| 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...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 12:10 PM
It's being advertised as a "bash of booze and bruises."
But that booze and those bruises are for a good, if not unexpected cause: animals.
The motto of Friday's Unleashed boxing match: Fight people, not animals.
Some proceedds from Unleashed, an...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 10:01 AM
Saturday’s Maryland-North Carolinamen’s lacrosse showdown in Chapel Hill, N.C., was a fight to the finish – right up to the point where it actually became one.
The two teams didn’t shed their lacrosse gloves for boxing gloves as a...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 4:06 PM
Normally, they're partners in public safety. But next month, Baltimore police and firefighters will be pummeling each other inside a cage – for charity.
The Sept. 30 mixed martial arts event at the Du Burns Arena is being billed as a "night of live...
| Aug 24, 2011
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is back. Again.
He took almost 22 months off before fighting Juan Manuel Marquez in 2009. And when Mayweather steps into the boxing ring Sept. 17 against WBC welterweight champion Victor Ortiz, he will have gone 16 months since...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 12:23 AM
1. When the Ravens lose games like this, John Harbaugh often refers to the team's performance as a "lack of execution." With all due respect, that's coach-speak, and it doesn't really mean a whole lot. It's an explanation that's purposefully vague. When a...
| Oct 15, 2011
| 12:28 PM
For five years, Adrienne Miranda has been on a crusade to prove that the death of her son — crushed under a Bobcat earthmover while on the job, his body face-down in the dirt under a hot summer sun — was no accident.
The mother from...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 12:49 PM
A native of Trelawny, Jamaica, Michael Clarke started boxing as a way to stay in shape and now aspires to make it as a pro. Clarke, 27, joined the Baltimore Boxing Club in Fells Point after graduating from Florida State University. On Thursday, the club...
| 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.,...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 8:45 PM
Peter Schmuck, columnist: The Ravens planted Alex Smith so many times he might bloom in the spring. Huge win gives them 10 days to rest, recuperate and figure out how to beat a bad team.
Kevin Van Valkenburg, staff writer: It's starting to feel like...
| 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.
| Oct 19, 2011
LOS ANGELES — It was more than three hours before the main event at Staples Center, and Dewey Bozella produced the most uplifting moment of the night.
The sole spotlight was to be on Bernard Hopkins, who later unsuccessfully defended his world...