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  1. Golovkin-Rubio: 'Muchas Gracias; Champion'

    Rafe Bartholomew

    Gennady Golovkin, perhaps the best middleweight boxer in the world, is an athlete you want to share with people. Watching his fights in person or on TV, you get the sense that you're witnessing something special, from the splendiferous, gol...

    Blog | October 21, 2014
  2. ‘The Knick’ Trailer: Steven Soderbergh and Clive Owen...

    Zach Dionne

    In my dim awareness of The Knick prior to our summer TV preview, I imagined Steven Soderbergh's 10-episode Cinemax project as either (a) an action-packed period piece with Clive Owen playing a badass/boxer/hit man called the Knick, or (b) a...

    Blog | June 17, 2014
  3. Superman’s Kryptonite

    Bryan Curtis

    Here we go with the main eee-vent of the eee-vening ...; Fighting out of the red corner, the champion: a boxer who served 20 long months in prison ...; convicted of crimes against women that will make you cringe ...; the be...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  4. Ruslan Provodnikov: The Siberian Rocky in Brighton Beach

    Bryan Curtis

    A boxer may threaten to break you physically, mentally, contractually. He may threaten to break you, full stop. Ruslan Provodnikov, the Siberian WBO light welterweight champion, announced late last year, on Twitter, a kind of linguistic variation: He...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  5. Paulie Malignaggi and Truth-Telling in Boxing

    Rafe Bartholomew

    Boxing's great gadfly sells out. Is that so bad?

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2013
  6. Remembering Mandela, the Boxer

    Keegan Hamilton

    With Nelson Mandela's death yesterday at age 95, the world lost not only a champion of equality, freedom, and democracy, but also an all-time great boxing philosopher and aficionado. Beyond his political career and achievements in human rights, Mande...

    Blog | December 06, 2013
  7. Pacquiao-Rios and the Philippines

    Rafe Bartholomew

    Manny's resurrection in Macau and its meaning in the Philippines.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2013
  8. The life and career of 'Machete Kills' star Danny Trejo

    Amos Barshad

    The Machete Kills star has lived a million lives — from prisoner to boxer to addict to day player to leading man — and come back stronger every time.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2013
  9. The life of former prep-to-pro NBA player Korleone Young

    Jonathan Abrams

    Korleone Young had a chance to be the next prep-to-pro NBA success story, like KG, Kobe, and T-Mac before him. But his NBA career lasted all of 15 minutes. Today, struggling and living in Kansas, he's trying to put his life back together.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2013
  10. Canelo Alvarez and the search for the next Oscar De La Hoya

    Jay Caspian Kang

    Canelo Alvarez and the search for the next Oscar De La Hoya.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2013
  11. The Most Depressing Allen Iverson YouTube Cameo of 2013 & We Hope...

    Rafe Bartholomew

    Your first impulse might be to put your face in your hands and weep. That's not far from how I felt upon seeing Allen Iverson's cameo in About Billions, a web documentary series on the life of Cincinnati boxer Adrien Broner, who beat Paulie Malignagg...

    Blog | June 25, 2013
  12. How to Beat Floyd Mayweather

    Eric Raskin

    With apologies to Bernard Hopkins, Richard Alpert, and the girls of Lee High School, everybody gets old. The notion of an athlete growing old "overnight" is mostly a myth; it almost always occurs gradually. In the case of boxers, sure, one punch can ...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  13. Michael Bay attempts to go Coen brothers with Pain & Gain

    Wesley Morris

    Michael Bay attempts to go Coen brothers with Pain & Gain.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2013
  14. Victor Ortiz to Have the Smoothest Face on Dancing With the Stars...

    Eric Raskin

    According to the New York Daily News, "sources" say boxer Victor Ortiz will be among the contestants on the next season of Dancing With The Stars. Does this sound like reputable information that Grantland should be repeating without further confirmat...

    Blog | February 12, 2013
  15. We Went There: Gennady Golovkin vs. Gabriel Rosado

    Rafe Bartholomew

    Gennady Golovkin, the middleweight champion boxer from Kazakhstan, has entered a strange stage in his career. He is still largely unknown to the American audience, but he has been so wildly hyped within the boxing community that one almost expects hi...

    Blog | January 21, 2013
  16. The B.S. Report: Guest Host Adam Carolla With Mike Tyson

    Bill Simmons

    Bill turns over the B.S. Report to guest host Adam Carolla, who conducts an intimate interview with legendary boxer Mike Tyson. To listen to this podcast, you can download it on iTunes here or go to the ESPN.com PodCenter here. Previously on ...

    Blog | January 17, 2013