Alan N. "Goldy" Goldstein, a retired Baltimore sun sports reporter and columnist whose primary beats during his four decade career was professional boxing and basketball, died Monday of liver failure at a son's Glen Arm home. He was 82.
Emanuel Taylor has been putting in hard work for months preparing to fight Chris Algieri, a former kickboxer who has three inches on him, in Algieri's hometown of Huntington, N.Y. Those in Taylor's corner hope the fight, which will be featured on ESPN's "Friday Night Fights," will put him in position to box for a world championship.
If Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. each win their next bouts, they could be matched in boxing's next super bout. But they're approaching their mid-30s, and boxers who've been there say going into the ring at that age is tough.