The New England Patriots raised some eyebrows in December when they claimed receiver Michael Floyd off waivers after Floyd was released by the Arizona Cardinals. Michael Floyd stretches during a Patriots practice this month.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — U.S. figure skater Gracie Gold’s meltdown on the ice was over and done with Saturday night when her coach, the venerable Frank Carroll, emerged through the curtains backstage at the U.S. national championships holding Gold’s black warm-up vest. He was on a mission. He was looking for a trash can. Moments later, he found one, and stuffed the vest into it. “That’s what I was told to do,” Carroll said curtly. “I asked her what she wanted me to do with it and she said, ‘Throw it away,’ so that’s what I did.” It has been a horrible season for the two-time national champion and 2014 Olympic team bronze medalist, with her dreadful sixth-place finish here serving as an appropriate
WBO welterweight world champion Manny Pacquiao is willing to square up with mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor if his potential superfight with Floyd Mayweather fails to materialise, a spokesman said Sunday. "If McGregor will fight me in boxing, why not? MMA is much different than boxing," a spokesman quoted Pacquiao as saying a few days ago.