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  1. Bad Blood to finally be decided

    Steve Kim

    Oscar De La Hoya and Fernando Vargas are very different, but who's gonna win?

    AssociateStory | September 10, 2002
  2. Germany to step up doping and match-fixing laws

    Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent

    Germany news

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2014
  3. 2013 ESPN prospect of the year: Vasyl Lomachenko

    Dan Rafael

    Ukraine's Vasyl Lomachenko, a superb amateur who is now on the cusp of a title shot in his second pro fight, is ESPN's 2013 prospect of the year.

    Story | Conversation | December 31, 2013
  4. McMann: I want to be No. 1

    Brett Okamoto

    Fans of the UFC who perhaps didn't paid attention to female martial arts before have all learned a little something in 2013 -- women fight pretty hard. Two female bouts have taken place in the Octagon this year, and both stole the show. Ronda ...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  5. 2012 London Olympics -- U.S. fighter Paige McPherson beats Britis...

    American taekwondo fighter Paige McPherson knocked out British world champion Sarah Stevenson in the first round of the women's 67-kilogram division at the London Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2012
  6. Queen Underwood awarded berth in 2012 London Olympics

    After a few weeks of uneasy waiting, Queen Underwood learned she'll get to fight for an Olympic medal.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2012
  7. IOC says it will not give up on doping rule overturned by CAS

    Declaring "this is not the end of the story," the IOC said Thursday it will fight to restore its Olympic doping rule for future games after a court overturned American gold medalist LaShawn Merritt's ban from competing in London next year.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2011
  8. Women's World Cup -- For Japan, an emotional victory over Sweden

    Joanne C. Gerstner

    A 3-1 win over Sweden puts Japan in the World Cup final for the first time and gives the still-recovering country something to feel good about.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2011
  9. LaTonya King and Monaya Patterson fight toward London

    Dana Beck

    Women's boxing will be reinstated in the 2012 Olympics and the U.S. has a pair of power-punching sisters, LaTonya King and Monaya Patterson, battling to make the team in separate weight classes.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2011
  10. IOC, Jacques Rogge calls for effort to fight game-fixing, betting...

    Sports federations need to join the fight against game-fixing and other betting scams if they want to be part of the Olympics, IOC president Jacques Rogge said Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2010
  11. Polar opposites Floyd Mayweather, Shane Mosley set to collide in ...

    Dan Rafael

    Shane Mosley is affable. Floyd Mayweather isn't. That alone has fueled interest and polarized fans ahead of their showdown.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2010
  12. France's Pierrick Fedrigo claims Criterium International; Lance ...

    Russell Downing of Britain has won the second stage of the Criterium International, with Tour de France winners Lance Armstrong and Alberto Contador finishing in a trailing pack.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2010
  13. Dan Rafael: Daniel Jacobs is ESPN.com's Prospect of the Year

    Dan Rafael

    We've seen the future and, if his showings in '09 are any indication, the future is looking bright for '09 standout Daniel Jacobs.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2009
  14. America's Cup: Alinghi offers Australia as venue

    America's Cup holder Alinghi is offering to race rival BMW Oracle in the Pacific Ocean off Australia next February.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2009
  15. America's Cup rivals Alinghi, BMW Oracle Racing headed back to co...

    Bitter America's Cup rivals BMW Oracle Racing of San Francisco and Alinghi of Switzerland are heading back to a New York court in a fight over rules for their showdown next year in giant multihulls.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2009
  16. Butterflier Nick D'Arcy to be allowed to swim for Australia

    Butterfly swimmer Nick D'Arcy, convicted of assault following a barroom fight last year, will be allowed to compete for Australia after August, Swimming Australia said Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2009