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Doctors Say Puerto Rican Boxer Hector ‘Macho’ Camacho Is Brain Dead

Doctors say famed Puerto Rican boxer Hector ‘Macho’ Camacho is clinically “brain dead” after being shot in the face.

11/22/2012

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Hector ‘Macho’ Camacho Shot In Puerto Rico; Condition Worsens

Camacho was in worsening condition Wednesday after being shot in the face while in a car, with doctors and his family expected to decide whether to remove the former boxing champion from life support.

11/21/2012

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Palladino: Lessons In Boxing From The Late, Great Basilio

I never knew Carmen Basilio. Not really. I met the man only once, briefly, at a sports function in my home town. Shook his hand, said hello, and that was it. But I knew plenty about him.

11/09/2012

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Famed Boxing Trainer Emanuel Steward Dies At 68

Emanuel Steward, earnest yet easygoing, proved rough and tough wasn’t the only way to win in boxing.

10/26/2012

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Mike Tyson Riffs On Broadway, Pigeon Training With Boomer & Carton

For a time, there was no boxer more feared than Tyson. The guy who used to knock opponents out is ready to knock ‘em dead on Broadway.

06/29/2012

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Gotham Gossipist: Chris Brown, Drake Reportedly Offered Celebrity Boxing Match To Officially Settle Score

The bar brawl between Chris Brown and Drake in a SoHo nightclub two weeks ago may be the fight that saves Chris Brown’s career.

06/27/2012

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Keidel: Triple Frown; Boxing’s Unfortunate Pacquiao-Bradley Decision

With a weekend so fertile for sports, the number three rings loudly through the five boroughs and beyond. The Yankees took three from the Mets, I’ll Have Another didn’t win the Triple Crown, and an unknown trio may have ruined a sport.

06/11/2012

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Silverman: Pacquiao Loses Foul Decision To Bradley

Sometimes the stench associated with the sport is foul and base and undeniable. Such was the case last night at the MGM Grand.

06/10/2012

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Boxer Paul ‘The Punisher’ Williams Paralyzed In Motorcycle Wreck

Williams was paralyzed Sunday after being involved in a motorcycle crash in the Atlanta suburbs and doctors said it is unlikely he will continue his career, his manager said Monday.

05/29/2012

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Iconic Boxing Writer And Historian Bert Sugar Has Died

Sugar, instantly recognizable with his brown fedora and cigar, in addition to authoring of over 80 books, worked as the publisher and editor of “Boxing Illustrated” and later “The Ring” magazine.

03/25/2012

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Legendary Ali, Leonard Trainer Angelo Dundee Dies At 90

Angelo Dundee died in his apartment in Tampa, Fla., Wednesday night at the age of 90, and with him a part of boxing died, too.

WFAN–02/02/2012

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Keidel: Three Cheers For The Champ, Muhammad Ali

When a member of the 20th Century’s Mt. Rushmore enters a new decade in a transcendent life, it warrants a trot down memory lane.

WFAN–01/18/2012

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Happy Birthday Muhammad Ali

The boxing champ basked in chants of “Ali! Ali!” as hundreds of supporters cheered him on Saturday night with a hearty rendering of “Happy Birthday” during his 70th birthday celebration in his Kentucky hometown.

WFAN–01/15/2012

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FDNY Taking On NYPD In Charity Boxing Match For Wounded Warrior

On November 19, the FDNY Bravest boxing team will take on the NYPD Fighting Finest boxing team in a charity match at Madison Square Garden.

11/09/2011

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Joe Frazier Has Liver Cancer, Under Hospice Care

The 67-year-old boxer was diagnosed four or five weeks ago, Frazier’s personal and business manager said Saturday. Leslie Wolff told The Associated Press that doctors have not yet told Frazier how long he has to live.

WFAN–11/05/2011

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