NBC’s Luke Russert on who he thinks should buy the Clippers:
This is the same Mayweather that went on a racist, public tirade against Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao:
Mayweather said he planned to take about a year off — timed perfectly with a fight against Pacquiao next May — and that he would return to face his rival in a showdown for pound-for-pound supremacy.
The style will be remembered far more than the substance, though.
Mayweather said he would return to “cook that little yellow chump,” Pacquiao.
After “I stomp the midget,” Mayweather said he would “make me a sushi roll and cook me some rice.”
Mayweather said he “don’t have the urge to get up” and fight again.
“But when I do got the urge to get up, believe me my UStream and my Twitter fans will be the first to know, and when we do come back, we will kick (Pacquiao’s) (expletive).”
Mayweather repeatedly pronounced Pacquiao’s name as “Poochiao” during the course of the video, which lasted about 10 minutes.
And this is the same Mayweather who went to jail for beating up his girlfriend.
Boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. is a perfect 42-0 in the ring and has dodged significant jail time several times in domestic violence cases in Las Vegas and Michigan.
But his courtroom streak came to an end Wednesday when a Las Vegas judge sentenced him to 90 days in jail after he pleaded guilty to a reduced battery domestic violence charge and no contest to two harassment charges.
The case stemmed from a hair-pulling, punching and arm-twisting argument with his ex-girlfriend Josie Harris while two of their children watched in September 2010.
“Punishment is appropriate,” Justice of the Peace Melissa Saragosa said after a prosecutor complained that Mayweather has been in trouble before and hasn’t faced serious consequences.
“No matter who you are, you have consequences to your actions when they escalate to this level of violence,” she said.
I look forward to Luke’s explanation.