RingTV’s Alan Massengale spoke to Floyd Mayweather Jr., Marcos Maidana, and Robert Garcia at the Los Angeles presser for their Sept. 13 rematch. Mayweather says Maidana is a “dirty fighter,” Maidana believes Mayweather was forced into a rematch he didn’t want, and Garcia says he’ll have more time to prepare “Chino” for the return bout than he had for the first fight.
The biggest question facing the Chicago Bears last summer was whether new coach Marc Trestman would come out of the season believing in Jay Cutler as his franchise quarterback.
We got our answer when the team signed the passer to a seven-year, $126-million deal while allowing Josh McCown to flee to Tampa Bay in free agency. Trestman says the decision to hitch his wagon to Cutler was a no-brainer. More……
The Cleveland Browns quarterback, who has already filmed commercials for McDonald’s and Nissan and a digital spot for Nike, has signed on to be the next face of Snickers.
A spokesman for Mars Chocolate North America, which owns the brand, confirmed the signing, saying the company has tapped Manziel to appear in its “You’re Not You When You’re Hungry” campaign.
A national TV commercial will be unveiled closer to the NFL season.
The Snickers brand, which has been an NFL sponsor 2002, is the most popular candy bar brand in the world, with more than $3.5 billion in annual global sales.
Despite being picked in this year’s NFL draft at No. 22, Manziel has been the most talked about player. He has sold more jerseys than any pick.