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  2. First Cup: Thursday

    Henry Abbott

    George Willis of the New York Post: "Amar'e Stoudemire has been the unquestioned leader of the Knicks since he arrived here last summer and pronounced, 'the Knicks are back.' ... The worst thing that could happen to the Knicks is for any of that to d...

    Blog | February 24, 2011
  3. AFC East headlines: Rhodes cross

    Tim Graham

    New York Jets George Willis of the New York Post writes "Kerry Rhodes and Rex Ryan insist they are on the same page, but that's a lot like saying Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren are still married." Rhodes snapped on defensive backs coach Dennis ...

    Blog | December 11, 2009
  4. George Willis: Promoters, civic leaders downplay danger to fight ...

    George Willis

    With violence raging in Mexico and Top Rank promoting Saturday's "Latin Fury" in Tijuana, promoter Bob Arum and civic leaders are doing their best to reassure fight fans of their safety.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2009
  5. Oscar & Co. not concerned about dueling events

    George Willis

    Oscar De La Hoya is serious about entering the MMA fray and is ready to turn the fight world on its head. But is he turning his back on the sport that made him famous? George Willis explores.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2009
  6. Dana White keen on bringing UFC to New York

    George Willis

    UFC President Dana White knows MMA isn't for everybody. But with a sagging economy, numerous city and state budget cuts and an ever-growing throng of supporters in New York, what better time to take a bite out of the Big Apple than in '09?

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2009
  7. UFC out to attract the African-American market

    George Willis

    With the help of the UFC, fighters such as Rashad Evans and Quinton Jackson are doing their part to tap into the African-American market.

    Story | Conversation | December 26, 2008
  8. What to look for in De La Hoya-Pacquiao

    George Willis

    Worried about the high price tag for Saturday's big fight? "The Dream Match" is an industrial-sized fight in a financially strapped economy, but those willing to splurge will be in for a treat, writes George Willis.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2008
  9. Paulie Malignaggi fit for clash with Ricky Hatton

    George Willis

    Remember Paulie Malignaggi's last fight -- the snoozer in May when he scraped by Lovemore N'Dou? Well, the Magic Man wants to erase it from your memory, and he's promising something special against Ricky Hatton on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2008
  10. Fit Faber focused on task at hand against Brown

    George Willis

    To the concerned fight fan who feels the postponement of WEC 36 did Urijah Faber more harm than good: Faber wants you to know that though he could have used the payday, he didn't mind the time off, writes George Willis.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2008
  11. Turf war: Boardwalk brawlers fight for the right to call A.C. hom...

    George Willis

    Atlantic City used to belong to Bernard Hopkins -- until Kelly Pavlik and crew took up shop in Boardwalk Hall for three consecutive fights. Who will the crowd stand by on Saturday?

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2008
  12. De La Hoya, Pacquiao play Lady Liberty by singing each other's pr...

    George Willis

    Just because the circus is in town doesn't mean the animals have to perform. George Willis looks at a festive yet civilized kickoff to the Oscar De La Hoya-Manny Pacquiao media tour.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2008
  13. Saying goodbye to promising young fighter Vargas

    George Willis

    At just 20, Ronney Vargas had a fitness coach, a manager, a budding career and the world at his feet. Now, the three-time Golden Gloves champion is gone, leaving behind a torn family and shattered dreams.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2008
  14. Stann fighting his way up the ranks inside the cage

    George Willis

    Think maintaining an undefeated record inside the cage is a difficult assignment? Try leading a platoon into combat the way light heavyweight champion Brian Stann has in Iraq.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2008
  15. When Cotto and Margarito meet in the ring, it's the fans who win

    George Willis

    Miguel Cotto's welterweight title defense against Antonio Margarito is a fight that conjures memories of boxing's good old days, writes George Willis.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2008
  16. With every fight, Ward gaining valuable experience inside the rin...

    George Willis

    Despite winning a gold medal at the 2004 Olympic Games, Andre Ward's development has been a steady climb. Has the promising Olympian made a full transition from the amateur ranks?

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2008
  17. Clothing company Affliction throwing its hat into the MMA cage

    George Willis

    Affliction, the clothing company turned MMA promotional outfit, is serious about giving the UFC and EliteXC a run for their money -- and by bringing big-name fighters into the mix, it's going about it the right way.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2008