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Lil Wayne becoming sports manager and Cristiano Ronaldo will be his first client

Lil Wayne Jimmy KimmelLil Wayne is following in the footsteps of Jay-Z and starting his own sports management company. According to TMZ, the first client Weezy is adding to his roster is a big one. Some of you know him as Cristiano Ronaldo.

Ronaldo and Lil Wayne are apparently friends, and Wayne has wanted to get into the sports management business for a while. His company will be affiliated with PolarisSports, which is a division of the well-known CAA agency. Ronaldo’s agent Jorge Mendes is a part of CAA.

TMZ reports that Lil Wayne’s new company will handle Ronaldo’s marketing and endorsement deals in the United States. We have all seen how successful Jay-Z’s Roc Nation sports has been and the type of big-name clients the music juggernaut has been able to attract. Having Ronaldo as his first client could lead to the same type of success for Lil Wayne.

Lil Wayne wanted to fight Marcos Maidana’s trainer (Video)

Lil Wayne was in a combative mood after watching his buddy Floyd Mayweather barely beat Marcos Maidana by majority decision on Saturday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

As this video shows, Weezy was prepared to throw down with members of Maidana’s crew after the fight. TMZ says things got heated after Weezy was hit by a water bottle. Lil Wayne went after Maidana’s crew in response. You can hear him repeatedly shouting, “Let’s go!”

Lil Wayne has been in Floyd’s entourage for his last several fights. As hard as Weezy is, you still don’t want to mess with Maidana’s click. Those dudes are from Oxnard and not to be taken lightly. Seriously, who do you think wins? The real gangsters from Oxnard, or this trio of sock puppets?

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Lil Wayne claims Cooper Manning was the real prodigy in the family

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Many of you may not know this, but there are actually three Manning brothers. Peyton and Eli have an older brother named Cooper, who was a standout wide receiver in high school and had planned to follow in his father Archie’s footsteps by playing college ball at Ole Miss. Instead, he was diagnosed with a spinal condition that ended his playing career.

Peter King spoke with Lil Wayne for this week’s edition of Monday Morning Quarterback, and the rapper shared an interesting story he heard about the Manning brothers in their younger years. At one point, he says, Cooper was the “prodigy.”

“I have a story about Peyton,” Lil Wayne said. “A guy who has been on the road with us, he was like an uncle to us, he told us this story. When he was in jail, about to come home, he was put on one of those work-release things in New Orleans. Every morning, real early, he would clean the schoolyard of the (Isidore) Newman School (where the Manning kids attended). Because he was a prisoner, he would have to clean the schoolyard at 4 or 5 in the morning.

“There was not one morning, 4:30, 5 in the morning, he wouldn’t see Archie, Peyton, Cooper, or Eli out on the field. He’d see Archie throwing passes to Cooper, or Peyton throwing routes to Cooper. I don’t know if people know this, but it was Cooper who was the prodigy. He [the roadie] would tell us the story, you know, like it was destined.”

Most people assume Peyton was always the most talented Manning brother because of the way things have turned out, but that is revisionist history. I can even remember when Eli was at Ole Miss and there was buzz about him being better than Peyton. Well, I guess he does have one more Super Bowl ring than his older bro. Peyton is hoping to change that on Sunday.

Lil Wayne: I was wasted when I said I slept with Chris Bosh’s wife

Lil Wayne Jimmy KimmelLil Wayne joined Jimmy Kimmel for an interview this week and explained his rocky relationship with the Miami Heat.

Weezy’s problems with the Heat date back to 2011 when the rapper complained that LeBron James and Dwyane Wade ignored him at games. Lil Wayne continued to attend the Heat’s games but, back in February, he claimed he was ejected from a Heat-Los Angeles Lakers game for cheering the purple and gold (the Heat disputed that claim). A week later, Lil Wayne was on stage at an event and blasted the NBA and the Heat. Oh yeah, he also said he f—ed Chris Bosh’s wife during that speech.

During his interview with Kimmel, Lil Tunechi said that LeBron sent his concern when Weezy was in the hospital after overdosing on purple drank. He also told Kimmel that the Heat did not ban him from attending their games, but he is staying away to avoid causing a scene.

As far as his claim that he messed around with Bosh’s wife, well, Weezy blamed that on the drugs.

“I was too turnt up that night,” Weezy stated bluntly. “I was too turnt up.”

For all you folks not hip to the street lingo, “turnt up” essentially means wasted or super f—ed up. In fact, the always reliable Urban Dictionary defines it as “thee act of getting drunk and high to thee highest degree.”

So, there you have it. Weezy says he was not banned from Heat games and that he was “too turnt up” when he blasted Bosh. But he never said it wasn’t true …

H/T Jocks and Stiletto Jill

Lil Wayne has joined the Chicago Bulls bandwaggon

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Lil Wayne is the biggest bandwaggon fan in sports. That has been long established. He also has a dislike for the Miami Heat that goes back to 2011 when he complained that LeBron James and Dwyane Wade ignored him at games. He even went off on Chris Bosh in February.

Apparently Lil Wayne’s dislike for the Heat is so strong he has joined the Chicago Bulls bandwaggon.

The Bulls beat the Heat 93-86 in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinals playoff series on Monday night. Bulls guard Rip Hamilton shared a photo on Instagram that he says was of him and his Bulls teammates celebrating the win with Lil Wayne. You can see Taj Gibson, Nazr Mohammed, Vladimir Radmanovich, and Rip in the photo with Weezy. Rip says that was after they all went to dinner.

Tunechi was also rooting for the Bulls during the game. He sent this tweet about Nate Robinson, who had a 24-point second half:

First Lil Wayne was cheering against the Heat when they played the Lakers. Now he’s rooting on the Bulls. I bet if you paid him enough money he’d root for your team, too.

Photo: Instagram/Rip Hamilton

Lil Wayne joins Floyd Mayweather for ring entrance

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Rapper Lil Wayne scored the prestigious honor of walking boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. to the ring before his championship fight against Robert Guerrero on Saturday night in Las Vegas.

Weezy was dressed in a T-shirt, had sunglasses on, and came out to the ring rapping “No Worries.”

In the past, pop singer/entertainer Justin Bieber has escorted Money to the ring, as has the boxer’s former best friend, rapper 50 Cent. In fact, all three were together with Floyd before the champ’s fight last year against Miguel Cotto.

Weezy’s health was a matter of huge concern recently. In March, there were reports that he had overdosed on codeine and his condition was grave. Those reports were overblown, and Lil Wayne recovered just fine. Now he’s walking Mayweather out to the ring, which is a huge honor.

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Members of sports world sending best wishes to Lil Wayne over Twitter

Lil WayneTerrell Owens and Kurt Warner were among the many athletes sending well wishes to Lil Wayne amid reports that the rapper was hospitalized and recovering from a seizure.

“I’m good everybody. Thx for the prayers and love” Wayne tweeted late Friday.

Lil Wayne, who has a history of seizures, reportedly was hospitalized in Los Angeles while there to shoot a music video. TMZ reported that he was in critical condition at the ICU at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center after suffering multiple seizures, but his camp denied those reports, and label president Mack Maine tweeted “Wayne is alive and well! We watching the Syracuse game.”

Plenty of members of the sports world expressed concern for the rapper. Tweets of support came in from everyone ranging from Kurt Warner to Terrell Owens to Ryan Lochte:

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