Floyd Mayweather Jr. apologized Wednesday, a day after he told a small group of reporters at the MGM Grand that he believed the NFL should have followed through on its initial two-game ban of former Ravens running back Ray Rice.
At age 35, Vic Darchinyan faced the prospect of irrelevance in the upper ranks of the 118-pound ranks with a loss to Yonnhy Perez. But in Saturday's bantamweight tournament consolation match, Darchinyan again fought like a contender.
Baltimore Ravens safety Tommy Zbikowski plans to return to boxing next week in the likely event that NFL owners lock out players once the deadline to secure a new collective bargaining agreement expires at midnight ET Thursday.
An impasse over drug testing to be used in the Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather welterweight title bout can be overcome if Mayweather agrees to allow agencies that oversee testing in the NBA, NFL and MLB to handle the testing.