Herring Responds to Atlas Critique

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Herring Responds to Atlas Critique
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ESPN analyst Teddy Atlas, the sometimes trainer and all-the-time proponent of cleaning up the shadier sides of the sport, weighed in on the performances of the two New York-based boxers who took part in the London Olympics. Atlas was asked about Marine Jamel Herring, who was ousted in his first-round scrap against Kazakh Daniyar Yeleussinov, 19-9. "Herring didn't look good at all," Atlas said. "As a Marine, his loss didn't seem to bother him the way you'd think it'd bother you. He was another guy happy to be there, I didn't see the passion I saw in Errol Spence and Terrell Gausha." "Herring, a native of Coram, Long Island, responded to the critique.

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