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  • Baltimore lawyer making a name as pro boxer

    Baltimore lawyer making a name as pro boxer
    In the center of Mobtown Fight Club, a small gym tucked away in an alley off Baltimore Street, Venroy July pounds a speed bag. Behind him, his trainer Adrian Davis shouts phrases of encouragement. "Yeah! Work it champ!" Eyes fixed on the flittering...
  • 'Top Chef Masters' recap, episode 6, Thai One On

    'Top Chef Masters' recap, episode 6, Thai One On
    Curtis introduces the Quickfire with the absolute worst two words any high schooler has ever used to start an essay: "Throughout history," (insert my inner English major gouging out her eyes here). The challenge? Make a sexy dish using ingredients...
  • The Sun Remembers: July 29-August 4

    The Sun Remembers: July 29-August 4
    Aug. 4, 1996: Earl Weaver, the irascible Orioles manager who led the club to 1,480 victories, four American League pennants and the 1970 world championship, is enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame. "I'm proud of my record," Weaver tells the crowd in...
  • Phelps joins pool of SI Sportsmen of Year

    Even though Michael Phelps is taking a break from the pool, he's still picking up honors. The Rodgers Forge native yesterday became the first swimmer named Sports Illustrated'sSportsman of the Year. He's just the third athlete from Maryland to be so...
  • McKay never outgrew state roots

    Jim McKay saw so much of the world during his lengthy and legendary broadcasting career. His syrupy voice, endearing charm and calming presence always made viewers of ABC's Wide World of Sports feel at home, whether he was profiling cliff divers in...
  • 'His words were golden'

    Jim McKay probably would have been a little embarrassed that an entire ballroom of people made such a fuss in his honor last night at the Hilton Baltimore. Throughout his broadcasting career, he always strived to make the story about his subjects, not...
  • James Berry III is in the fight of his life

    James Berry III is in the fight of his life
    SOME MORNINGS, PERHAPS EVEN ON A morning like this one, James Berry III will lie on his mother's couch at 4 a.m., unable to sleep. The only light in the living room will be the flicker of the television. The thoughts inside his head will collide and carom...
  • 'El Boxeo', documental que narra la dramática historia de los pugilistas latinos

    'El Boxeo', documental que narra la dramática historia de los pugilistas latinos
    El 21 de enero de 1977, los mexicanos Carlos Palomino y Armando "Mando" Muñiz disputaron una de las peleas más electrizantes en la historia del boxeo. Durante 14 tórridos asaltos, en el legendario Olympic Auditorium de Los Angeles, California, ambos...
  • Usher 'overwhelmed' by supporters of foundation

    ATLANTA (AP) — Rhythm and blues singer Usher said he was overwhelmed with gratitude by the amount of supporters at his New Look Foundation's 15th anniversary luncheon. Legendary boxer Sugar Ray Leonard, director Kenny Leon and producer Jermaine...
  • After Hall of Fame boxing career, training fulfills Canino

    After Hall of Fame boxing career, training fulfills Canino
    Bonnie Canino knows how to work the room. At her boxing gym in Dania Beach, the soon-to-be Hall of Famer shuffles across the wood floors from the heavy bag to the jump rope to the speed bag, while bellowing advice to her pupils who have varying levels...
  • Floyd Mayweather Jr. says he may need 'A game' against Marcos Maidana

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. says he may need 'A game' against Marcos Maidana
    LAS VEGAS — He's got the hands to crack concrete, but what Marcos Maidana really needs to do is crack the code. Specifically, the May-Vinci Code. That's the whimsical nickname Floyd Mayweather Jr. has given the conundrum he's presented for 18...
  • Pep Bashed Boxers, Lee Punched Out Copy In Hartford's Heyday

    In the early morning hours of Nov. 21, 1942, less than a year after the United States was thrust into World War II, the latest edition of The Hartford Courant hit the streets of a city wondering how one of its own fared on the biggest stage in sports....