5 Preeminent Boxers Of The Past 30 YearsMany standout fighters have showcased their boxing abilities in the ring. These 5 have been the most successful over the last 30 years.
Officials, Sports Luminaries Celebrate Announcement Of Nassau Coliseum Renovation ProjectElected 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.
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.
Hopkins To Defend IBF Title Against Murat At Barclays CenterThe 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.
Bernard Hopkins Wants To Be First Boxing Star To Fight At Barclays CenterBernard 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.
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.
HBO To Honor Daily News Cartoonist Bill Gallo Before Hopkins-PascalHBO 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.
Keidel: Bernard Hopkins The BlowhardBernard 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.
Keidel: Ali-Frazier: Night Of The CenturyAppallingly, 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.