/19/2012

Boxers Manny Pacquiao (L) and Timothy Bradley face off during the weigh-in on June 8, 2012, for their bout at the MGM Grand Hotel/Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Pacquiao weigh-in at 147 lbs. Bradley weigh-in at 146 lbs. Pacquiao will defend his WBO welterweight title against Bradley when the two meet in the ring on June 9 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (Credit: JOHN GURZINSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Silverman: Outclassed Bradley In Over His Head Against Pacquiao

Bradley simply does not have the skills to stay with Pacquiao, even if he is only at 75 or 80 percent of what he once brought into the ring.

06/09/2012

Floyd Mayweather (R) throws a right at the head of Miguel Cotto during their WBA super welterweight title fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on May 5, 2012. Mayweather won the WBA super welterweight title with a 12-round unanimous decision. (credit: JOHN GURZINSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Keidel: Mayweather Keeps Cotto From Lotto

Turns out I could have saved you sixty bucks – seventy if you watched in HD. But then you would have missed an exquisite bout that belied the normally mundane yet masterful offerings from Floyd Mayweather, Jr., who came to bang against a naturally larger man.

05/07/2012

US boxer Floyd Mayweather (L) and WBA Super Welterweight World Champion Miguel Cotto of Puerto Rico face off during a press conference at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on March 1, 2012. Mayweather and Cotto will meet in a WBA Super Welterweight World Championship fight on May 5 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.  (credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Keidel: Mayweather’s Mouth Vs. Cotto’s Modesty

Lost in the blinding kaleidoscope of recent New York sports is the fact that a big bout is taking place tomorrow night in Las Vegas. And while boxing has been relegated to the back alleys of the sports pages, there are several compelling themes to this fight.

05/04/2012

Jeremy Lin (credit: Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images), Floyd Mayweather (credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Floyd Mayweather: ‘I Stand By’ Controversial Tweets On Lin, Race

“Do I regret what I said? Absolutely not,” Mayweather said Tuesday. “I stand by what I said, and I meant what I said.”

WFAN–02/29/2012

Dana White (credit: Scott Cunningham/Getty Images), Floyd Mayweather Jr. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images), Jeremy Lin (credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

WATCH: UFC Prez Calls Mayweather ‘Racist’ For Comments On Lin

Unbeaten boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. isn’t a fan of Linsanity. UFC president Dana White? He’s not too keen on Mayweather.

WFAN–02/23/2012

Jeremy Lin (credit: Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images), LeBron James (credit: Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bring On LeBron! Lin, Knicks Ready For Marquee Matchup In Miami

The hottest team versus the hottest story. Linsanity is on its way to Miami.

WFAN–02/23/2012

Jeremy Lin, fan with "Linsanity" (credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

From NYC To Asia, Jeremy Lin Mania Not Slowing Down

Bigger than Shaq? Larger than LeBron? The Knicks as NBA champions? Nothing seems too Lin-possible now.

WFAN–02/16/2012

Floyd Mayweather Jr. (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images), Jeremy Lin (credit: Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Mayweather Slams ‘Linsanity’ On Twitter, Says Hype Due To Race

“Jeremy Lin is a good player but all the hype is because he’s Asian,” boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. tweeted Monday. “Black players do what he does every night and don’t get the same praise.”

WFAN–02/14/2012

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Paige One: Dumbfounded By Las Vegas, Mayweather-Ortiz

The Mayweather-Ortiz fight left Tony Paige shaking his head — as did a few of the sights and sounds of Las Vegas.

WFAN–09/22/2011

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