| Aug 20, 2011
| 4:26 PM
Here???s a hair-raising revelation: Don King turned 80 on Saturday. The UK???s Daily Mail commemorated it with an expansive feature on King???s career. The British tabloid reported that King, based in Deerfield Beach, is keeping the celebration low key...
| Sep 7, 2010
| 4:33 PM
One of the people director Reggie Rock Bythewood interviewed for his ESPN documentary that airs tonight at 5, "One Night in Vegas," was a cab driver who remembered how a Mike Tyson fight in Las Vegas meant a month's worth......
| Aug 3, 2010
Mike Modano is joining the Detroit Red Wings.
Modano confirmed his decision Tuesday in a text message to The Associated Press.
It initially was reported by ScoreBoard Monthly. He told the Dallas sports magazine he wasn't ready to quit playing so he...
| Aug 6, 2010
Mike Modano helped Detroit Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch's Little Caesars organization win its first national youth hockey championship in 1985 as a midget player.
Now Modano will try to help Ilitch win another Stanley Cup.
The 40-year-old center took...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 9:05 AM
Virginia's own Chris Brown will play Virginia Beach on Oct. 9 according to a press release issued today, Aug. 10. The R&B-pop singer who has rebounded from personal troubles to once again make smash hit tunes will launch his "F.A.M.E." tour Sept. 12 in...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 5:02 PM
At the Fights
American Writers on Boxing
Edited by George Kimball & John Schulian
Library of America: 517 pp., $35
Part freak show, part sitcom, part mortal combat — ah, yes, behold the world of professional prizefighting, the face-break...
| Mar 21, 2011
| 8:40 PM
One point is better than none.
That's what the Red Wings will have to settle for after falling to the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-4 in a shootout Monday night at Joe Louis Arena.
The Red Wings spotted the Penguins a 4-0 lead in the second period before...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 8:48 PM
It wasn't a must-win for the Blackhawks. It just felt that way.
The Chicago Blackhawks topped the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 in overtime at Joe Louis Arena, Monday night to remain in playoff position in the Western Conference.
Marian Hossa scored the...
| Jan 2, 2011
| 7:03 PM
James van Riemsdyk, Daniel Carcillo and Scott Hartnell scored to help the Philadelphia Flyers win for the first time in Detroit in more than 22 years, 3-2 over the Red Wings on Sunday.
Philadelphia was 0-14-2 at Joe Louis Arena since Nov. 4, 1988....
| 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.
| May 25, 2011
After flirting with the idea for the last few months, Detroit Red Wings defenseman Brian Rafalski has called it a career. Citing a desire to spend more time with family, Rafalski leaves the game after a season which he called his most challenging. The...