Christopher Soto

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Why the Odds Are Against Floyd Mayweather Outlasting Showtime Contract

The gasp was immediate.<p>Upon his tardy arrival for the San Antonio leg of a 10-city press tour to hype his Sept. 14 fight with 154-pound champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, Floyd Mayweather Jr. went into damage-control mode to salvage face with a crowd that had begun lining up more than 12 hours earlier.<p>…

The All-22 All-Star Team: The Vikings’ John Sullivan

<i>The NFL is a nearly perfect television product. But the way football is presented limits our ability to understand the game. On a 100-yard field</i> …

Michael Jordan May Have Been The Hunt Family's Greatest Investment

The Hunt Family has made a fortune over the years in oil, private equity and professional football. Clark Hunt, who owns FC Dallas and the Columbus Crew, even believes Major League Soccer is going to be profitable.<p>But it will be difficult for any investment in sports to top Hunt’s small stake in …

Tim Tebow Tried to Stop '07 Bar Fight Involving Aaron Hernandez

New England Patriots backup quarterback Tim Tebow was a witness to a 2007 bar fight in Florida involving a then-17 year old Aaron Hernandez and tried …

13 Ways Roger Goodell Has Turned The NFL Into A Dictatorship

While he has presided over a period of massive success for the league, he has also been a lightning rod for controversy.<p>He has cultivated the sense — fairly or not — that he makes decisions unilaterally and sometimes outside the bounds of league protocol.

NFL

Obama Actually Just Doubled Down On The ACA

We’re awaiting further guidance from the Obama administration on its decision to delay the ACA’s so-called “employer mandate” for a year. But I think …

Robert Gates Says Syria Is A Tornado, And The US Should Keeps Its Hands Out

Gates, both a former Secretary of Defense and a former CIA director, says involvement in Syria is a slippery slope that will only lead to deeper, riskier commitments.<p>"The question about the involvement in Syria is, can you put just a few fingers into the tornado? And at what point, when that fails, …

Middle East

Obama logo Truthers are back!

<b>(AP/M. Spencer Green)</b><p>Conspiracy theorists cry foul over similarities between Obama’s logo and that of a radical Egyptian political party<p>Alex Seitz-Wald<p>July 3, 2013 7:00pm (UTC)<p>With the Muslim Brotherhood's grip on power slipping, is Egypt's more radical Islamist Al-Nour Party sending President …

The Words That Remade America

The significance of the Gettysburg Address<p><i>In a rare image of President Lincoln at Gettysburg, he is shown hatless at the center of a crowd on the orators’ platform. (Library of Congress)</i><p>In the summer of 1863, General Robert E. Lee pushed northward into Pennsylvania. The Union army met him at …