Bernard Hopkins

An exterior view of the Nassau Coliseum (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Officials, Sports Luminaries Celebrate Announcement Of Nassau Coliseum Renovation Project

Elected officials have joined luminaries from the sports world at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum to celebrate the announcement of a $229 million renovation project for the aging arena.

08/16/2013

An exterior view of the Nassau Coliseum (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Jason Kidd, John Calipari Help Trumpet Revived Nassau Coliseum

A news conference morphed into a pep rally Friday, as sports luminaries including Jason Kidd and John Calipari joined elected officials and business leaders at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

08/16/2013

Exterior view of the Barclays Center (credit: Brad Kallet/CBSNewYork.com)

Hopkins To Defend IBF Title Against Murat At Barclays Center

The fight, scheduled for July 13 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn and announced Wednesday in Manhattan, will be Hopkins’ first since winning the title from Tavoris Cloud in March.

06/05/2013

WBC light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins, left, and challenger Chad Dawson pose outside "Ripley's Belieive It Or Not" museum before a press conference on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011 in New York. (credit: AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Bernard Hopkins Wants To Be First Boxing Star To Fight At Barclays Center

Bernard Hopkins is moving as fast as ever. The 46-year-old light heavyweight champ won a big bout in late May, will defend his title in October, and wants to fight again in January. He also would like to be the first boxing star to fight at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.

WFAN–08/10/2011

Five-time All-Star Jorge Posada, center, walks past New York Yankees manager Brian Cashman, left, and manager Joe Girardi, far right, a day after the slumping star asked to be removed from the lineup and ended up in a messy public spat with management. Girardi said Posada apologized to him in a face-to-face conversation. (credit: AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Paige One: In Sports, It’s What Have You Done For Me Yesterday?

Usually, the older an athlete gets, the longer he lingers on the playing field, the uglier it gets. Boxers Shane Mosley and Roy Jones, Jr. and New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada come to mind.

WFAN–05/25/2011

In this 2006 photo, Bill Gallo, a cartoonist and columnist for the New York Daily News, works at his drawing board in his office in New York. Gallo, whose playful characters appeared in the paper over seven decades, died Tuesday, May 10, 2011. He was 88.  (credit: AP Photo/The Daily News, Thomas Monaster)

HBO To Honor Daily News Cartoonist Bill Gallo Before Hopkins-Pascal

HBO plans to give late Daily News cartoonist Bill Gallo a 10-count salute shortly after 10 p.m. Saturday night, just before the Bernard Hopkins-Jean Pascal WBC light heavyweight title fight gets underway in Montreal.

WFAN–05/19/2011

Bernard Hopkins (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images), Donovan McNabb (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Keidel: Bernard Hopkins The Blowhard

Bernard Hopkins, a formerly sublime fighter who had a chokehold on the middleweight division for a decade, stuffed his feet, fists, and Everlast gloves into his mouth. Again.

WFAN–05/13/2011

In this March 8, 1971, file photo, Joe Frazier hits Muhammad Ali with a left that floored him during the 15th round of their heavyweight title fight at New York's Madison Square Garden. (AP Photo/File)

Keidel: Ali-Frazier: Night Of The Century

Appallingly, a dim light was cast upon the greatest sporting event in American history. It doesn’t catch the key demo, the ADD-addled culture carved by MTV and smoothed by its progeny. If we weren’t alive at the time, then it probably didn’t happen, and it certainly didn’t matter.

WFAN–03/09/2011