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"But I wouldn't change my life for nothing in the world. There's nothing like being young, black and rich. But there are certain things you think about. If Floyd Mayweather was white, I'd be the biggest athlete in America. The biggest, the biggest. I know that for a fact."

The quote above is from an interview with reporters by Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Tuesday before his fight with Juan Manuel Marquez. Mayweather made other comments as well; you can read some of them here.

The remarks by Mayweather are part of an ever growing trend in the world of sports that grinds my gears. No matter if real or if perceived more and more athletes are playing the “Race Card”.

If a player is not getting paid enough, or sufficient pub in the media, or on the field incidents they use race for why they have been slighte...

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