Manny Pacquiao, Timothy Bradley — Carlito’s Way on the Canvas


Fans of the Brian de Palma classic Carlito’s Way don’t need prompting to remember the scene in which Benny Blanco from the Bronx, sick of being serially disrespected by his idol, Carlito Brigante, confronts him in an upstairs office of the nightclub Brigante owns. The staredown that ensues is brief but as intense as you’ll … Continue reading

Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao and Time’s Perfect Record


Monday afternoon Manny Pacquiao signed on to face Timothy (Desert Storm) Bradley in a June 9 welterweight title bout, and deal that joins with last week’s pact between Floyd Mayweather and Miguel Cotto to give boxing fans a pair of high-profile springtime bouts nobody asked for. Few observers feel Mayweather will do anything May 5 … Continue reading

Three thoughts…


…To take with you into the weekend. 1. DON CHERRY IS WHO WE THOUGHT HE WAS, SO REACT ACCORDINGLY To the people upset over the rant Cherry ripped of Thursday night —  deriding retired NHL enforcers like Stu Grimson as “hypocrites” and “pukes” because they now speak out against fighting in hockey — I get … Continue reading

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