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  • Jeff Horn keeps welterweight belt with TKO win over Gary Corcoran and sets sights on Terence Crawford

    Jeff Horn keeps welterweight belt with TKO win over Gary Corcoran and sets sights on Terence Crawford

    Australian Jeff Horn retained his welterweight title early Wednesday morning and set up an April showdown in Las Vegas against unbeaten former junior-welterweight champion Terence Crawford. Horn (18-0-1, 12 knockouts), in the first defense of his World Boxing Organization belt since upsetting Manny...

  • Digest (Dec. 12): Two Navy football players selected for brigade leadership roles

    Digest (Dec. 12): Two Navy football players selected for brigade leadership roles

    Navy senior linebackers Micah Thomas and Winn Howard have been selected for leadership positions within the Brigade of Midshipmen for the second semester. Thomas was selected as the Second Regiment Commander, which is the second highest position next to Brigade Commander (there are two regimental...

  • Former Atlanta Falcons great Tommy Nobis dies at 74

    Tommy Nobis, the first player drafted by the expansion Atlanta Falcons and a hard-hitting middle linebacker who was never fully recognized for his talents on a struggling franchise that failed to make the playoffs during his long career, died Wednesday. He was 74. The team said he died at his suburban...

  • Lomachenko's fight on ESPN was a ratings knockout over UFC, HBO

    Lomachenko's fight on ESPN was a ratings knockout over UFC, HBO

    Even before the numbers arrived Tuesday, veteran boxing promoter Bob Arum said he’d seen enough to debunk the UFC-fueled theory that boxing’s fan base is old and a relic to advertisers who want to sell to an audience in the 18-49 age range. “Boxing is not an old man’s sport,” Arum told reporters...

  • Recovering Pineda, Twins agree to $10M, 2-year deal

    The Minnesota Twins have taken another step toward deepening their starting pitching. This boost won't take effect for a while. Minnesota agreed Wednesday to a $10 million, two-year contract with former New York Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda, a move made with 2019 in mind. Pineda is recovering...

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