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  • PASSINGS: Richard W. Lyman, Johnny Tapia

    PASSINGS: Richard W. Lyman, Johnny Tapia
    Richard W. Lyman Former president of Stanford University Richard W. Lyman, 88, a former president and provost of Stanford University who clamped down on student protests during the Vietnam War era, died Sunday of congestive heart failure in Palo Alto,...
  • Don Chargin recalls glory days of boxing at Olympic Auditorium

    Boxing keeps turning up the volume on the hype. Apparently, if you sell it loudly, fewer will notice if it is lousy. Oscar De La Hoya, never lousy in the ring, was presenting a card of boxers at a media gathering the other day for a Saturday night show...
  • Glendale boxer Vanes Martirosyan feels right at home against Ryan Davis

    Glendale boxer Vanes Martirosyan feels right at home against Ryan Davis
    Vanes Martirosyan was ready to head to Texas looking for a fight. Now the fight will come to him. In a development first publicized on his Twitter feed on Thursday, Martirosyan's upcoming 10-round fight against Ryan Davis (24-9-3, nine knockouts) will...
  • Vanes Martirosyan ready for Ryan Davis at Home Depot Center

    Vanes Martirosyan ready for Ryan Davis at Home Depot Center
    Vanes "Nightmare" Martirosyan won't be the main event in his return to a Southern California ring, but he's still looking to put on a big show when he faces Ryan Davis at the Home Depot Center in Carson on Saturday. "They're going to see that I'm ready....
  • Art Hovhannisyan splits the difference, defeats Miguel Acosta

    Art Hovhannisyan splits the difference, defeats Miguel Acosta
    SANTA YNEZ — Art Hovhannisyan arrived upon the doorstep of becoming a title contender with devastation, looking to knock the door down. But former World Boxing Assn. lightweight champion Miguel Acosta knocked right back, making for a pulse-pounding...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 8/5 listings (updated Saturday AM)

    NON-OLYMPIC TV 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News).--NNPS 10:30 a.m.    Soccer: May 2000: Hampton boys vs. Kecoughtan.--LSC 48 Noon    Golf: PGA-WGC Bridgestone Invitational early final round...
  • Sports TV and radio: Friday's 8/10 log (updated Thursday AM)

    NON-OLYMPIC TV 9:30 a.m.    Basketball: March 1993: Woodbridge boys vs. Bethel.--LSC 48 10 a.m.    Preseason football: Denver at Chicago (d.).--NFL Network 11 a.m.    Baseball: Little League Mid-Atlantic Regional semifinal: Par Troy East (Parsippany, N.J....
  • Art Hovhannisyan headlines 'Shobox'

    Art Hovhannisyan headlines 'Shobox'
    For those who have followed the promising boxing career of Art "Lionheart" Hovhannisyan, they have come to expect a couple things — an all-out, entertaining fight and some bumps in the road to stardom. Now 31, the Glendale slugger remains...
  • Art Hovhannisyan will now fight Alejandro Perez

    Art Hovhannisyan will now fight Alejandro Perez
    Nothing ever seems to go as it's supposed to when it comes to the burgeoning boxing career of Art "Lionheart" Hovhannisyan. Long hampered throughout his unbeaten career by injuries — in large part due to his hard-hitting style in the gym —...
  • Art 'Lionheart' Hovhannisyan headed for Shobox showdown

    Art 'Lionheart' Hovhannisyan headed for Shobox showdown
    Thus far, Art "Lionheart" Hovhannisyan's road to boxing glory has been a bumpy one, slowed by a myriad of injuries and bout cancellations. Still, the action fighter with an unbeaten record finds himself poised once more to knock down the door of...
  • Edmond Tarverydan, Alberto Crane ready for Chaos

    Edmond Tarverydan, Alberto Crane ready for Chaos
    Training fighters is nothing new for Edmond Tarverdyan or Alberto Crane. Neither is standing center stage and competing. But when the roles are intertwined and come crashing to a head, things can get a little chaotic. Perhaps that’s the theme...