| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Having already played the corner man to one of the greatest boxers of all-time, Jamie Foxx looks ready to get back in the ring to portray one of the most recognizable boxers and sports figures of this generation.
Sources tell Variety that Foxx is...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Jamie Foxx may be preparing to step into the ring to play Mike Tyson in an upcoming biopic, and he has none other than the ex-champ himself in his corner.
Tyson, 48, recently told the Mirror that he has been discussing making a movie about his...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 3:59 PM
Pat Summitt may be on the way to receiving the Congressional Gold Medal, but Sally Ride has a way to go.
Many are recommended for Congress' highest civilian honor, but only a handful receive it.
Still, it's been awarded to a heart surgeon, a comedian,...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:10 PM
Former British Open champion Tony Jacklin took a leaf out of Muhammad Ali's book on Wednesday by declaring that Tiger Woods could be ready to shock the golfing world at this week's British Open.
Many pundits have written off the 38-year-old American's...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 4:32 AM
In the early morning hours of Nov. 21, 1942, less than a year after the United States was thrust into World War II, the latest edition of The Hartford Courant hit the streets of a city wondering how one of its own fared on the biggest stage in sports....
| Mar 26, 2014
| 4:47 PM
In the 1940s, we lived in the country. Every Sunday, after Mass, before we drove home, my father bought the Hartford Courant from a young man selling them from a stack on the wide asphalt expanse in front of church. My brother and I weren't allowed to...
| May 6, 2014
| 9:22 PM
Won world heavyweight title in 1968
Jimmy Ellis, 74, who beat Jerry Quarry to become World Boxing Assn. heavyweight champion in 1968 and fought the era's best fighters including his friend, Muhammad Ali, died Tuesday at a hospital in...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 7:18 PM
What are the Top 10 strangest sports endorsements of all time? There's quite a list to choose from. Here's our quick Top 10 list ...
10. Joe DiMaggio – Mr. Coffee
Having a former baseball player promote a new coffee maker might not seem so out...
| Apr 4, 2014
Alexai Galaviz-Budziszewski is not the kind of man who lives in the past. He's happiest while working on motorcycles in the garage of his house in Berwyn, where he lives with his wife and two children, or working as a counselor for high school students...
| May 17, 2014
| 10:38 PM
Boxing is back at the Forum, and Juan Manuel Marquez — 13-0 in that historic venue — is back in a familiar spot.
Ready to fight Manny Pacquiao for a fifth time… maybe.
Marquez beat Mike Alvarado by unanimous decision Saturday...
| May 16, 2014
| 5:16 PM
No matter what happens Saturday night when Juan Manuel Marquez squares off against Mike Alvarado in a welterweight title-elimination bout on HBO, their fight is already a remarkable comeback story.
Not necessarily a comeback for them, mind you, but...