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  1. R. Rios on the comeback trail

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Featherweight Ronny Rios, a rising contender on the verge of fighting for a world title, suffered an upset fifth-round knockout to Robinson Castellanos in October. Now Rios is on the comeback...

    Blog | February 27, 2015
  2. The 2016 GOP Field Is Shaping Up As Historically Crowded -- And U...

    The field of plausible Republican presidential candidates is -- all the contenders are massed together with about the same level of support. A clear front-runner has yet to emerge. But here's another unusual characteristic of the GOP race so fa...

    Blog | February 27, 2015
  3. Oscar Diaz, badly injured in fight nearly 7 years ago, dead at 32...

    Oscar Diaz, a former welterweight boxing contender whose career ended when he sustained a debilitating brain injury in a fight nearly seven years ago, has died. He was 32.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2015
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  5. Chris Arreola to return from injury for March 13 fight

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight contender Chris Arreola, who had to drop out of a Dec. 11 fight because of a left elbow injury, will make his ring return on March 13 at the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2015
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  7. Avalos: 'Im going to take the belt home'

    Dan Rafael

    Junior featherweight contender Chris Avalos is riding a six-fight winning streak and filled with confidence that he will extend it to seven and bring a world title home to Lancaster, California. Avalos, the mandatory challenger, has traveled to Be...

    Blog | February 27, 2015
  8. Brook, Khan camps in early talks

    Dan Rafael

    When Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao finally agreed to their May 2 megafight, the big loser was welterweight contender Amir Khan. Had the fight not been made, Khan, a former unified junior welterweight titleholder, was a likely next oppone...

    Blog | February 27, 2015
  9. Fury: Retirement looms with loss

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight contender Tyson Fury knows that a win against Christian Hammer on Saturday at the O2 Arena in London will punch his ticket to a world championship shot against the winner of the April 25 fight between champion Wladimir Klitschko and Bryan...

    Blog | February 27, 2015
  10. UEFA closes Liverpool financial fair play probe, Monaco case cont...

    PA Sport

    Five-time European champions Liverpool have been cleared of any breaches of financial fair play but Hull have been fined 145,000 pounds, UEFA has announced. UEFA on Friday ordered further probes into the accounts of Champions League contenders Monaco...

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2015
  11. Five elite teams with something to prove

    Michael Baumann

    Several national title contenders that stumbled out of the gate would like to put the first two weekends behind them.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2015
  12. Fury risking mandatory title shot

    Dan Rafael

    Tyson Fury, the big (6-foot-9, 260 pounds) and brash British heavyweight contender, has a world title shot coming his way in the near future. He is the mandatory challenger for champion Wladimir Klitschko. But rather than wait on that fight, which...

    Blog | February 25, 2015
  13. Wild-Predators Preview

    Wild-Predators Preview

    Preview | February 25, 2015
  14. Herd on ESPN Radio: Show in Review

    ESPN Chicago.com's Nick Friedell delves into Derrick Rose's injury, if the Bulls are title contenders without Rose, the fans' reactions to losing Rose yet again and why Jimmy Butler may not be able to fill Rose's shoes. Friedell ESPN CBB analyst S...

    Blog | Conversation | February 25, 2015
  15. Kentucky Derby Trail 2015 - ESPN.com Top 10 Poll voters week 1

    Our experts rank this week's Top 10 3-Year-Olds

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2015
  16. Power Rankings 2015 - ESPN.com Top 10 Kentucky Derby contenders w...

    Gary West

    Kentucky Derby Power Rankings

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2015
  17. Ryan O'Reilly is the top center to pursue at the trade deadline -...

    Rob Vollman

    With the NHL trade deadline looming on March 2, Rob Vollman examines the centers that could be dealt, and finds that Ryan O'Reilly is the best available -- by far. Will O'Reilly land with a Cup contender or a rebuilding team?

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2015
  18. Brandon Bass' future with Celtics

    Nick Borges

    Brandon Bass could ask for a buyout so he can join a 2015 playoff contender, but he won't do that as he prefers to finish out the season with the Boston Celtics. Bass, set to become a free agent in July, likes playing for head coach Brad Stevens and ...

    Blog | February 25, 2015