What a Knockout! Disgruntled Fans Suit Down for the Count

The May 2, 2015 match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, promoted as the “Fight of the Century,” saw two of this generation’s most prominent figures in boxing go head-to-head for 12 rounds. However, many fans were less than pleased with the outcome of the fight after the Pacquiao camp’s post-fight revelation. At the conclusion of the match, a “three-judge panel [unanimously] declared Mayweather the overall winner of the match,” the Ninth Circuit said. That same panel declared Pacquiao the “winner of between two…
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Suit Claiming HBO Stole the Plot of “Ballers” Gets Dismissed

In 2007 and 2008, two Hollywood screen writers, Everette Silas and Sherri Littleton pitched an idea for a film titled “Off Season” to potential producers. The film was supposed to portray stories about famous and flashy football players and their involvement with illegal activities. After a series of meetings about the film, the writers were told that Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson (The Rock) were interested in developing “Off Season.” However, when the contract for the project was released, it included a verbal agreement that…
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