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  1. Match No. 7 could be Ryder Cup turning point -- golf

    Bob Harig

    Fowler and Walker didn't close the deal in match No. 7, writes's Bob Harig.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2014
  2. Farrell Evans on 'Heavyweight' group -- Golf

    Farrell Evans talks about a controversial USGA grouping

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  3. 2014 U.S. Open -- 'Heavy' hitters take aim at USGA's Pinehurst gr...

    Thursday afternoon's trio at the U.S. Open of Kevin Stadler, Brendon de Jonge and Shane Lowry carried expectations tied to some degree with the USGA's tradition of having fun with the grouping process.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2014
  4. The World Will Never Stop Paying Tribute to Arturo Gatti and Mick...

    Eric Raskin

    Provided clinch-happy heavyweight champ Wladimir Klitschko isn't involved, it's rare that the lasting image from a boxing match is that of a hug. But a hug is precisely what I picture when the subject of the third and final fight between Arturo Gatti...

    Blog | October 18, 2013
  5. About Last Weekend: Heat Wave Continues

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy trying to remember Della Reese's name (it's Della Reese), here's what you missed in sports last weekend. Despite an off night from LeBron James, his Miami Heat got their 18th consecutive win, 105-91, over the Indiana Pacers...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  6. Ex-heavyweight champ Corrie Sanders, 46, shot dead; upset Wladimi...

    Former heavyweight champion Corrie Sanders has died after being shot by robbers at a restaurant during a family celebration. He was 46.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2012
  7. Rory McIlroy has 1-shot lead at Deutsche Bank

    Rory McIlroy overcame back-to-back bogeys to post another 6-under 65 and take a 1-shot lead at the Deutsche Bank Championship.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2012
  8. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Iranian duo wins gold, silver in weightli...

    Iran ruled the final event of the Olympic weightlifting competition, winning gold and silver medals in a super heavyweight battle that Germany's defending champion left after a 432-pound barbell crashed down on his neck.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2012
  9. Fighter Dan Henderson's sis on golf show

    Laura Lane

    You wouldn't expect MMA fighter Dan Henderson to be much of a golf fan. After all, the 2011 Strikeforce light heavyweight champion and Pride middleweight and welterweight title holder spends most of his time in grueling combat -- a far cry from the s...

    Blog | May 08, 2012
  10. Open Championship field bruised, battered by Mother Nature

    Gene Wojciechowski

    Saturday at the Open Championship -- where Darren Clarke leads by a shot -- saw Mother Nature dish out some harsh punishment. Here's hoping Sunday follows suit, writes's Gene Wojciechowski.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2011
  11. Trevor Bayne making other young athletes proud

    Keith Hawkins

    Trevor Bayne is a 20-year-old winner of the Daytona 500 but he's not the only young athlete to find success. Here are a few others: Boxing: Mike Tyson won the heavyweight title at the age of 20 in 1986. Golf: Johnny McDermott won a PGA Tour event (a...

    Blog | Conversation | February 21, 2011
  12. Talks for Wladimir Klitschko-David Haye fight fall through over s...

    Dan Rafael

    Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko and titleholder David Haye, on the verge of a deal for the biggest heavyweight fight in years, will go their separate ways again after talks fell apart Wednesday, Bernd Boente, Klitschko's manager, told

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2011
  13. Heavyweight champion boxer Ingemar Johansson buried in Sweden

    Six members of Ingemar Johansson's amateur boxing club carried the former heavyweight champion's casket from a packed memorial on Friday, a sign on a garland of flowers reading "Once a Champ, always a Champ."

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2009
  14. Former heavyweight title winner Ingemar Johansson dies

    Ingemar Johansson, the Swede who stunned the boxing world by knocking out Floyd Patterson to win the heavyweight title in 1959, has died, a longtime friend said Saturday. Johansson was 76.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2009
  15. Klitschko brothers spurred on by the other's achievements

    Brian Doogan

    Never before have two brothers ruled the heavyweight roost simultaneously. Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko would like to change that. Elder brother Vitali will hold destiny in his hands when he steps into the ring against titlist Sam Peter on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2008
  16. Oldies trying to prove they're still good

    Don Steinberg

    Most of the over-40 heavyweights are not planning on going gently into that good fight. Don Steinberg takes a look at who's on the senior circuit and where they're going from here.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2007