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  1. Recap: No. 8 St. John's Prep 14, No. 9 Brockton 6

    Jeff Cox

    BROCKTON, Mass. -- Coaches often talk about the importance of starting fast and finishing strong. St. John's Prep epitomized that mindset on Friday night at Rocky Marciano Stadium as the Eagles scored on their first and last drives of the night to sl...

    Blog | September 13, 2014
  2. Collins: Success doesn't come easy in the U.S. for British fighte...

    Nigel Collins

    My dog pulled on his leash, eager to sniff the next lamppost, when I stopped to stare at the billboard across the street. "SEE IT ON FILM NOW! ROCKY MARCIANO vs. DON COCKELL" read the huge advertisement, which also promised that the "ACTION THRILLS I...

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2014
  3. What is Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s zero worth?

    Nigel Collins

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. holds his undefeated record to be self-evident of his greatness, but his "zero" is just a number. In truth, it is an epic struggle -- or even a loss -- that could elevate his greatness to legend.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2013
  4. Recap: No. 15 Brockton 22, No. 3 Xaverian 14

    Tom Layman

    BROCKTON, Mass. -- Raise your hand if you had Brockton with two wins, and two hard-nosed, convincing victories, against two of the preseason favorites in the Catholic Conference. Didn't see too many hands raised outside of Rocky Marciano Stadium. ...

    Blog | September 22, 2012
  5. Yearbook, Sept. 18: Polo Grounds' goodbye

    Patrick Dorsey

    Sept. 18, 1963: This day 49 years ago brought about the end of Manhattan's Polo Grounds, the last of four New York stadiums to bear that name. It was an unceremonious end, too -- with just 1,752 people on hand to see the second-year New York Mets...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  6. Topics: Rocky Marciano

    Rocky Marciano was a heavyweight boxing champion. He retired as the only heavyweight champion in boxing history never to lose a professional fight....

  7. Dana White thrilled to be bringing UFC to his adopted hometown of...

    Jeff Wagenheim

    Dana White is thrilled to bring UFC to Boston

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2009
  8. Marciano made Brockton, Mass., matter

    Don Stradley

    Forget the glossy record and the fact that he took to the sport in his 20s; Rocky Marciano secured his place in boxing history -- and in Massachusetts folklore -- with one perfectly timed right cross to Jersey Joe Walcott's chin, writes Don Stradley.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2008
  9. The 10 best knockouts via a body blow

    Graham Houston

    Head punches can be concussive but body punches, when timed correctly, can end fights in paralyzing -- and just as dramatic -- fashion. Graham Houston recounts his 10 favorite one punch body-blow knockouts.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2007
  10. Chagaev outpoints Valuev to take heavyweight title

    Ruslan Chagaev outpointed Nikolai Valuev on Saturday to take the 7-foot Russian's WBA heavyweight title.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2007
  11. Zoom Gallery: Top 50 Boxers of All-Time

    High res photos of 20-11 of the 50 greatest boxers.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | April 01, 2007
  12. Gallagher drawn to old-school feel of 'The Contender'

    Joseph Santoliquito

    Trainer Tommy Gallagher identifies with the old-school feel of "The Contender" reality show. Gallagher himself came up the ranks in similar fashion, Joe Santoliquito writes.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2006
  13. Boxing's Greatest Fighters: Rocky Marciano

    Bert Randolph Sugar

    Rocky Marciano owns the best record of all time, not because of natural talent but because of his amazing determination, according to boxing historian Bert Sugar.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2006
  14. Rocky Marciano career timeline

    Bert Randolph Sugar

    Notes on Rocky Marciano

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2006
  15. Rocky Marciano's Greatest Fights: Marciano-Walcott

    Bert Randolph Sugar

    The Rocky Marciano-Jersey Joe Walcott bout in 1952 showed why Marciano truly had the heart -- and chin -- of a great champion, Bert Sugar writes.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2006
  16. Rocky Marciano career timeline

    Bert Randolph Sugar

    Notes on Rocky Marciano

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2006