Boxing

FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 file photo, International Boxing Federation super middleweight champion James DeGale of England takes some water during a workout with his coach in the ring at Gleason's gym in the Brooklyn borough of New York, in New York. The head of the British Boxing Board of Control said Wednesday May 6, 2020, the body was working on an "apparatus” that would allow fighters to safely spit out water as they catch their breath between rounds. It's among dozens of protective measures under discussion under a plan to protect fighters from the coronavirus when boxing resumes in Britain, possibly in July. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
May 06, 2020 - 12:15 pm
The “sweet science” may adopt a bit of spit science under a plan to protect itself from the coronavirus when boxing resumes in Britain, possibly in July. The head of the British Boxing Board of Control said Wednesday the body was working on an "apparatus” that would allow fighters to safely spit...
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Dan Mennella
April 15, 2020 - 1:01 pm
Deontay Wilder’s resounding defeat at the hands of Tyson Fury in their February rematch was touted by some as a setback for heavyweight boxing, but the pummeling cost Wilder much more than that.
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Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper rounds first base after his two-run home run during the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Wednesday, March 4, 2020, in Clearwater, Fla. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
April 03, 2020 - 9:44 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: The NCAA says hearings and oral arguments in infractions cases have been suspended through May 31 amid the coronavirus pandemic. The NCAA announced the move in a statement on its website Friday. It applies to cases...
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Mark Thomas
March 27, 2020 - 2:13 pm
After the bout was postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, a report from the Athletic on Thursday said the fight is now set for October 3rd at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
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FILE - In this March 12, 2020, file photo, goals used by the NHL hockey club Nashville Predators are stored in a hallway in Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. The Ottawa Senators announced late Tuesday night, March 17, 2020, one of their players has tested positive for COVID-19, has mild symptoms and is in isolation. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
March 25, 2020 - 10:43 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Carolina Hurricanes are asking full-time employees to take vacation or personal days off next week with limited operations due to the coronavirus. In an interview with The Associated Press, team president and...
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Jordan Cohn
March 23, 2020 - 2:39 pm
All-time boxing great Manny Pacquiao has helped lead various efforts of support for the Philippines during the COVID-19 outbreak, including a recent contribution of 500,000 protective masks and 50,000 test kits.
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Dan Mennella
March 11, 2020 - 11:15 am
Josie Harris, whom Mayweather was convicted of abusing in 2010, was found dead in her car at her house, and foul play was not suspected, according to a report.
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Ben Krimmel
February 21, 2020 - 3:01 pm
MMA analyst Luke Thomas expressed high hopes for Saturday night’s highly anticipated Deontay Wilder-Tyson Fury rematch while appearing on The Junkies on 106.7 The Fan in Washington.
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Sean Thompson
February 18, 2020 - 11:44 am
The upcoming rematch between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury is the biggest heavyweight fight since the infamous Evander Holyfield-Mike Tyson rematch in 1997, says Sean Thompson of 92.9 The Game.
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File-This Aug. 4, 2017, file photo shows Kanoa Igarashi, of Huntington Beach, Calif., surfing in his heat at the U.S. Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach, Calif. His father grew up surfing in Japan before moving to Huntington Beach, to be in the heart of surf country. The 22-year-old Igarashi has dual citizenship and elected to compete for Japan where's already a household name and been featured in a reality TV show. (Mark Rightmire/The Orange County Register via AP)
December 30, 2019 - 5:25 pm
Some are already on the ascent (rock climber Brooke Raboutou). Others are currently making waves (surfer Kanoa Igarashi) or shooting for the stars (skateboarder Poppy Starr Olsen). The names of Raboutou, Igarashi and Olsen may not ring a bell now. That could change in a few months when their sports...
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