Winning Game 1 of the NBA Finals is old hat to Golden State. For the Warriors to take their place in history, they need some sustained excellence on the game's biggest stage.
Bryan Harsin is leaving his post as head coach at Arkansas State to take the reins at Boise State, according to sources, reports Yahoo Sports' Pat Forde. Chris Petersen left Boise State to take the head-coaching job at Washington, leaving … Continue reading →
A recap of the highest-profile boxing matches of the weekend. Old-fashioned brawl On Saturday night in Atlantic City, a pair of middleweights waged the kind of physical battle every fight fan loves. Darren Barker and David Geale traded punches for … Continue reading →
One of the central figures in the most beloved moment of the London Olympic Games opening ceremony was tragically killed in a skydiving accident this week. Mark Sutton was part of the skydiving team that parachuted into the Olympic Stadium … Continue reading →
Garcia lost his belt Friday, but brought hishttp://media.zenfs.com/en_us/News/gettyimages.com/mikey-garcia-vs-juan-manuel-20130616-040706-149.jpg A-game Saturday in dispatching a crafty veteran.
A recap of some of the most high-profile fights of the weekend. One-punch power It was a long road for Adonis Stevenson from turmoil and despair to redemption. But his championship moment was short and sweet. Stevenson (21-1, 18 KOs) … Continue reading →
It's been a long road to the Fort Worth Cats for Jose Canseco. He's a long way from the glamour and majesty of the bright lights.
A recap of the highest-profile boxing matches of the weekend. A Star Emerges Lamont Peterson entered Saturday night's bout with Lucas Matthysse regarded by many as the finest 140-pounder in the world. He left in a heap. In what was … Continue reading →
A recap of the highest-profile boxing matches of the weekend. A work in progress In Canelo Alvarez, what we have is a strong, young, gifted fighter who is just beginning his championship journey. But what was on display Saturday night … Continue reading →
A recap of the highest-profile boxing matches of the weekend. A historic performance At this point in his Hall of Fame career, no one should be surprised at what Bernard Hopkins accomplishes. At 48, with his power and reflexes diminishing, … Continue reading →
A recap of the highest-profile boxing matches of the weekend. This was boxing, right? Richard Abril defended his WBA lightweight title Saturday in Las Vegas against Sharif Bogere. At least that's the straight-forward version. But what occurred was perfectly fitting … Continue reading →
A recap of the highest-profile boxing matches of the weekend. Lamont Peterson is back Lamont Peterson, the IBF junior welterweight champion, returned to the ring in his hometown of Washington, D.C., to face Kendall Holt after a 14-month layoff. Everyone's … Continue reading →
Tuesday's news of Floyd Mayweather leaving HBO for a monster six-bout, pay-per-view deal with Showtime created shock waves in the boxing world, but in the afterglow of the announcement it was something else that really stuck out. Leonard Ellerbe, the … Continue reading →