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  • Caitlyn Jenner To Receive ESPN's Ashe Award; Looks To Aid Transgender Movement

    Caitlyn Jenner To Receive ESPN's Ashe Award; Looks To Aid Transgender Movement
    LOS ANGELES — The handsome, muscular Bruce Jenner, whose picture appeared on the Wheaties cereal box the year after he won the Olympic gold medal, is on the cover of Vanity Fair this week, only now as Caitlyn Jenner, an attractive woman in a...
  • Christine M. Flowers: Jenner undeserving of ESPN courage award

    There are as many types of courage as there are personalities and human struggles. There isn't a blueprint with bullet points to follow, although I think we'd all agree that soldiers, police officers and firefighters are entitled to an automatic...
  • Victor Espinoza won't go to sleep on American Pharoah in Belmont

    Victor Espinoza won't go to sleep on American Pharoah in Belmont
    Cool horse, chill rider. Together they could win "Dancing With the Stars." Instead, they are poised to win a Triple Crown, an even rarer occurrence. You have a World Series winner every year, and a World Cup champion every four years. But pretty much no...
  • Marty Sheets dies at 62; Special Olympian was a model of determination

    Marty Sheets dies at 62; Special Olympian was a model of determination
    When Marty Sheets, who was born with Down syndrome, was about 4, a doctor told his parents that he was so disabled he would never even learn to tie his own shoes. Back home, Sheets learned how to do it that same day. "He was a gentle person," said his...
  • Floyd Mayweather Jr.: I'm better than Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Robinson

    Floyd Mayweather Jr.: I'm better than Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Robinson
    It's hard not to be overwhelmingly confident when your last defeat in the ring came at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games, so it makes sense that Floyd Mayweather Jr. sees himself as possibly the greatest boxer of all time. In an interview with ESPN,...
  • Training two favorites for Kentucky Derby is unique for Bob Baffert

    Training two favorites for Kentucky Derby is unique for Bob Baffert
    Bob Baffert stood along the backstretch at Churchill Downs this week as American Pharoah and Dortmund prepared to gallop in front of an adoring morning-workout crowd. Ahmed Zayat, owner of American Pharoah, took up a position to Baffert's immediate...
  • "Argo" subject now battling Parkinson's

    As a career CIA officer, Antonio "Tony" Mendez was a master of disguise. A trained artist, he created counterfeit documents and transformed the looks of clandestine operatives around the world. But after decades of covert missions — most notably,...
  • Longtime Philadelphia sportswriter Stan Hochman dies at 86

    STAN HOCHMAN was a people person. Wrote about them. Cared about them. So it's not surprising the Brooklyn native ended up at the People Paper. Hochman's storied career at the Philadelphia Daily News began when he was hired to cover the Phillies on...
  • 'Canelo' Alvarez vows to bring action Mayweather-Pacquiao didn't

    'Canelo' Alvarez vows to bring action Mayweather-Pacquiao didn't
    Speaking over¬†horns, wails and every other indicator of excitement deep in the heart of Texas, Mexico’s Saul “Canelo” Alvarez wants it known that his HBO-televised fight Saturday against power-puncher James Kirkland will be the real...
  • Oscar De La Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions sues Al Haymon

    Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions announced Tuesday it has filed a lawsuit against rival Al Haymon and his new Premier Boxing Champions series, alleging it violates the Muhammad Ali Boxing Reform Act that prohibits managers functioning as...
  • Mayweather Jr.-Pacquiao fight packs a wallop with hype, excitement

    Mayweather Jr.-Pacquiao fight packs a wallop with hype, excitement
    Women in white fringed bikinis danced onstage, swaying to the drumbeat of a marching band. There were flashing lights and thousands of cheering fans. If Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s arrival at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas this week seemed a bit extreme —...