| May 31, 2013
| 7:11 PM
Come to find out, boxing is about to get back to boxing.
Floyd "Money" Mayweather Jr., will fight Saul "Canelo" Alvarez in Las Vegas on Sept. 14. This time, pre-fight talk may actually include some substance. Every fight is always "going to be great."...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 6:38 AM
Hector “Macho” Camacho, a former three-division boxing champion who had 88 professional fights against a who’s who of legendary opponents stretching from Ray Mancini (whom he defeated in 1989) to Oscar De La Hoya (who beat him by...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 11:11 PM
Enrique Bolanos, a Mexican boxer who three times fought for and lost the world lightweight title in Los Angeles in the late 1940s, died Monday. He was 87.
Bolanos died of heart failure at a convalescent facility near his Pasadena home, said his wife of...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 9:35 PM
Jim Ferguson spent two hours on the train Monday afternoon on his way up to Los Angeles from Oceanside for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center. But that's nothing compared to the time Ferguson, 64, has......
| Jan 20, 2013
| 5:25 PM
In the 78-year history of high school sports in the Los Angeles Unified School District, the number of Olympians produced, major league players developed and Hall of Fame members inducted from a variety of sports is staggering.
So now you can understand...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 2:35 PM
For more than two years, Alfredo Angulo was boxing's version of Elvis. He had left the building.
Now he is back, trying to return to the level that got him fights with the likes of Kermit Cintron and James Kirkland, as well as a lucrative offer to fight...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 11:17 PM
I'm thinking the best place for Dwight Howard's statue outside Staples is right beside Oscar De La Hoya's 7-foot likeness.
That way they can keep the guys together who have been beaten up the most in the building.
De La Hoya was 0-1 in Staples and so...
| Apr 1, 2011
Gil Clancy, 88, a boxing trainer who helped lead Emile Griffith to welterweight and middleweight titles, died Thursday at an assisted-living facility on Long Island, N.Y., his family said.
Born in Rockaway Beach, N.Y., in...
| Jun 9, 2011
John R. Alison
Decorated WWII ace fighter pilot
John R. Alison, 98, a World War II fighter pilot who helped lead a daring and unprecedented Allied air invasion of Burma, died of natural causes Monday at his home in Washington, D.C., his family said....
| Feb 2, 2012
| 4:35 PM
There's plenty of blame to go around for the failure to negotiate a deal for a super-fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather....