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  1. Atlas: Rios may be 'nightmare' for Pacquiao

    Michael Woods

    In chatting with Teddy Atlas the other day, I was most interested in what he had planned for his annual "Teddy Dinner," the fundraiser-gala he holds on Staten Island every year, which helps him raise money which is dispensed to people in need, who ha...

    Blog | November 21, 2013
  2. Bid on Super Bowl tix at 'Teddy' dinner

    Michael Woods

    Teddy Atlas remembers one night he stayed up past his bedtime. It was 1966 or so. He sat at the kitchen table of his family's home on Staten Island, waiting up for his dad. Young Teddy had fallen asleep, head down on the table, and woke up when hi...

    Blog | November 20, 2013
  3. 'Teddy' dinner helps heal NYC

    Michael Woods

    Teddy Atlas is the color man on ESPN "Friday Night Fights" and is known to boxing fans as former Cus D'Amato devotee, trainer of Mike Tyson, trainer of heavyweight champion Michael Moorer and oft-volcanic standard-bearer who rails vociferously agains...

    Blog | November 19, 2013
  4. Atlas likes Povetkin to knock out Klitschko

    Michael Woods

    Teddy Atlas -- the ESPN analyst and on-again, off-again trainer who helmed Michael Moorer to a heavyweight title in 1994 -- worked with Russia's Alexander Povetkin for more than two years with a singular purpose in mind: Get Klitschko. A Cus D'...

    Blog | October 02, 2013
  5. Mike Tyson reveals sobriety slip

    Michael Woods

    Mike Tyson spoke about his need to follow the tenets of Alcoholics Anonymous during a Friday chat with Todd Grisham on ESPN's "Friday Night Fights," and made it clear that, if he doesn't follow the steps as they are laid out for alcoholics, he won't ...

    Blog | August 24, 2013
  6. Tyson makes amends with Atlas

    Michael Woods

    The most impactful moment occurring on the "Friday Night Fights" season finale didn't occur in the ring, in the main event -- which pitted junior lightweight titlist Argenis Mendez against Arash Usmanee -- on the undercard at Turning Stone Casino in ...

    Blog | August 24, 2013
  7. Tyson makes amends with Atlas

    Michael Woods

    The most impactful moment occurring on the "Friday Night Fights" season finale didn't occur in the ring, in the main event, which pitted IBF super featherweight champion Argenis Mendez against Arash Usmanee, or on the undercard at Turning Stone Casin...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  8. Marcus Browne goes to 2-0

    Michael Woods

    Marcus Browne, the boxing pride of Staten Island, N.Y., went to 2-0 with a TKO win over Ritchie Cherry at the L.A. Sports Arena on Saturday. Browne, 22, scored three knockdowns against his foe from Oklahoma. Browne (2-0, 2 KOs) spoke to Brian Kenn...

    Blog | December 16, 2012
  9. Atlas: If judges do right, Marquez wins

    Michael Woods

    A completely un-scientific poll I conducted tells me that a whole heckuva lot of pundits are picking Juan Manuel Marquez to beat Manny Pacquiao in their fourth tangle Saturday at the MGM in Las Vegas. I shouldn't find this surprising, considering ...

    Blog | December 07, 2012
  10. Atlas fighting for those hit by Sandy

    Michael Woods

    "Hold on, Mike, I got a guy coming in with a truck, hold on a second," said Teddy Atlas, during a Tuesday afternoon phone interview with NYFightBlog. After 10 seconds, the ESPN analyst and sometime boxing trainer came back on the line and continued t...

    Blog | November 13, 2012
  11. ESPN's Atlas helping those hit by storm

    Michael Woods

    Sandy hit Staten Island in vicious fashion, with 22 of the 40 people killed by the storm from that borough. ESPN analyst Teddy Atlas is a Staten Islander who is looking to help lift the shell-shocked citizens there. He runs a foundation, in honor of ...

    Blog | November 03, 2012
  12. Atlas Foundation setting up relief station

    Michael Woods

    The Dr. Theodore A. Atlas Foundation is setting up a relief station next door to the office, which is at 543 Cary Ave. on Staten Island, to accept donations of non-perishable food, water, blankets, warm clothing and footwear to be distributed to Stat...

    Blog | November 02, 2012
  13. Atlas predicts Povetkin KO of Rahman

    Michael Woods

    Boxing can be the theater of the unexpected, sport's finest purveyor of The Upset, that shocker of a spectacle when one man takes the script, tears it in half, douses it with lighter fluid and torches it, to the amazement and delight of his audience....

    Blog | September 28, 2012
  14. Keith Sullivan joins NYSAC

    Michael Woods

    The New York State Athletic Commission has a new member. Queens-based attorney Keith Sullivan was named a deputy commissioner and will assume his duties on a card this Saturday, which will unfold at the Resorts World Casino in Jamaica, Queens. So,...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  15. Herring responds to Atlas critique

    Michael Woods

    ESPN analyst Teddy Atlas, the sometimes trainer and all-the-time proponent of cleaning up the shadier sides of the sport, weighed in on the performances of the two New York-based boxers who took part in the London Olympics. Atlas was asked about Mari...

    Blog | August 17, 2012
  16. Staten Island's Browne ready for Olympics

    Michael Woods

    Speaking to 21-year-old U.S. Olympic boxer Marcus Browne on Monday kept giving me flashbacks to when I was 21, and setting new records for doing stupid stuff. During a recent phoner, I told the young light-heavyweight, who grew up and lives on Staten...

    Blog | May 17, 2012