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Nike Drops Another Big Athlete

2/17/2016 4:49pm EST
Manny Pacquiao
Manny Pacquiao has been fired by Nike over the homophobic comments he made recently.

Nike issued a statement saying, "We find Manny Pacquiao's comments abhorrent."

"Nike strongly opposes discrimination of any kind and has a long history of supporting and standing up for the rights of the LGBT community."

"We no longer have a relationship with Manny Pacquiao."

Pacquiao has been with the company for about ten years. Sources told TMZ that he tried to save the deal with no luck.

During a TV interview in the Philippines, Pacquiao said he believes people in gay relationships are "worse th...

Baby Mama Wants $20 Million From Floyd Mayweather

5/11/2015 3:35pm EDT
Floyd Mayweather Hit With $20 Million Lawsuit By Baby Mama Josie
Floyd Mayweather Jr. made headlines around the globe last week when he won a unanimous decision against Manny Pacquiao in a boxing match that had been billed as one of the most anticipated of all-time. He also reportedly could bring home more than $200 million in earnings as his share from the fight after all is said and done.

But it now looks like Floyd may need a good chunk of that money to pay off the mother of three of his children.

Josie Harris is suing the boxer for $20 million in monetary damages after Floyd made claims that she was on drugs during a domestic altercation at his Las...

Athlete Eye Candy - The Sexiest Legs, Butts & Abs In Sports

4/24/2014 3:00am EDT
Athlete Eye Candy - The Sexiest Legs, Butts & Abs In Sports
Not suprisingly, professional athletes have some of the best bodies in the world. They train daily to make sure their legs, arms, and abs (and other parts) are in peak physical condition. They don't just work out to look good - they work out to win.

Russian beauty Anna Kournikova has spent the last few years playing exhibition matches after retiring from competition at age 21 due to back and spinal injuries. Despite her lack of professional status, she is still one of the hottest athletes in the world.

She is known just as much for tennis as she is for her relationship with singer Enrique...

Justin Bieber Ordered To Apologize For Mocking Manny Pacquiao

12/20/2012 5:28pm EST
Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber has come under fire from politicians in the Philippines after he mocked Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao online.

Following Pacquiao's knockout bout with Juan Manuel Marquez earlier this month, the Baby hit-maker uploaded two photo shopped snaps of the fighter on the floor of the boxing ring.

One had The Lion King character Simba standing over Pacquiao alongside the caption, "Dad wake up," while another mock-up had Michael Jackson in his famous leaning pose from the Smooth Criminal video, mirroring Pacquiao just before he hit the floor.

The photos have outraged Filip...

Manny Pacquiao And Floyd Mayweather Jr. Reach Settlement In Legal Dispute

9/27/2012 6:28pm EDT
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Boxers Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. have reached a settlement in their on-going legal dispute.

The Filipino fighter filed a lawsuit against Mayweather, Jr. in 2009 for defamation after he allegedly accused the 33 year old of using performance-enhancing drugs.

The two have been embroiled in a bitter legal battle ever since, but on Tuesday both parties decided to drop the case.

The terms of the agreement are unknown, however, both sides will pay their own legal fees.

Mayweather, Jr. and his father, 59-year-old trainer Floyd Mayweather, Sr., have since released a statement to TM...

Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Unseats Tiger Woods As Highest Paid Athlete

6/19/2012 11:00am EDT
Floyd Mayweather Jr
Jailed boxer Floyd Mayweather, Jr. is the world's highest-paid athlete, according to Forbes magazine. Mayweather, Jr. was sent to prison last month for a three-month stint for a domestic violence charge.

Mayweather, Jr., nicknamed "Money" for his high-earning and extravagant lifestyle, reached the top spot due to lucrative fights with Victor Ortiz and Miguel Cotto in the past year, which have earned him an estimated $85 million.

Mayweather, Jr.'s chief rival, Manny Pacquiao, lands second on the Forbes list with earnings of $62 million.

The boxer unseats Tiger Woods, who held the number-o...

Manny Pacquiao Apologizes To Gay Groups Over Same-Sex Marriage Remarks

5/17/2012 11:27pm EDT
Manny Pacquiao
Boxer and entertainer Manny Pacquiao has apologized for remarks he made about same-sex marriage to a conservative publication earlier this week - but insists he'll never be a fan of the idea.

The Filipino fighter and politician incurred the wrath of gay groups and was banned from a Los Angeles shopping mall after telling the National Conservative Examiner that he was against the idea of gay marriage.

Pacquiao was quoted as saying: "God only expects man and woman to be together and to be legally married. It should not be of the same sex, so as to adulterate the altar of matrimony, like in ...

Shopping Mall Bans Manny Pacquiao For His Anti-Gay Marriage Remarks

5/17/2012 9:35am EDT
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A popular Los Angeles shopping mall has banned boxing champ and entertainer Manny Pacquiao over comments he made about same-sex marriage.

Bosses at The Grove, where Pacquiao was scheduled to make a TV appearance on Wednesday, took offense to remarks the sportsman and politician made in a National Conservative Examiner interview - and told security staff he wasn't welcome at the mall.

In the article, Pacquiao was quoted as saying: "God only expects man and woman to be together and to be legally married. It should not be of the same sex, so as to adulterate the altar of matrimony, like in t...

Eddie Murphy Is Fired Up By Pacquiao & Mayweather, Jr. Fight

11/5/2011 3:00pm EDT
Eddie Murphy
Eddie Murphy is using press interviews around his new movie "Tower Heist" and his Oscars hosting gig to help promote a potential boxing clash between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

A big fight fan, Murphy recently hung out with Mayweather, Jr. in Las Vegas and he insists he's a longtime supporter of Pacquiao - and he can't wait for the two boxers to sort out their differences and get in the ring.

And Murphy's interest has been spiked by the news Mayweather, Jr. has tentatively booked the MGM Grand in Las Vegas next May for the big fight.

Appearing as a guest on late-night show...

Manny Pacquiao Sued By Former Accountants

10/16/2011 10:07am EDT
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Top boxer Manny Pacquiao has been hit with a lawsuit from his former accountants over allegations of unpaid fees.

The Filipino sportsman allegedly called in financial experts last year to sort out his tax issues.

The accountants claim they found a solution to Pacquiao's money problems, even allowing the fighter to borrow cash from their firm - but he's reportedly failed to settle his bill.

They have now filed suit, seeking payment for their $649,016 fee, according to

Manny Pacquiao Defeats Shane Mosley; Parties With Paris Hilton Afterward

5/8/2011 6:00pm EDT
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Socialite Paris Hilton got into the fighting spirit as she watched Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao defend his title in Las Vegas on Saturday.

Hilton and her sister Nicky were part of the sold-out crowd cheering on Pacquiao at the MGM Grand Arena, where he defeated American boxer Shane Mosley after 12 rounds to retain the WBO (World Boxing Association) welterweight title.

After staying behind to watch a post-fight news conference, the heiress turned from fan to friend after she was introduced to Pacquiao and his wife Jinkee.

In a series of posts on her page, Hilton writes,...

Arianny Celeste Sizzles At Manny Pacquiao Vs Shane Mosley Pre-Fight Party At Las Vegas' Studio 54

5/8/2011 12:00pm EDT
Arianny Celeste
Last night, fans gathered at MGM Grand in buzzing anticipation of [Saturday night's] Manny Pacquiao vs. Shane Mosley fight. Partygoers made their way to Studio 54 where brunette bombshell Arianny Celeste hosted a pre-fight party as part of the Knockout Kings' Pound4Pound Weekend.

Jaws dropped and flashes snapped as Celeste arrived looking sexy in a body-hugging one-shoulder silver mini-dress. Celeste completed her look with black glittery stilettos, fierce bangles and perfectly coiffed locks. The "Ring Girl of the Year 2010" made hearts melt as she coyly smiled and posed for photographers ...

Manny Pacquiao Sued Over Record Deal

11/18/2010 12:12pm EST
Manny Pacquiao
Boxer Manny Pacquiao is facing a $10 million lawsuit over allegations he signed a recording contract but failed to deliver any songs.

The Filipino sportsman is said to have agreed a deal with bosses at RBM Group International in 2009 to record 12 tracks.

Executives at the music company allege they handed the star a $40,000 payment for the first two songs, but Pacquiao has yet to produce any recordings.

RBM bosses filed suit at Los Angeles County Superior Court on Wednesday claiming the boxer broke his promise and left them $200,000 out of pocket. The papers also allege the company has...