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  1. Boxer Danyelle Wolf strips down - ESPN The Magazine Body Issue

    Morty Ain

    Danyelle Wolf talked with reporter Morty Ain about what it was like to take it all off for ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue and how she tweaks her workouts to whom she's fighting next.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2014
  2. Orlando Cruz still waiting for his dream to come true

    LZ Granderson

    Dreams of an openly gay champion boxer will have to wait after Orlando Cruz lost to bigger and stronger Orlando Salido, LZ Granderson writes.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2013
  3. 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
  4. Scrimmage Slants: St. John's (S) at Brockton

    Brendan Hall

    BROCKTON, Mass. -- The No. 8 Brockton Boxers hosted No. 11 St. John's of Shrewsbury in their annual preseason scrimmage late Monday afternoon, at Marciano Stadium. Since Brockton coach Peter Colombo and St. John's coach John Andreoli -- former te...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  5. Murray realistic, but still believes in upset

    Brian Campbell

    There may not be a more respectful term that can be used to label a boxer than to call him an honest fighter. Typically the term has dual meanings, addressing either a fighter's proclivity to speak a refreshing level of truth when hit with piercin...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  6. Rangers going through the motions

    John Gow

    Rangers are like a boxer working their way through the ranks after a big defeat; incrementally learning new things and gaining confidence until they eventually peak and get another chance to re-take their championship belt. The big difference is t...

    Blog | February 02, 2013
  7. Menelik Watson endured strange journey to Florida State Seminoles...

    David M. Hale

    Menelik Watson, from England by way of Spain, would-be soccer player, would-be basketball player, would-be boxer, somehow has emerged as the starting right tackle for the Florida State Seminoles.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2012
  8. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Women's boxing a huge success

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Katie Taylor gave her vociferous Irish fans a thrill, and Claressa Shields beat down someone twice her age. Yes, the women boxers proved they belong on the biggest stage.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  9. Uganda's women step into the ring

    Nicole Dreon

    Our writer journeyed to East Africa to meet an unlikely group practicing the sweet science.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2011
  10. No. 21 Newton North super in win over Brockton

    Lucas Shapiro

    NEWTON, Mass. -- Having the Brockton Boxers facing off against the Newton North Tigers on Superbowl Sunday was a bit ironic. Similar to the Super Bowl later that evening, there were two renowned programs from different leagues, going at it with bragg...

    Blog | February 06, 2011
  11. A flood of mixed emotions for Twellman

    Gus Martins

    When the implication was made decades ago that boxer Leon Spinks lacked intelligence, comedian Richard Pryor quickly came to the former heavyweight champion's defense, stating the toothless pugilist owed no explanation while succinctly imploring him ...

    Blog | November 04, 2010
  12. No love lost: Clottey-Judah a bout four years in the making

    Tim Smith

    Four years ago, Joshua Clottey laid down the gauntlet and called out Zab Judah to a fight. On Saturday, Clottey will get his wish -- but will it be worth the wait?

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2008
  13. Lloyd and Chalupny key U.S. midfield

    To alleviate the offensive burden, Lori Chalupny and Carli Lloyd must step up for the U.S. in midfield, writes Graham Hays.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2007
  14. Abducted Shiite Iraqi boxer found dead in Baghdad

    The body of a well-known Shiite boxer was found Friday in central Baghdad near the dangerous street where he was kidnapped earlier this week, police said.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2007
  15. Hatton scores goals in ring instead of a pitch

    Thomas Gerbasi

    Ray Hatton hoped his boy would follow him onto the soccer pitch. Instead, Ricky Hatton has scored lofty goals as a boxer.

    Story | Conversation | November 23, 2005
  16. Boxer Bogs says he took amphetamines

    Former Danish boxing star Tom Bogs says he took amphetamines before two key bouts, one against Emile Griffith.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2005