"Vanderbilt" by Anderson Cooper
In his new book, CNN anchor and "60 Minutes" correspondent Anderson Cooper tells the story of the Vanderbilt family dynasty – from his great-great-great-grandfather, Cornelius "Commodore" Vanderbilt, once the richest man in America who built his fortune through steamships and railroads, to his mother, socialite Gloria Vanderbilt. Cooper talks with correspondent Mo Rocca about how the wealth and privilege in his family tree marked succeeding generations.news.yahoo.com
Duterte open to running for VP, lashes out at ally Pacquiao
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he may consider running for vice president next year when his term ends “if there is a space for me,” although opponents have described such a prospect as “a joke of the worst kind.” Duterte’s televised remarks Monday night were the strongest sign that he is considering calls by ruling PDP-Laban party allies for him to run for the vice president post to continue his government programs. The tough-talking leader also publicly lashed out for the first time at Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao, a Philippine senator and a longtime ally, for saying that corruption has worsened under Duterte.news.yahoo.com
Best of the best impressed: 'Brady is the gold standard'
In this still image from video provided by the NFL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) speaks during Super Bowl 55 Opening Night, Monday, Feb. 1, 2021. (NFL via AP)Ahead of his 10th Super Bowl appearance, The Associated Press asked the best of the best — eight current and former champions from seven sports — what impressed them most about Tom Brady. Tom Brady does that every day. … That takes superhuman dedication and discipline … Tom Brady is always in the back of my mind during training camp and between fights. ... That takes a lot of dedication and hard work, and ultimately we’re seeing the results at his age …“He’ll have a bad game, which we all do as athletes, and when you’re young, people say: ‘Well, he had a bad night, bad game, bad week.
Crawford returns to ring in title defense against Brook
What Crawford is still waiting on is the one signature fight that will put an end to all those arguments. Crawford won’t get that Saturday night when he defends his piece of the welterweight title against England’s Kell Brooks. “I’m optimistic that if Terence wins, we can put the fight on and if Terrence doesn’t win and Kell Brook wins, maybe I’ll make Kell Brook with Manny,’’ Arum said. Crawford is a huge favorite in Las Vegas sports books to beat Brook, who is coming down from his recent weight of 154 pounds to challenge Crawford. ``I think Terence knows I’m not an easy fight,’’ Brook said.
Unhappy fans cannot sue over Mayweather-Pacquiao bout: U.S. court
Hart Robinovitch, a lawyer for the plaintiffs, did not respond to requests for comment. Defendants included Mayweather and Pacquiao, AT&T Incs (T.N) HBO unit, which co-produced the fight, and promoters Top Rank and Bob Arum. We are very pleased, Daniel Petrocelli, a lawyer for Top Rank and Arum, said in an interview. The Pasadena, California-based appeals courts decision upheld an August 2017 dismissal by U.S. District Judge Gary Klausner in Los Angeles. Circuit Court of Appeals, No.feeds.reuters.com
Unhappy fans cannot sue over Mayweather-Pacquiao fight: U.S. court
(Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Thursday said boxing fans who felt cheated after learning that Manny Pacquiao had been injured before fighting Floyd Mayweather Jr. cannot pursue class-action litigation because the 2015 welterweight bout dubbed the Fight of the Century proved a letdown. The defendants included Mayweather and Pacquiao; AT&T Incs (T.N) HBO unit, which co-produced the fight; the promoters Top Rank Inc and Bob Arum, and others. The Pasadena, California-based appeals courts decision upheld an August 2017 dismissal by U.S. District Judge Gary Klausner in Los Angeles. The case is In re: Pacquiao-Mayweather Boxing Match Pay-Per-View Litigation, 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, No.feeds.reuters.com
Alibaba founder Jack Ma challenges Floyd Mayweather to fight
In a video posted to Twitter Sunday, Philippines boxing legend Manny Pacquiao and Alibaba founder Jack Ma challenged Floyd Mayweather to a fight. "Floyd Mayweather, if you want a real fight, fight me. He then calls them "The Real Manny Team," an apparent play on a lifestyle brand founded by Mayweather, The Money Team. Ma retired from the Chinese e-commerce giant last month, saying he wanted to pursue his other passions, like education. Yet while Ma is clearly in shape, a Mayweather fight is a different matter entirely.
Pacquiao beats Thurman for welterweight crown
Pacquiao seemed to have the clear advantage Saturday but one ringside judge, Glenn Feldman, gave the 30-year-old American a 114-113 advantage. Thurman lost for the first time (29-1) while Pacquiao collected a 62nd victory (62-7-2) and said it wouldn't be his last fight, either. Pacquiao, though, responded in the 10th round with blows to the body and Thurman couldn't produce the big finish he realistically needed in the 12th. "It was fun," Pacquiao, a titlist in a remarkable eight different weight classes in his career, told the crowd. Thurman, slowed by hand and elbow injuries in recent years, said Pacquiao just had too much for him.
Manny Pacquiao camp denies Amir Khan claims over Saudi Arabia boxing bout
Manny Pacquiao poses for a portrait during a training session at the Elorde boxing Gym on May 19, 2017 in Manila, Philippines. Manny Pacquiao has not signed a contract to take on Amir Khan in Saudi Arabia later this year despite claims that a deal has been agreed for the bout, the Filipino's publicist has said. As far as I know it has not even been discussed," Pacquiao's publicist Fred Sternberg told the BBC. "He has been in training camp for the past eight weeks, four in the Philippines and four in the United States, and he hasn't met with Amir Khan during that time. " "That's a question you need to ask Amir Khan," he said.cnbc.com
Apple refuses judge's order, Cruz dares Trump to sue: #CBSN10 trending stories
Apple refuses to help FBI crack into San Bernardino shooter's phone, Ted Cruz dares Donald Trump to sue him, Nike drops Manny Pacquiao after he called people in gay relationships "worse than animals." Those and more are among today's CBSNews.com trending stories.cbsnews.com