| Nov 11, 2013
| 5:37 PM
In a sport dominated not only by who wins but by who makes the most noise, Andre Ward needs to bring some sound and fury into the boxing ring Saturday night.
Winning is not a problem for the 168-pounder from Oakland. He is 26-0.
Getting attention is...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 8:33 PM
Edwin Rodriguez hoped to alter the boxing world's lofty pound-for-pound rankings for Andre Ward and deprive the Oakland fighter of his world super-middleweight belt in the process.
But Rodriguez couldn't make the required 168-pound limit Friday, so...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 10:08 PM
In boxing, you never know what you are going to get.
Andre Ward beat Edwin Rodriguez on Saturday night at the Ontario Citizens Business Bank Arena, and you got Greco-Roman wrestling.
Ward, the WBA super-middleweight champion of the world, was given an...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Megabanks aren't the only financial firms to meet or beat expectations this earnings season.
Many California regional banks are reporting stronger earnings and putting new loans on their books, thanks to the improving economy and progress in dealing...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:13 PM
To Nick Newell, it’s an afterthought most days.
Newell, a 27-year-old mixed martial arts fighter with an undeveloped left arm, took the time at the close of training to visit military veteran amputees in Camp Pendleton who are...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Unbeaten world super-middleweight champion Andre Ward will return to the ring after more than a 14-month layoff against Edwin Rodriguez on Nov. 16 at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario.
Ward (26-0, 14 knockouts) hasn’t fought since...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:55 AM
We know she believes in life after love. Now Cher is showing there's hello after goodbye.
The veteran entertainer on Monday announced that she'll tour North America next year, nearly a decade after the conclusion of her so-called Farewell Tour.
| Sep 28, 2013
| 9:21 PM
The boxing scene Saturday in Los Angeles showcased one great middleweight and three others trying to be.
The great one, Andre Ward, worked from the TV booth at ringside, as one of the three trying to be him, popular Mexican boxer Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.,...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 10:55 PM
The heavyweight boxing title aspirations of Riverside's Chris Arreola ended in a bloody mess Saturday night.
The hard-punching, clever-talking Arreola, marketed as a great hope to become the first heavyweight champion of Mexican heritage, took a...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 8:41 PM
Chris Arreola is a boxer who would wear his emotions on his sleeve. That is, if there were any room.
The massive arms that the Riverside boxer hopes will carry him back into the heavyweight title picture are covered with tattoos. The muscles ripple...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 9:14 PM
The CIF has awarded its state championship bowl games to the Home Depot Center for 2013 and 2014, but Executive Director Roger Blake indicated that Northern California will get to host the event starting in 2015. The CIF is moving......