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  1. Felix Verdejo named ESPN.com prospect of the year

    Dan Rafael

    For a kid who says he was supposed to be a baseball player, 21-year-old lightweight sensation Felix Verdejo is one helluva boxer. When Verdejo, viewed by many as the next great fighter from the boxing-mad island of Puerto Rico, was 9 years old, he ...

    Story | Conversation | December 24, 2014
  2. Hazard may miss Hammers clash

    PA Sport

    Eden Hazard could be a doubt for Chelsea's Boxing Day clash with West Ham at Stamford Bridge.The playmaker limped off late on in Monday's 2-0 victory over Stoke after a tackle from Jonathan Walters.Oscar will hope for a recall after being left on the...

    Story | Conversation | December 24, 2014
  3. Brighton coach Sami Hyypia resigns Championship

    ESPN Staff

    Championship news

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2014
  4. Scorecard: Stevenson retains title with another KO victory

    Dan Rafael

    A roundup of the past week's notable boxing results from around the world:...

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2014
  5. Boxing: 2014, the Year of Suck

    Rafe Bartholomew

    Ask anyone who follows boxing: 2014 was a terrible year for the sport. Challenge one of the seen-it-all ringside scribes who has observed the sport for decades to come up with a year so chock-full of disgraceful mi...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
  6. Black Christmas: Scandal, Schadenfreude, and the Spectacle of the...

    Tom Carson

    Editor's note: A few hours after this post was published today, Sony announced it was canceling its Christmas Day release of The Interview. Even by Hollywood's impressive standards, Oscar-winning producer Scott Rudin has a rep as a lousy...

    Blog | December 17, 2014
  7. Borussia Monchengladbach 4-1 Werder Bremen

    PA Sport

    Borussia Monchengladbach boosted their goal difference to move above Bayer Leverkusen to third in the Bundesliga on Wednesday night thanks to a 4-1 win over bottom-placed Werder Bremen.Max Kruse, Oscar Wendt, Christoph Kramer and Branimir Hrgota all ...

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2014
  8. The Birdcage

    Mark Harris

    I did not begin 2014 by imagining that the most resonant movie moment of the 12 months to come would be a quiet, resigned stare-down in a bathroom. But it has been that kind of year. Alejandro G. Inarritu's B...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
  9. Real Sociedad 1-1 Athletic Bilbao

    PA Sport

    A second-half equaliser by Athletic Bilbao's Oscar de Marcos denied David Moyes' Real Sociedad a much-needed win in the Basque derby.Carlos Vela's early headed goal got hosts Real Sociedad got off to a dream start and Moyes' side missed several chanc...

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2014
  10. Austin Trout defeats Luis Grajeda

    Brian Campbell

    Four months after he was dropped twice by Daniel Dawson before rallying to snap a two-fight losing skid, Austin Trout completely outclassed Luis Grajeda on Thursday night at the Pechanga Resort and Casino.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2014
  11. Josh Sweat, No. 5 overall prospect in ESPN 300, chooses Florida S...

    Gerry Hamilton

    Josh Sweat, a five-star Class of 2015 defensive end and the fifth-ranked prospect in the ESPN 300, committed to Florida State on Wednesday in a ceremony at Oscar Frommel Smith High in Chesapeake, Virginia.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2014
  12. South African judge rules prosecutors can appeal Oscar Pistorius ...

    South African prosecutors can appeal double-amputee Olympian Oscar Pistorius' acquittal on murder charges for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a judge ruled Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2014
  13. Busy night in Las Vegas for Oscar De La Hoya, Joel Diaz

    Dan Rafael

    It is going to be a very busy boxing day on Saturday in Las Vegas, which is hosting a pair of major fight cards. The HBO-televised card (10 p.m. ET/PT) headlined by the welterweight bout between Timothy Bradley Jr. and Diego Chaves at the Cosmopoli...

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2014
  14. Carlos Martinez of St. Louis Cardinals to wear No. 18 to honor Os...

    St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Carlos Martinez will wear No. 18 next season to honor his late friend and former teammate Oscar Taveras, who died in a car accident in October.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2014
  15. South African prosecutor seeks appeal in Oscar Pistorius case

    A South African prosecutor on Tuesday argued in court for an appeal in the case against Oscar Pistorius, who was acquitted of murder for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2014
  16. Notes: Marcus Browne gets new foe

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Light heavyweight prospect Marcus Browne (12-0, 9 KOs), 24, of Staten Island, New York, who will fight on the Thursday night ESPN2 boxing special (10 ET) at the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Te...

    Blog | December 08, 2014