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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. Pat Summerall obituary -- Voice of football won't fade

    Steve Wulf

    Longtime broadcaster Pat Summerall's voice will never fade, even in death, writes Steve Wulf.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2013
  3. The 33 best streaks in sports history

    Doug Williams

    After seeing the Los Angeles Lakers' winning streak come to an end at 33 games in 1972, forward Jim McMillian said NBA fans had seen something special. "We just finished a streak that I don't believe any other team is going to break," he told the ...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  4. Douglas-Tyson among 10 best upsets ever

    ESPN Stats & Information

    Monday marks the 23rd anniversary of Buster Douglas' thunderous, stunning win over the vastly favored Mike Tyson in Tokyo. And although it was a match of many myths, one thing's for certain: It was one of sports' greatest upsets. Here's a look at,...

    Blog | February 11, 2013
  5. Andrade unfazed by game of musical foes

    Michael Woods

    His original foe for "Friday Night Fights" backed out Monday, the replacement foe backed out Tuesday, and the replacement's replacement finally was cemented on Wednesday afternoon, two days before Demetrius Andrade was to glove up at Mohegan Sun Casi...

    Blog | February 09, 2012
  6. Hidden gem in FNF season debut?

    Michael Woods

    I like Dyah Davis over Alfonso Lopez because of Davis' superior athleticism in the main event in tonight's "Friday Night Fights" 2012 debut. But I also like the Steven Martinez-Denis Douglin junior middleweight scrap to be a strong candidate to steal...

    Blog | January 06, 2012
  7. Chris Jones on fans using the word "we"

    Chris Jones

    The most overused term in sports.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2011
  8. New York Giants running back Brandon Jacobs playing it safe

    Jane McManus

    The thought of remaining idle during a possible NFL lockout had Giants running back Brandon Jacobs considering a new sport. But after weighing the risks of injury, Jacobs decided he won't be tossing his hat into the ring -- boxing ring that is.

    Blog | Conversation | March 08, 2011
  9. Deal completed to bring the first fight to Yankee Stadium in more...

    A deal has been completed to bring the first fight to Yankee Stadium in more than three decades.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2010
  10. Juan Manuel Lopez, Yuriorkis Gamboa on collision course

    Dan Rafael

    Juan Manuel "JuanMa" Lopez did his part to keep a showdown with Yuriorkis Gamboa alive by dominating Steven Luevano over seven rounds on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2010
  11. 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
  12. Brandon Jacobs of New York Giants to pursue boxing management car...

    Brandon Jacobs isn't waiting until his NFL playing days are over before deciding what he wants to do next.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2009
  13. Fan voting continues through July 12 for ESPYS

    Tiger Woods, Tom Brady, Kobe Bryant and Alex Rodriguez are the contenders for best male athlete as the ESPY nominees have been announced.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2008
  14. Lee going in Wright direction

    Dan Rafael

    Your weekly random thoughts ... • You have to love the guts of Emanuel Steward, who trains and manages rising middleweight star Andy Lee (15-0, 12 KOs) of Ireland. He has as much faith in Lee as any young fighter he's ever been invol...

    Blog | February 12, 2008
  15. The 'Boxing Predictor' predicts the Super Bowl winner

    Bert Randolph Sugar

    Bert Sugar knows who will win the Super Bowl. How, you ask? Easy: by studying boxing results.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2008
  16. Can Jones be serious?

    Dan Rafael

    The return of your weekly random thoughts ... • If you've been following the rhetoric from Roy Jones during the buildup to his fight Saturday night against Felix Trinidad, Jones is predicting a fourth-round knockout and talking about...

    Blog | January 15, 2008