Amir Khan has "a great chance" of dethroning Manny Pacquiao to become the WBO welterweight champion when the pair meet in April, says Oscar De La Hoya. Khan's (31-4) long-desired bout came to fruition after he topped a Twitter poll Pacquiao (59-6-2) ran to see who fans wanted his next opponent to be. De La Hoya, who held titles in six different divisions before bringing down the curtain on his decorated career in 2009, believes Khan has the requisite ability to take the belt Pacquiao won against Jessie Vargas in November.
Matt Elam, a Baltimore Ravens safety and former University of Florida All-America, got arrested in Miami-Dade on felony drug charges Saturday night. Elam, 25, was booked into Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center Sunday on possession of more than 20 grams of marijuana; possession of marijuana with intent to sell/distribute/manufacture; possession of a controlled substance; and reckless driving, according to Miami-Dade Corrections records. The first three charges are third degree felonies. Also arrested with Elam around 7:15 p.m. Saturday were Calvin Stewart, 28, for possession of a concealed weapon and resisting an officer without violence; Fritz Narcisse, 22, and Abdud Narcisse, 23, each
If the journey to the next Kirk Cousins contract were a car ride, the Washington Redskins would have sideswiped every parked vehicle on the street by now. The Redskins have internal problems. On Wednesday, he is due – and from all accounts from league sources, about to receive – a franchise tag that