| 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 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...
| 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,...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 9:05 PM
C.J. Ross, the Nevada boxing judge heavily ridiculed for turning in her second suspect scorecard in 15 months by scoring Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s dominant performance Saturday over Saul “Canelo” Alvarez as a draw, has effectively resigned,...
| May 2, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Undefeated pro boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. puts his spotless record and his World Boxing Council welterweight title on the line Saturday night against Robert Guerrero
Mayweather (43-0, 26 knockouts) is a 7-1 favorite over Guerrero (31-1-1, 18 KOs).
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:01 PM
The open wounds stopping fighters from rival promoters Top Rank and Golden Boy from squaring off are showing no signs of healing, making Timothy Bradley’s quest to land a Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight difficult.
“I’ve tried to reach out...
| May 4, 2013
| 9:50 PM
Floyd Mayweather Jr. had been out of the ring for more than a year but there was little rust showing in his 36-year-old body on Saturday night.
Mayweather spent the first couple of rounds at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas sizing up Robert...
| 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...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 4:02 PM
In a reaction to the dubious judging of fights involving Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao in the last 16 months, Nevada has altered its selection process for judges and referees.
Starting with Saturday night’s World Boxing Organization...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Cain Velasquez met with Mexican boxing star Saul “Canelo” Alvarez last month before Alvarez lost a decision to Floyd Mayweather Jr.
With charisma and looks that brought a strong female audience to supplement his popular brawling nature among...
| 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...