Scared Straight: Floyd Mayweather, Jack Johnson and jail time’s toll


Will 87 days in jail scare Floyd Mayweather straight? Because it looks already like he’s frightened flabby. No, I’m not making light of Mayweather’s stint in jail, or the circumstances that landed him there. But it’s a point of fact that the pound-for-pound king of pro boxing unsuccessfully petitioned a Nevada court last week to … Continue reading

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

ABDB Ep 25: Ready For The World? Not Victor Ortiz


                  Click below to hear the Smart, Funny, Honest sports talk that’s changing sport media one download at a time….   Episode Rocket Ismail/Barry Bonds… Episode Mayweather KO ratio previewing the Ortiz showdown… recording late night at The House Bomani Jones Built… Special guest Corey Erdman sits … Continue reading

Food for thought as Andre Berto enlists Victor Conte


If the stakes of the April 16 welterweight title bout between Andre Berto and Victor Ortiz were ever in question, consider not just the result of that fight but the outcomes for the two men involved. The gutsy, thrilling 12-round decision win earned Ortiz the WBC belt and propelled him into a Sept. 17 pay-per-view … Continue reading

ABDB Ep. 4: Fun With One and Done


The All Balls Don’t Bounce crew is podcasting again, and this week we’ve got hypocrisy in the crosshairs once more. Hey Bobby Knight: where did Roy Halladay go to college? He didn’t, but you’re not criticizing baseball’s “none and dones,” and neither is anybody else for some reason. MLB, we’re still trying to clarify your … Continue reading

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