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Mayweather: Shut up and box

Knicks guard Jeremy Lin laughs with a teammate during warm-ups. Knicks guard Jeremy Lin laughs with a teammate during warm-ups. (Reuters)
February 20, 2012
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Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been in the news - not for boxing, of course, which he seems intent on avoiding. The welterweight, who has been ducking a fight with Filipino powerhouse Manny Pacquiao for years, instead took to Twitter to make racially charged comments about Jeremy Lin, the former Harvard basketball player who’s become an unlikely sensation for the New York Knicks.

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