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Ken Norton (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Final Bell Sounds For Famed Boxer Ken Norton

Before other sports matched the money and none of the danger, boxing was must-watch theater, a distillation of the rags-to-riches narrative that personified the American Dream. And Ken Norton was Exhibit A.

09/19/2013

Former heavyweight champion Ken Norton, who beat Muhammad Ali and then lost a controversial decision to him in Yankee Stadium, died Wednesday at a local care facility, his son said. He was 70. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Keep Memory Alive)

Former Heavyweight Boxing Champ Ken Norton Dies At 70

Former heavyweight champion Ken Norton, who beat Muhammad Ali and then lost a controversial decision to him in Yankee Stadium, died Wednesday at a local care facility, his son said. He was 70.

09/18/2013

Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L), Canelo Alvarez (R) (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Mayweather And Alvarez Fight For The Soul Of Boxing

Alvarez and Mayweather are fighting at a catch-weight of 152 pounds, which, if you’re looking for an edge, would probably point to Alvarez, the naturally larger man. But Mayweather has a way of making larger men look small.

09/13/2013

Sweat flies from the head of boxer George Foreman of the U.S. (L) as Tommy Morrison of the U.S. lands a punch during their 12-round match 07 June. Foreman, 44, lost the fight in a unanimous decision to Morrison, 24, who gained the World Boxing Organization (WBO) heavyweight title. (Photo credit should read JOHN GURZINSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Heavyweight Boxer Tommy Morrison Dies At 44

LAS VEGAS, (AP) – Tommy Morrison’s career reached its pinnacle on a hot June night in Las Vegas, when he stepped into the ring and beat George Foreman to become heavyweight champion. It reached its […]

09/02/2013

A lawsuit in Las Vegas accusing boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. of orchestrating a shooting in August 2009 has been dropped before trial. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)

Nev. Shooting Charges Dropped Against Floyd Mayweather Jr.

A lawsuit in Las Vegas accusing boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. of orchestrating a shooting in August 2009 has been dropped before trial.

06/21/2013

File photo of rapper 50 Cent (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Coachella)

Gamboa Has Winning Debut For Rapper 50 Cent

Former Cuban Olympic gold medalist Yuriorkis Gamboa won his fight Saturday night on the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez undercard, giving rapper 50 Cent a victory in his debut as a boxing promoter.

12/09/2012

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Pacquiao Knocked Out

Juan Manuel Marquez knocked Manny Pacquiao out cold with a vicious right hand at the end of the sixth round Saturday night, putting a ferocious end to the fourth fight between the two boxers.

12/08/2012

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No Word On Fight After Boxers Settle

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao have reached a confidential settlement in their federal defamation case in Las Vegas.

09/25/2012

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Nevada Collects Record Fees From Fights

The Nevada Athletic Commission has come off a record year.

08/06/2012

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Pacquiao Wants Rematch With Bradley

Manny Pacquiao says he wants a rematch with Timothy Bradley after a five-judge panel assembled by the WBO championship committee unanimously favored the Filipino fighter in a video review.

06/21/2012

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