Soccer News Headlines

Victor Ortiz (L) falls towards the canvas after being hit with a right from Floyd Mayweather

Victor Ortiz, a controversial knockout victim at the hands of unbeaten Floyd Mayweather, began pushing the case on Monday for a chance to regain the welterweight title in a rematch.

  • Ex-champ Briggs disrupts Klitschko news … AP - Sports - Tue, Apr 22, 2014
    Ex-champ Briggs disrupts Klitschko news conference

    DUESSELDORF, Germany (AP) -- Former heavyweight champion Shannon Briggs disrupted a news conference on Tuesday ahead of Wladimir Klitschko's title bout against Alex Leapai - demanding a fight of his own against the reigning champion.

  • Nonito Donaire ready to bounce back … Yahoo PH Sports - Tue, Apr 22, 2014
    Nonito Donaire

    Big time boxing will be making it’s way back to the Cotai Arena in Macau and another Filipino star will be in the main event.

  • Los Angeles Dodgers Yasiel Puig attempts to make a diving catch of a fly ball off the bat of Cincinnati Reds' Brandon Phillips during their MLB Cactus League spring training baseball game in Glendale

    As young Cuban slugger Yasiel Puig is earning millions on the baseball field with the Los Angeles Dodgers, a bizarre story of how the talented player escaped from the Communist-ruled island country is unfolding in U.S. court documents. Puig ran a gauntlet of fast boats, Mexican drug smugglers and even death threats in …

  • Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, … Reuters - Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    By Cameron French and Emily Flitter TORONTO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former U.S. professional boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, who spent 19 years in prison for murder and … More »Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, …

    By Cameron French and Emily Flitter TORONTO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former U.S. professional boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, who spent 19 years in prison for murder and then was released after it was determined he did not get a fair trial, died on Sunday at the age of 76, according to his friend and caretaker John Artis. …

  • Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76
    Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter … AP - Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    Boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, whose wrongful double murder conviction inspired songs and a film, has died aged 76. More »Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter …

    Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

    Boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, whose wrongful double murder conviction inspired songs and a film, has died aged 76.

  • Prizefighter Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76
    Prizefighter Rubin 'Hurricane' … Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    Rubin ''Hurricane'' Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by … More »Prizefighter Rubin 'Hurricane' …

    Prizefighter Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

    Rubin ''Hurricane'' Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many prominent supporters. Instead, Carter dedicated much of his remaining life to helping other prisoners and exposing other injustices. The New Jersey …

  • Champion Klitschko eyes Joe Louis heavyweight … The West Australian - Mon, Apr 21, 2014

    Berlin (AFP) - Wladimir Klitschko says he plans to box on for another decade in his bid to break Joe Louis's record as the longest reigning world heavyweight cha … More »Champion Klitschko eyes Joe Louis heavyweight …

    Berlin (AFP) - Wladimir Klitschko says he plans to box on for another decade in his bid to break Joe Louis's record as the longest reigning world heavyweight champion.

  • Boxing: Bernard Hopkins vs Beibut Shumenov
    Old master Hopkins unifies light-heavyweight … Reuters - Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    (Reuters) - American Bernard Hopkins became the oldest man to unify world boxing titles when he scored a split decision victory over Beibut Shumenov on Saturday to add … More »Old master Hopkins unifies light-heavyweight …

    Boxing: Bernard Hopkins vs Beibut Shumenov

    (Reuters) - American Bernard Hopkins became the oldest man to unify world boxing titles when he scored a split decision victory over Beibut Shumenov on Saturday to add the Kazak's WBA light-heavyweight title to his IBF crown. The 49-year-old American was awarded the fight 116-111 by two judges but Gustavo Padilla controversially …

  • Hopkins wins split decision over Shumenov
    Hopkins wins split decision over Sh … AP - Sports - Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    Bernard Hopkins made some more boxing history, and did it in rather easy fashion. ''I was so in my living room watching Archie Bunker,'' Hopkins said, playfully comparing … More »Hopkins wins split decision over Sh …

    Hopkins wins split decision over Shumenov

    Bernard Hopkins made some more boxing history, and did it in rather easy fashion. ''I was so in my living room watching Archie Bunker,'' Hopkins said, playfully comparing himself to the main character from the 1970's series ''All in the Family.'' ''I was so relaxed, so relaxed.'' Already the oldest boxer in history to …

  • Boxing-Old master Hopkins unifies light-heavyweight … Reuters - Sun, Apr 20, 2014

    American Bernard Hopkins became the oldest man to unify world boxing titles when he scored a split decision victory over Beibut Shumenov on Saturday to add the Kazak's … More »Boxing-Old master Hopkins unifies light-heavyweight …

    American Bernard Hopkins became the oldest man to unify world boxing titles when he scored a split decision victory over Beibut Shumenov on Saturday to add the Kazak's WBA light-heavyweight title to his IBF crown. The 49-year-old American was awarded the fight 116-111 by two judges but Gustavo Padilla controversially had …

More Latest News »