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  1. Collins: Roseland Ballroom's long history won't end without one l...

    Nigel Collins

    Boxing is frequently one of the last attractions to play a faded nightspot. Prize fighting would never have been tolerated during Roseland's early years, but down the homestretch, boxing was a perfect fit.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2014
  2. The delusion of boxing

    Nigel Collins

    Guillermo Rigondeaux may be one of the finest boxers plying his craft today, but the slick junior featherweight titlist lacks "something extra" to hook contemporary fight fans.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2014
  3. ESPN's No. 8 superfight: Evander Holyfield-George Foreman

    Nigel Collins

    It's boom times for boxing, with one of the sport's finest years in recent memory barely two-thirds finished and a handful of blockbusters still to come before the calendar flips again. With Floyd Mayweather Jr. defending his pound-for-pound crown...

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2013
  4. Stuck in the no-man's-land between cruiser and heavyweight

    Nigel Collins

    Eddie Chambers peered through the small gap between his raised gloves as he retreated, his back brushing the ropes as he sidestepped, first to the left and then to his right. He'd already abandoned any thought of winning, but there were less than thr...

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2013
  5. Rethinking boxing's PEDs problem and solutions

    Nigel Collins

    With fighters and suppliers always a step ahead of those who test for performance-enhancing drugs, less -- not more -- regulation may be a necessary evil to address, if not solve, boxing's steroids conundrum.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2013
  6. Boxing's imperfect marriage: trainer and fighter

    Nigel Collins

    The complex and multifaceted relationship between fighter and trainer is far from an exact science. But when meshed properly, a helpless cause can turn into a triumph.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2013