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  1. North Dakota suspends Nicholas Capes for taking dive against Ray ...

    North Dakota's fight commissioner has suspended an Iowa boxer for allegedly taking a dive 13 seconds into a bout against former Minnesota Vikings and Atlanta Falcons defensive end Ray Edwards.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2013
  2. Boxer Orlando Cruz's historic night

    LZ Granderson

    In announcing his sexual orientation, Orlando Cruz decided, albeit indirectly, to carry the weight of a movement on his narrow shoulders, if but for a little while. He also gained at least one new fan.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2012
  3. Minnesota Vikings' Ray Edwards cruises to win in boxing debut

    Vikings defensive end Ray Edwards won his pro boxing debut, a four-round bout that ended with a unanimous decision after he knocked down former amateur kickboxer T.J. Gibson twice.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2011
  4. Ray Edwards of Minnesota Vikings to make boxing debut in May

    With the lockout dragging on, Minnesota Vikings defensive end Ray Edwards is set to make his professional boxing debut at a Minnesota casino.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2011
  5. Ray Edwards is mulling a move from Minnesota Vikings defensive li...

    Brian Campbell

    For years we've been hearing that the American heavyweight scene is losing its best prospects to pro football. With an NFL lockout looming and Ray Edwards feeling restless, boxing may win one back.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2011
  6. Boxing: Bernard Hopkins made comments about Manny Pacquiao recent...

    Jemele Hill

    Turn the tables, and you'll know why Bernard Hopkins was way out of line when he accused Manny Pacquiao of being afraid to take on African-American fighters.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2010
  7. 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
  8. Manny Pacquiao-Joshua Clottey bout set for Cowboys Stadium

    Dan Rafael

    Cowboys Stadium will host Manny Pacquiao's March 13 pay-per-view welterweight title defense against Joshua Clottey.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2010
  9. Election-night wins for Kevin Johnson, Heath Shuler, Sam Wyche; l...

    Basketball's Kevin Johnson became mayor of Sacramento, Calif., while Heath Shuler and Sam Wyche scored victories that had little to do with football Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2008
  10. Notebook: Toney has plenty of choice words for Peter

    Dan Rafael

    There's no love lost between James Toney and Samuel Peter, who will fight Sept. 2 for a No. 1 heavyweight contender shot. Toney, true to form, went further with the profanities, Dan Rafael writes.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2006
  11. Call Tyson 'Mr. Nice Guy'

    Steve Kim

    Mike Tyson's image used to be built on petulance. Now's he being downright nice.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2004