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  1. Things we learned on Saturday

    Brian Campbell

    NEW YORK -- After a tripleheader of action at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, here are five things we learned about victories from Danny Garcia, Lamont Peterson and Danny Jacobs on Saturday night. 1. Absolutely nothing In one of the most one-s...

    Blog | August 10, 2014
  2. Daniel Jacobs goes for title in his hometown

    Dan Rafael

    In 2010, cancer nearly ended Danny Jacobs' promising career -- along with his life. On Saturday, he'll fight for a world title in his native Brookly, New York against Jarrod Fletcher.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2014
  3. D1 South: Xaverian 12, Needham 9

    Scott Barboza

    NEEDHAM, Mass. - Nick Shaw finished what Lukas Buckley started. Buckley, a junior attack for Xaverian lacrosse, started Friday night's Division 1 South sectional semifinal with points on each of the Hawks' first three goals against Needham. But af...

    Blog | June 07, 2014
  4. Publicist Swanson wins via TKO1

    Michael Woods

    Some of her colleagues were chuckling post-fight, as the publicist to Bernard Hopkins and Floyd Mayweather was interviewed by the boxing writer, and being asked how she felt getting a win in her fighting debut. But nobody was chuckling about Kelly...

    Blog | November 16, 2013
  5. Meet Golden Boy boxers today

    Michael Woods

    Attention Brooklynites, and fight fans beyond the five boroughs: Pugilists Paul Malignaggi, the former junior welter and welterweight titlist, and current Showtime analyst, and contender-on-the-cusp of a title shot, Danny Jacobs of Park Slope, will b...

    Blog | September 29, 2013
  6. Yormark wants Mayweather in Brooklyn

    Michael Woods

    The word out of Las Vegas, ahead of Saturday's clash between Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez, is that the scene is hectic and electric. Promoter Golden Boy is expecting the clash to draw the most pay-per-view revenue ever, surpassing the $132 mil...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  7. Jacobs wins by TKO over Lorenzo

    Michael Woods

    Daniel Jacobs appeared to be back in peak form in the main event at the Best Buy Theater in Manhattan on Monday night. In the third, he hurt opponent Giovanni Lorenzo with a counter right, followed up with flurries and had Lorenzo pitching face-fi...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  8. Jacobs fights for title shot, more

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight Daniel Jacobs is in that in-between place where many young fighters often find themselves. He has been around a bit too long -- he turned pro in 2007 and was ESPN.com's prospect of the year back in 2009 -- and has a bit too much experien...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  9. Jacobs, Lorenzo make weight

    Michael Woods

    Danny Jacobs and Giovanni Lorenzo both made weight Sunday afternoon, so it looks like we're a go for the Monday clash between the middleweights at the Best Buy Theater in New York City. Jacobs (25-1, 22 KOs), 26, the Brownsville native who kicked ...

    Blog | August 18, 2013
  10. Could we see Jacobs vs. Quillin?

    Michael Woods

    Danny Jacobs will headline an Aug. 19 show in New York, and if he gets a "W" in that one, chatter will accelerate about his next opponents. In the middleweight division, possible targets will include people near and dear to the Brownsville-born boxer...

    Blog | August 13, 2013
  11. Main event gig nearly made Jacobs cry

    Michael Woods

    The news that he was headlining the first Golden Boy show at the Best Buy Theater in Manhattan, on Aug. 19, didn't drive Danny Jacobs to tears ... but it came darn close. The 26-year-old middleweight contender will meet Giovanni Lorenzo, a perenni...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  12. Danny Jacobs to headline Aug. 19 in NYC

    Michael Woods

    Middleweight Danny Jacobs takes a step up in competition when he meets Giovanni Lorenzo, a three-time world title challenger, on Aug. 19 at the Best Buy Theater in Times Square, NYC. The featured bout between the comeback-from-cancer kid Jacobs, a 26...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  13. Yormark: Long Island boxing can be terrific

    Michael Woods

    Madison Square Garden can certainly boast about their pugilistic legacy. Yes, it could be argued that they are in flux, as they might have to rebuild the building to comply with the New York City Planning Commission's order to improve Penn Station...

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  14. Yormark: Boxing would be key in Coliseum

    Michael Woods

    Brooklyn is a busy borough, one that brings plenty of attributes to the table. Long Island doesn't have that same cachet, and so I wonder if the Barclays Center crew could in fact replicate their success in Brooklyn on the island. During a rece...

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  15. Danny Jacobs gets TKO at Barclays

    Michael Woods

    Danny Jacobs looked sharp in taking out Keenan Collins in round four at Barclays Center Saturday night. The Brownsville-born middleweight was putting combos together from the start on Collins, a Pennsylvania fighter. Now living in Park Slope, Jaco...

    Blog | April 28, 2013
  16. Garcia too strong for Judah in BK

    Michael Woods

    Danny Garcia and Zab Judah were in each others' faces leading up to their Saturday clash at Barclays Center, to the extent that they were kept separate for the weigh-in Friday. They sorted it out in the ring in Brooklyn, and the fighter from Philly b...

    Blog | April 28, 2013