| Sep 16, 2011
Manny Pacquiao smiled at the question, as many boxers before him have, flexed his right biceps and grinned in delight.
"I still feel young and strong," Pacquiao proclaimed last week.
Birthday No. 33 comes for Pacquiao on Dec. 17.
Floyd Mayweather Jr.,...
| May 19, 2011
OAK VIEW, Calif. — Ray "Windmill" White, a veteran of 60 professional fights, pulls a paperback from a shelf in his office, opens "The Ultimate Book of Boxing Lists" and thumbs through it.
Finally spotting his name, he looks up and smiles.
| Mar 16, 2011
| 7:45 AM
Ravens safety Tommy Zbikowski returned to the boxing ring over the weekend and delivered a first-round knockout by landing a left hook into the belly of husky opponent Richard Bryant.
"I knew I hurt him," Zbikowski said after picking up the second win...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 4:10 PM
One hundred years ago this summer, the Empire Theater opened as one of the premier vaudeville houses on downtown Baltimore's west side.
After decades of dormancy, the landmark is set to house live performances once again as the new home of Everyman...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 6:10 PM
Jake "The Snake" Smith's Baltimore Boxing Promotions will put on eight Olympic-style amateur bouts in a parking lot at M&T Bank Stadium starting at 4 p.m. Saturday.
The "Fed Hill Fight Fest" will take place in lot N along Ostend Street beside the...
| Jun 26, 2011
| 8:36 PM
They're long shots to win
Gary R. Blockus
The Morning Call
Asking the U.S. to knock off Germany on German soil in the Women's World Cup is a long shot at best. Germany has won two straight World Cups and is seeking to become the first team not just...
| Jul 8, 2011
Must convert chances
After watching a plodding U.S. backline struggle to keep up with a faster Sweden in Wednesday's final group match, the short answer would be no, with the lone question being how much damage will...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 7:45 AM
Ravens safety Tom Zbikowski, a football player by trade and a boxer at heart, is taking advantage of the looming NFL lockout by getting back into the boxing ring. Zbikowski will fight on the undercard of a pro boxing event at the MGM Grand casino in Las...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 10:00 AM
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones recently told my Baltimore Sun colleague Kevin Richardson that his brother, Ravens defensive tackle Arthur Jones, "would do great in the octagon." The 2010 fifth-round draft pick won two New York state...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 4:27 PM
Mack Lewis wanted to save them all.
All those kids with hard eyes who grew up poor and fatherless and heard the call of the street corner and easy money — those were the ones he thought boxing could save.
They'd come around the old gym at the...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 9:30 AM
Ravens safety Tom Zbikowski and Bengals wide receiver Chad Ochocinco both appeared on "The Afternoon Saloon" on ESPN Radio 1000 in Chicago yesterday, and they engaged in a little friendly trash talk over the possibility of a charity boxing match between...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 1:44 PM
ATLANTA -- It was evident by the way Mark Turgeon spoke — with his head lowered and in an almost disbelieving tone — that the Maryland coach considered it far too late in the season to still be harping on the same issues that have plagued...