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  • Sports Notebook: Vic Darchinyan aims for world title in Macau

    Sports Notebook: Vic Darchinyan aims for world title in Macau
    The following are odds and ends from the local sports scene. 'RAGING BULL' FACES WALTERS IN MACAU Vic "Raging Bull" Darchinyan will return to the ring looking to put another title belt around his waste on Saturday in Macau, China. Darchinyan,...
  • Black athletes are not charity cases

    WASHINGTON -- The outrageously bigoted remarks attributed to the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team mock the positive role black athletes have played in professional sports, even as those sports have served as an exit ramp from poverty....
  • Wladimir Klitschko could take one more shot at Olympic gold

    Wladimir Klitschko could take one more shot at Olympic gold
    Ukrainian boxing officials say they have not ruled out the possibility that heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko might represent their country at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Klitschko, the super heavyweight champion at the 1996 Atlanta Games,...
  • UFC 172: Jon Jones dominates Glover Teixeira for unanimous victory

    UFC 172 takes place Saturday night with the UFC running Baltimore for the first time. The event is headlined by a UFC light heavyweight title contest between champion Jon Jones and challenger Glover Teixeira. Jones, a dominant champion and a fighter...
  • Reed's message resonated with the kids on his lengthy visit to Dieruff

    Reed's message resonated with the kids on his lengthy visit to Dieruff
    It was clear from the comments and emotions expressed by his former coaches, teammates, teachers and administrators that Andre Reed Day last Wednesday was special for Dieruff High School. But one of the biggest days in school history wasn't intended to...
  • Jessamyn Duke dealt first loss at UFC 172

    Jessamyn Duke dealt first loss at UFC 172
    Following 15 minutes of a hard-fought Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s bantamweight bout, Glendale Fighting Club’s Jessamyn “The Gun” Duke thought she would have her hand raised. Instead, for the first time, Duke was...
  • Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in town to discuss Gennady Golovkin fight

    In what may be a final chance to make the summer’s best boxing match, former middleweight world champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. will meet with one of his promoters Thursday to discuss a proposed July 19 bout against middleweight champion Gennady...
  • Marcos Maidana cries foul in title fight loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr.

    Marcos Maidana cries foul in title fight loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr.
    Marcos Maidana said he was "robbed" in losing to Floyd Mayweather Jr. by a majority decision in a welterweight world championship unification fight. If so, it looks as if both fighters will be returning to the scene of the crime in a few months. The...
  • Plainfield teen has big boxing dreams

    Plainfield teen has big boxing dreams
    Erik "Peanut" Santiago is a busy kid. The Aux Sable Middle School student and Plainfield resident puts in a full day at school and also participates in wrestling, baseball and football. But the 13-year-old said everything else moves aside when he enters...
  • Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies; subject of controversial film

    Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies; subject of controversial film
    Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the middleweight boxer whose wrongful triple-murder conviction inspired a film starring Denzel Washington and a song by Bob Dylan, died in Toronto on Sunday. He was 76. Carter, who died of complications from prostate cancer,...
  • Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dead at 76

    Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dead at 76
    Former professional boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, who spent 19 years in prison for murder and then was released after it was determined he did not get a fair trial, died on Sunday at the age of 76, according to his friend and caretaker John Artis....
  • Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76; boxer wrongly imprisoned 19 years

    When Rubin "Hurricane" Carter was at his best as a boxer, it would have been impossible to foresee Nelson Mandela or Bob Dylan doing him any favors. With his fearsome, drop-dead glare, precisely cut goatee and glistening, shaved head, Carter was violent...