| Feb 16, 2015
| 4:05 PM
Once upon a time, not long ago, there were two boxers named Manny and Floyd. Their fairy tale story is much like that of "The Three Little Pigs," because it features lots of huffing and puffing.
To date, we still have no idea if any houses will get...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 5:20 AM
In 35 years of writing about the games people play, two teams the early-2000s Twins and the 2009 Vikings have risen above all others in providing the combination of on-field thrills and off-field personality and intrigue that should be classified as...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 5:20 PM
The parallels between Evel Knievel and Johnny Knoxville are hard to miss, from their willingness to break bones to their talent in marketing them.
It’s one reason why Knoxville agreed to produce and star in “Being Evel,” Oscar-winner...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 1:50 PM
A deal apparently is in the eyes of the beholder.
By the standards of Manny Pacquiao’s promoter, Bob Arum, a long-awaited super-fight between Pacquiao and unbeaten Floyd Mayweather Jr. is but a signature away.
“We’re all done,”...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 5:51 PM
Boxing is about to embark on yet another Easter egg hunt for its elusive heavyweight division.
Does it still exist? Who is the champion? Where have you gone, Joe Louis? A nation turns its lonely eyes to you.
The most recent search will take place at...
| Jan 28, 2015
It is Monday morning and snowing lightly as the end of civilization slowly meanders up the coast.
I am working from home this day, not because I am considered non-essential, which I am, but because I am a veteran of Hartford traffic and know that if you...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 1:43 PM
Nueva York, 20 ene (EFEUSA).- El boxeador Mike Tyson debutará en el mundo de la música de la mano nada menos que de Madonna, pues colaborará en la canción "Iconic", que se incluirá en "Rebel Heart", el próximo disco de la polifacética artista, que...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 3:00 AM
Mike Tyson slips off his black leather jacket and takes a white homing pigeon from Luthor Nelson's hands. The former boxer — and pigeon fancier — easily tosses it up with one hand. Then he helps open four wooden crates that hold 99 more of the...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 11:15 PM
Before the fight, heavyweight champion Bermane (Be Ware) Stiverne told the world that, after his title defense against Deontay Wilder, the sports world would never hear about Wilder again. It may be the other way around.
In a small step back into the...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 7:33 AM
Dogs aren't the only animals that vie for best in show. Hundreds of breeds of pigeons compete in their own version of the Westminster show, strutting on long, thick legs or fluttering curly, lacy feathers in their bid to be best bird.
These pigeons aren'...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 1:11 PM
The Patriots were one Marshawn Lynch run away from a devastating Super Bowl loss. Or so most people thought.
But the Seahawks, with the ball at the 1-yard line, instead passed the ball, the Patriots intercepted and won the game. Just like that.