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  1. Roc Nation Sports tabs David Itskowitch to lead boxing venture

    Dan Rafael

    Roc Nation Sports, the agency founded by music superstar Jay Z in April 2013, quickly made its mark in athlete representation and now plans to bring its muscle to boxing as a promoter.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2014
  2. Muhammad Ali's gloves used in first Sonny Liston fight sell at au...

    Dan Rafael

    The boxing gloves that Muhammad Ali wore when he won the world heavyweight championship for the first time sold at auction for $836,500 on Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2014
  3. Floyd Mayweather Jr. tops Forbes list of money makers

    The world's highest-paid athlete is in jail. The guy in second place just lost a title fight, and the man who held the distinction for a decade is now third.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2012
  4. Andy Pettitte, Peyton Manning, Jamie Moyer, Sergio Martinez, Rand...

    Jeff MacGregor

    Maybe it's just spring fever, but something strange is happening in sports. Andy Pettitte, Peyton Manning, Jason Kidd and other graybeards are defying the aging process.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2012
  5. New York Daily News sports cartoonist Bill Gallo dies

    Bill Gallo, a cartoonist and columnist for the New York Daily News, whose playful characters included that of New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner as General Von Steingrabber, has died. He was 88.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2011
  6. Report: Scientists find connection between head injuries, Lou Geh...

    Scientists have found evidence connecting head injuries in athletes to Lou Gehrig's disease, according to a report to air on HBO's "Real Sports" on Tuesday night.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2010
  7. Brawl at Yankee Stadium generates big ratings

    The first fight at Yankee Stadium in more than three decades generated the highest rating of the year for HBO.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2010
  8. Two New York Yankees picking Miguel Cotto to win Stadium fight

    A couple of Yankees are picking Miguel Cotto to win Saturday's fight at Yankee Stadium.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2010
  9. Foreman, Cotto set to break in Yankee Stadium

    Hundreds of fans turned out on a humid Friday afternoon to get a peek at what Yankee Stadium will look like when boxing makes its return after more than three decades.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2010
  10. Stadium makes Foreman-Cotto a must-see

    Dan Rafael

    Your weekly random thoughts … • I've been a lifelong New York Yankees fan. Growing up in upstate New York, I remember when my mother announced we were getting cable television in the late 1970s. The primary reason: so that...

    Blog | June 02, 2010
  11. Mike Tyson is an open book

    Wallace Matthews

    In baring his soul for an interview, Mike Tyson shows why he's still must-see TV.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2010
  12. Wladimir Klitschko makes hay, but not in the States

    Don Steinberg

    What is it about the skilled and engaging heavyweight champion that makes U.S. fans ... yawn? Wladimir Klitschko has everything going for him heading into Saturday's fight against Eddie Chambers -- except Americans' attention.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2010
  13. Yankee Stadium clears date for potential Yuri Foreman-Miguel Cott...

    Boxing is one step closer to returning to Yankee Stadium.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2010
  14. Athletes work to find family and friends in Haiti

    The devastating earthquake that hit Haiti on Tuesday has athletes of Haitian descent scrambling to locate friends and relatives still on the island.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2010
  15. 10 greatest patriotic moments in U.S. sports

    Check out our list of the top 10 patriotic moments in U.S. sports.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2009
  16. Boxing could be coming to new Yankee Stadium

    Promotional giant Top Rank and Yankees officials alluded Thursday to the possibility of staging the first-ever fight at the new, $1.5 billion Bronx ballpark.

    Story | Conversation | September 10, 2009