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  1. Ross Greenburg hired by Showtime

    Dan Rafael

    If you didn't know any better, you would think this whole HBO-versus-Showtime boxing thing had devolved into the old Monday night wrestling wars between WWE and WCW. The latest development came Tuesday when Showtime, in unveiling a slew of program...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  2. Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s power is a trip

    Brian Campbell

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. is calling all the shots -- except for how we'll remember him after he's gone. Will he use his new Showtime deal to finally validate the legacy he says he has already earned?

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2013
  3. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Complete Team USA roster for London Olymp... news services

    The complete roster for the 530-member U.S. Olympic team for the 2012 London Games. Athletes listed by sport, with their respective discipline or event.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2012
  4. Mike Tyson to be inducted into WWE's Hall of Fame

    Dan Rafael

    World Wrestling Entertainment on Monday announced that Mike Tyson will be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in ceremonies that will take place at AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Fla., on March 31 -- the night before WrestleMania XXVIII.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2012
  5. Roundup: In favored discipline, China picks up first diving gold

    The Chinese are 1-for-1 after world champions Guo Jingjing and Wu Minxia won the women's 3-meter synchronized springboard title.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2008
  6. What a Show!

    Dan Rafael

    Your weekly random thoughts ... • If Floyd Mayweather Jr. is No. 1 on the pound-for-pound list, does that make his massive 7-foot, 441-pound wrestling rival, The Big Show, No. 1 on the ton-for-ton list? I think next time out, Mayweather ...

    Blog | April 01, 2008
  7. Scorecard: Mayweather topples Big Show at WrestleMania XXIV

    Dan Rafael

    There was money, there was hype and a foreign object was put to good use, so you know that Floyd Mayweather's knockout win over The Big Show at WrestleMania XVI lived up to the billing.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2008
  8. Boxing's best ready to conquer WWE

    Dan Rafael

    What do you after you've reached the pinnacle of your career in your chosen sport? You move on to bigger and better things. In Floyd Mayweather's case, that would be The Big Show at Wrestlemania 24.

    SpecialFeature | March 28, 2008
  9. Wrestlemania won't be remembered as a high point in Mayweather's ...

    Don Stradley

    Maybe Floyd Mayweather doesn't have 24 million reasons to meet The Big Show at Wrestlemania 24. But is it that rare to see a boxer suit up in tights and enter the squared circle?

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2008
  10. The Big Show, but not Cotto?

    Dan Rafael

    Your weekly random thoughts ... • I haven't watched much pro wrestling since the mid-1980s -- yes, I actually attended Wrestlemania I at Madison Square Garden with my father -- but when I heard about the nonsense between Floyd Maywea...

    Blog | February 20, 2008
  11. Kameda suspended one year by Japan's commission

    Daiki Kameda was suspended for one year by Japan's boxing commission on Monday for his antics during last week's loss to champion Daisuke Naito in a WBC flyweight title match.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2007
  12. Berto's impressive power yields top prospect honors

    Dan Rafael

    Dan Rafael's writes how after going 7-0 with seven KOs in 2006, welterweight Andre Berto was an easy choice for's 2006 Prospect of the Year.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2006
  13. Chairman focus of report alleging improprieties

    A Louisiana probe indicates the head of the commission that oversees the state's boxing and wrestling industries received nearly $7,000 in improper payments between 2003 and 2005.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2005
  14. Ruiz ready to unify heavyweight crowns

    Thomas Gerbasi

    For most of 11 rounds Saturday night, it seemed John Ruiz and Fres Oquendo would never hit each other.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2004
  15. Browning defeats Harding in four-round bout

    Banned from the rink, Tonya Harding didn't fare any better in the ring.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2003
  16. Commission sets stage for Tyson-Lewis bout

    Mike Tyson received a license to fight in Washington on a 3-0 vote by the D.C. Boxing and Wrestling Commission, setting the stage for June 8 bout with Lennox Lewis at the MCI Center.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2002