| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:34 PM
LAS VEGAS — Floyd Mayweather Jr. revealed Wednesday more than he has about the thinking that drove him to accept Saul “Canelo” Alvarez as his Saturday night opponent.
While the Mexican star’s popularity was significant to the 44-...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 1:30 PM
LAS VEGAS -- Will it set the record?
Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s anticipated junior-middleweight title fight Saturday against Mexico’s Saul “Canelo” Alvarez could threaten the 2.45 million pay-per-view buys valued at $137 million...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 7:12 PM
The Nevada State Athletic Commission has chosen Kenny Bayless to referee the pay-per-view super-fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Mexico’s Saul “Canelo” Alvarez at the MGM Grand Garden Arena boxing ring Sept. 14.
| Aug 12, 2013
| 6:16 PM
Albert Pujols needs to come through in the clutch, and we're not talking home runs or RBIs here.
Pujols needs to pursue his lawsuit against Jack Clark. Call it slander. Call it defamation of character. But don't call it off.
Last week, Pujols was...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 5:39 PM
The Bee Gees are playing on Roy Englebrecht's office radio, but the 67-year-old sports promoter has a saying taped on his wall to assure he's not stuck in days gone by.
"Don't judge me by my past. I don't live there anymore."
Southland boxing fans...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 6:18 PM
It is time for Oscar De La Hoya's two-year checkup. Not the medical kind, the public kind.
It was two years ago this week that boxing's Golden Boy suffered through the longest 18 holes of his life. Golf wasn't the problem. Hooked drives and missed putts...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Abner Mares, who won world titles in three divisions in the last two years, is taking on another tough test Aug. 24, and is talking of moving up in weight again.
All that’s missing for the Hawaiian Gardens fighter is the surge of fan interest that...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Whither goest the sport of boxing these days?
How about to a country where it was banned in 1959 and not allowed back until 1986? That would be China.
This is promoter Bob Arum's grand plan. He has had many over six decades of promoting the sport, and...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:19 PM
GULLANE, Scotland — It is only golf, but Tiger Woods continues to stir emotions like religion or war, which are often the same thing.
He may be the most polarizing sports figure since Muhammad Ali during the Vietnam War.
Love Tiger or hate him,...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Sylvester Stallone announced on his Twitter account that Ultimate Fighting Championship star Ronda Rousey and former welterweight boxing champion Victor Ortiz will appear in the third “The Expendables” film.
Rousey, scheduled to defend her...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:05 PM
The record-breaking Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Saul “Canelo” Alvarez fight Sept. 14 in Las Vegas has added an undercard bout in order to now pursue a record pay-per-view audience.
Unbeaten junior-welterweight champion Danny Garcia (26-0, 16...