| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:45 PM
No one near the welterweight division can hit as hard as Manny Pacquiao.
No one near the welterweight division can take punches better than Brandon Rios.
The prospect of an action-packed fight between the two is why the 27-year-old Rios (31-1-1, 23...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 12:27 PM
Boxer Sergey Kovalev left Russia to pursue the American dream.
Now that he's had some success, he wants to help others as he calls Fort Lauderdale his home.
"I want to go to different places like high schools and gyms to talk to kids and to give...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Most fighters don't have a resume even close to Antonio Tarver's.
Tarver has been an IBF, WBA and WBC light heavyweight champion. He's been an Olympian. He's the first boxer who actually beat Roy Jones Jr. and he did it twice. Plus there's the whole...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 2:03 AM
Sevak “Silverback” Magakian had to be carried out of the Hollywood Park and Casino late Saturday night after his mixed-martial-arts fight.
But as cornermen Karen Darabedyan and Roma Kalentaryan carried him out, Magakian had a victorious...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Manny Pacquiao has been the most dynamic boxer of the last decade, but the most recent image many fans have of the star is of his being knocked out and flat on his face in his most recent fight.
Now, less than a month from his 35th birthday, can...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:09 PM
The CBS television network remains an industry workhorse, pulling the broadcasting company to another record quarter with profits up 26% compared with a year-ago period.
For the quarter ended Sept. 30, CBS Corp. earned $494 million, or 76 cents a share,...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 3:59 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Sen. Ronald S. Calderon's offices are located in California's Capitol and his hometown of Montebello, but he's managed to conduct plenty of business in Las Vegas during his tenure in the Legislature.
The Democrat has traveled to Las...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Back in Mike Tyson's heyday, it was a badge of honor for many boxers to simply survive past the first round in the same ring as Tyson, the self-described "animal" and "monster" of American sports.
But now I've got those palookas beat. I went the...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 10:06 PM
Six years later and 14 pounds heavier, Vic “The Raging Bull” Darchinyan finally got his rematch with Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire.
Unfortunately, though the fight played out much differently, it ended the same way, as...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 7:45 PM
Saturday night at a black-tie dinner in Chicago, a Dodgers broadcaster will go into the Hall of Fame and it won't be Vin Scully.
A shocker? No.
Scully is already there. If there is a Hall of Fame that has any connection whatsoever to broadcasting...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Vic Darchinyan has been, is, and always will be a loud trash-talker.
He's flung insults at his opponents, calling one foe a coward for refusing to stand toe-to-toe with him in the center of the boxing ring. He's said that one of his counterparts had been...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:13 PM
In an unbeaten career now 34 bouts, 160 rounds and more than eight years old, Vanes “Nightmare” Martirosyan has finally arrived upon the doorstep of claiming championship glory he believes he so richly deserves.
With a long list of titles won...