| Aug 26, 2013
| 6:18 PM
It is time for Oscar De La Hoya's two-year checkup. Not the medical kind, the public kind.
It was two years ago this week that boxing's Golden Boy suffered through the longest 18 holes of his life. Golf wasn't the problem. Hooked drives and missed putts...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 6:16 PM
Albert Pujols needs to come through in the clutch, and we're not talking home runs or RBIs here.
Pujols needs to pursue his lawsuit against Jack Clark. Call it slander. Call it defamation of character. But don't call it off.
Last week, Pujols was...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:19 PM
GULLANE, Scotland — It is only golf, but Tiger Woods continues to stir emotions like religion or war, which are often the same thing.
He may be the most polarizing sports figure since Muhammad Ali during the Vietnam War.
Love Tiger or hate him,...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 3:39 PM
The last time Orlando played host to a big-time boxing event was in February of 1989, when over-the-hill and former heavyweight champion George Foreman fought Brazil's Manoel De Almeida in the Atlantis Theater at SeaWorld.
A bloated Foreman could have...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Abner Mares, who won world titles in three divisions in the last two years, is taking on another tough test Aug. 24, and is talking of moving up in weight again.
All that’s missing for the Hawaiian Gardens fighter is the surge of fan interest that...
| May 30, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Indiana's Game 4 win may have stretched the Eastern Conference finals and filled some time before the NBA Finals are supposed to begin and it might have helped the TV ratings. But the Vegas oddsmakers still believe the Miami Heat will prevail in this...
| Jun 26, 2013
When going to the Adidas National Boxing Tournament hosted by the Oxnard Police Activities League this past week, the Heber Sheriff’s Activities League Boxing Club didn’t know what to expect.
What they got was a 13-year-old champion in...
| May 4, 2013
| 9:50 PM
Floyd Mayweather Jr. had been out of the ring for more than a year but there was little rust showing in his 36-year-old body on Saturday night.
Mayweather spent the first couple of rounds at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas sizing up Robert...
| May 6, 2013
| 9:34 AM
Due to technical difficulties, today's chat has been canceled. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Join Times boxing writer Lance Pugmire at 1 p.m. today as he looks back at the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Robert Guerrero fight. The live video chat...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Anthony "A.J." Williams works in science by day and in the sweet science by night.
He's accustomed to the good-natured verbal jabs he takes about his pursuit of a boxing career.
"They actually just make jokes about it all day every day," the 26-year-...
| Mar 23, 2013
It took about 10 minutes of listening to Brad Keselowski to ponder whether NASCAR really appreciates what it has.
First, he can drive. He is no big mouth with nothing to back it up. He is the defending Sprint Cup champion and will try to build on his...