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  1. Oscar Pistorius trial -- Boxer Kevin Lerena recounts gunshot at e...

    Oscar Pistorius asked a friend to take the blame after a pistol was accidentally fired in a Johannesburg restaurant, weeks before the double-amputee runner fatally shot his girlfriend, a witness testified Wednesday at Pistorius' murder trial.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2014
  2. The high-priced underground economy of smuggling champion Cuban b...

    Peter Keating and Brin-Jonathan Butler

    In ESPN The Magazine's Cuba Issue, Peter Keating and Brin-Jonathan Butler write about the high-priced underground economy of smuggling champion boxers out of Cuba.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2014
  3. Boxer Jermain Taylor recovers from brain injury - ESPN The Magazi...

    Carmen R. Thompson

    For ESPN The Magazine, Carmen R. Thompson writes that Jermain Taylor has everyone rooting for him as he mounts a comeback from a brain injury -- some for him to win, some for him to quit.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2013
  4. USA Boxing takes absurd punch at Mike Tyson

    Scoop Jackson

    Mike Tyson might not be wearing a halo, but he did nothing wrong by trying to sign amateur boxers despite USA Boxing's suggestion otherwise, Scoop Jackson writes.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2013
  5. Oracle endures again, cuts America's Cup deficit to 8-6

    Skipper Jimmy Spithill and defending champion Oracle Team USA accelerated off the starting line and stayed ahead of Emirates Team New Zealand to win their fifth straight race and remain alive in the America's Cup on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2013
  6. Five keys to Mexico defeating the United States

    Tom Marshall

    El Tri arrives in Columbus, Ohio, like a dazed boxer almost out on his feet. The disastrous 2-1 loss against Honduras on Friday in the Estadio Azteca led to the firing of Jose Manuel "Chepo" de la Torre and now interim coach Luis Fernando Tena is...

    Blog | September 09, 2013
  7. Top Rank signs two-time Olympian Vasyl Lomachenko

    Dan Rafael

    Two-time Ukrainian Olympic champion Vasyl Lomachenko, one of the greatest amateur boxers in history, is going pro and will be based in the United States after signing a multiyear contract with Top Rank on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2013
  8. Luke Campbell primed for debut

    Dan Rafael

    At the 2012 London Games, Luke Campbell became the first British boxer to win a bantamweight Olympic gold medal in more than 100 years. But when Campbell makes his pro debut, he do so as a lightweight. In the '12 Olympics, the bantamweight limit w...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  9. Boxer Marlen Esparza takes it all off in the 2013 Body Issue - ES...

    Morty Ain

    Boxer Marlen Esparza talks about her experience posing nude in ESPN The Magazine's 2013 Body Issue.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2013
  10. Boxer Juan Manuel Lopez

    Welcome to SportsNation! On Tuesday, we're going inside the boxing ring when Juan Manuel Lopez stops by to chat about his title fight this weekend. Lopez (33-2, 30 KO) takes on Mikey Garcia (31-0, 26 KO) for Garcia's WBO featherweight belt. Americ...

    Chat | June 11, 2013
  11. Olympic boxing drops head guards, changes scoring system

    Olympic boxers will fight without head guards in a pro-style scoring system starting this year after several significant rule changes by the sport's international governing body.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2013
  12. Julian Ramirez sets sights on Golden future

    Nick Peet

    Twenty years ago, the city of Las Vegas played host to a young boxer from East L.A. who would go on to become one of the greatest pound-for-pound champions in boxing history. Oscar De La Hoya collected the fifth win of his professional career by defe...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  13. Arnaldo Mesa dies; won 1996 Olympic Games silver

    Cuban authorities say Olympic silver medalist boxer Arnaldo Mesa has died. He was 46.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2012
  14. Olympian Claressa Shields controls bout at PAL semis

    Olympic champion Claressa Shields stopped Dara Shen in the third round Friday night at the National Police Athletic League semifinals in the women's 165-pound open division.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2012
  15. Boxer Orlando Cruz a 'proud gay man'

    Michael Woods

    Puerto Rican featherweight Orlando Cruz announced to the world that he is gay on Wednesday, becoming the first practicing prizefighter to declare he is homosexual. "I've been fighting for more than 24 years and as I continue my ascendant career, ...

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  16. Manager Al Haymon signs six boxers from United States Olympic tea...

    Dan Rafael

    Six of the nine members of the U.S. Olympic boxing team in London -- Dominic Breazeale, Marcus Browne, Terrell Gausha, Errol Spence Jr., Jamel Herring and Rau'shee Warren -- have signed with manager Al Haymon in recent weeks.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2012