| Oct 30, 2014
| 11:20 AM
Aug. 11, 2009, was nightmare for Semajay Thomas.
A month earlier, 50-year-old Reynaldo Ortiz of Texas had been beaten to death next door to Thomas' home in West Town.
Acting on a tip, police approached the then-16-year-old that August night at home....
| Oct 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
To a casual observer, there seems to be little resemblance between such tony Showtime series as "Homeland" and "The Affair" and the network's boxing, sports documentaries and other such offerings.
But to Showtime's programming team, the connection is...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 6:02 AM
If you keep up with pop culture, Hollywood's glitterati and, particularly, the "black" blogosphere, you've probably heard of celebrity blogger "Necole Bitchie."
Necole Kane, who grew up on the Eastern Shore and lived in Baltimore for several years while...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 6:13 PM
It’s easy to be caught off guard by Shakur Stevenson’s laid-back demeanor. As the senior from Bethel High gets comfortable on the family living-room couch, few people would recognize the young man as possibly America’s best hope for a...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 2:44 PM
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is on vacation and Manny Pacquiao still has a world title defense ahead of him next month, but the speculation that the pair are headed to a long-awaited superfight is heightening.
Mayweather’s trainer and father, Floyd...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 10:08 AM
Durante casi dos años la guerra fría entre Golden Boy Promotions y Top Rank y sus respectivas alianzas con distintas cadenas de televisión, Showtime y HBO, le costaron al mundo del boxeo la oportunidad de ver algunos combates interesantes.
| Oct 6, 2014
| 5:57 PM
The roller coaster of life took Joe Goossen on quite a ride the last few weeks.
Goossen is a world-class boxing trainer. He has been in the corner of several world champions, and he is still at it.
A week ago Monday, his older brother died.
| Oct 3, 2014
| 12:56 PM
When he last stepped into a ring in his home state, Chad Dawson was riding high.
The light heavyweight from New Haven ran his record to 28-0 when he outlasted Glen Johnson at the XL Center in Hartford on Nov. 7, 2009. Dawson won the interim WBC title,...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 3:58 PM
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez has an “imminent” deal to fight former welterweight world champion Joshua Clottey on Dec. 6 in Houston, boxing officials close to the negotiations told the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday.
The officials were...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 11:19 AM
Floyd Mayweather Jr. has admitted that his so-called reality show was basically one big lie. So the natural assumption to make is that everything the boxing superstar says is untrue, especially when he talks about his desire to fight Manny Pacquiao....
| Sep 23, 2014
| 9:16 AM
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez will return to HBO, Golden Boy Promotions will announce Tuesday morning.
The opponent, date and site for Alvarez's next bout have yet to be fully negotiated. Former welterweight world champion Joshua Clottey is the...