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  • IronPigs coaches are baseball lifers who love family time, too

    IronPigs coaches are baseball lifers who love family time, too
    In 1955, Ray Burris' family business called for the then 5-year-old — who had yet to master reading a children's book — to pick cotton, milk cows and work in the hay, barley and tobacco fields in Oklahoma's small southwestern town of Duke....
  • Possible truce in battle of the promoters

    Boxing and "change" don't go together well. Any progress takes place at a glacial pace. But the "sweet science" received some good news all too often a rarity in the sport when word leaked that Golden Boy and Top Rank might start working with each...
  • State budget, slew of new laws take effect Tuesday

    State budget, slew of new laws take effect Tuesday
    TALLAHASSEE — On Tuesday, the state's largest-ever, $77 billion budget goes into effect, along with 157 other bills approved by the Legislature and signed by Gov. Rick Scott. The laws range from the "Florida GI Bill" intended to make Florida the...
  • 'Canelo' Alvarez among Mexico World Cup soccer fans

    Saul “Canelo” Alvarez in the past has been able to generate better television ratings than Mexico’s soccer team in his home country. Now, as Mexico goalie Guillermo Ochoa challenges former light-middleweight world champion boxer...
  • Greg Cote: Miami Heat's fight to keep LeBron James officially begins

    MIAMI Allusions to boxing are entwined in the Miami Heat. Coach Erik Spoelstra is a huge fan, especially of Manny Pacquiao. Players sometimes shadowbox each other as part of their pregame routine. Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been invited to address the team....
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  • UPDATED: Naples' Mike King defeated on "Ultimate Fighter"

    UPDATED: Naples' Mike King defeated on "Ultimate Fighter"
    Eddie Gordon defeated Naples' Mike King via unanimous decision after an overtime third round during Wednesday night’s episode of the UFC’s “Ultimate Fighter” reality series, advancing to the semifinals of the middleweight...
  • Vic Darchinyan stopped in fifth round by Nicholas Walters

    Vic Darchinyan stopped in fifth round by Nicholas Walters
    With an opportunity to add to his already distinguished boxing legacy, Vic “Raging Bull” Darchinyan took to the squared circle Saturday in Macau, China. Looking to become a world champion in the fourth weight division of his career,...
  • PASSINGS: Jimmy Ellis, Jackie Lynn Taylor

     Jimmy Ellis Won world heavyweight title in 1968 Jimmy Ellis, 74, who beat Jerry Quarry to become World Boxing Assn. heavyweight champion in 1968 and fought the era's best fighters including his friend, Muhammad Ali, died Tuesday at a hospital in...
  • Manny Pacquiao's Hancock Park home for sale at $2.7 million

    Manny Pacquiao’s latest bout is taking place outside the boxing ring. The Filipino prize fighter has listed his home for sale in the Hancock Park neighborhood of Los Angeles at $2.7 million. Set behind a wrought-iron fence, the updated...
  • Boxing promoter Richard Schaefer steps aside as head of Golden Boy

    Boxing promoter Richard Schaefer steps aside as head of Golden Boy
    After weeks of tension between Oscar De La Hoya and the chief executive of his boxing promotion company, Golden Boy Promotions, Richard Schaefer announced Monday he is leaving the company. The announcement was made by a publicist who works for both...
  • Matthew Saad Muhammad, boxer and homeless advocate, dies at 59

    Former light-heavyweight champion Matthew Saad Muhammad, who was abandoned as a child and rose to become "one of the most exciting boxers of all time" and later an advocate for the homeless after a stay in a shelter himself, has died. He was 59. Saad...