1. Ken Griffey Jr. Was the Best of His Generation

    I graduated from college in 1991 and promptly took up residence in a house with three other guys in Green Lake, a young, active neighborhood in the heart of Seattle...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 744 reads 1 comments

  2. Miguel Cotto Is a Shadow of His Former Self

    They say that a boxing match is like getting into a car wreck every 20 seconds. That the brutality within the ring is why most boxers only fight a couple of times a year...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 1,015 reads 41 comments

  3. 2010 World Cup Previews and Prediction: As Landon Donovan Goes, So Goes Team USA

    I'm not sold on this USA soccer team. Yes, they qualified for the 2010 World Cup a quite respectable sixth straight time. They performed brilliantly in the Confederation's Cup last summer and made it to the title game against Brazil...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 982 reads 9 comments

  4. Why Doesn't Sports Illustrated Feature Boxing on Its Covers?

    I was just taking a stroll through memory lane by going onto Sports Illustrated's web site and browsing the back covers. This is a fun exercise if you haven't done it...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 907 reads 5 comments

  5. 2010 FIFA World Cup: Why Can't the USA Produce a Soccer Superstar?

    When I look at the final 23 for the US squad, I think to myself, "That's a very serviceable team." In other words, it's a pretty good team, but certainly not a great team...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 1,765 reads 62 comments

  6. Manny Pacquiao Agrees To Mayweather's Terms, but Is Floyd Hiding?

    Almost immediately after the Mayweather-Mosley fight, there were numerous claims that Manny Pacquiao came out and said he would agree to the 14-day blood testing limit as required by Floyd Mayweather Jr...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 4,322 reads 211 comments

  7. Rivalries Should Be At the Heart of Boxing

    If it's true what they say, that familiarity breeds contempt, then boxing needs more familiarity. Much more familiarity. All other sports are built on great rivalries. The Red Sox and the Yankees...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 154 reads 1 comments

  8. Yonnhy Perez-Abner Mares Was a Fight From the 1950s

    If you were watching Showtime on Saturday night, you were treated to a 12-round, non-stop slug-fest between Yonnhy Perez and Abner Mares. It was one of the most action packed fights I've seen in recent years...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 156 reads 1 comments

  9. Yonnhy Perez vs Abner Mares: The Pitbull and the Cheetah

    Yonnhy Perez is fighting tonight on Showtime, but you probably didn't know that. He's fighting on the undercard of the Marquez-Vasquez fight. He should be headlining. Perez is a long, exciting fighter that fights at Bantamweight...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 305 reads 0 comments

  10. Is Floyd Landis the Biggest Jerk in Sports?

    I'm not accustomed to writing articles on cycling. Yes, I am an avid road-biker and finished a grueling 45-mile ride this morning. But, I don't really follow the sport too closely until it's time for the Tour De France...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 868 reads 10 comments

  11. Will Manny Pacquiao Learn From the Alexis Arguello Tragedy?

    I applaud Manny Pacquiao for his recent success in being elected a congressman in his native Philippines. For years, he's been the proverbial "man of the people" and donated lavishly to schools, churches, and charities...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 2,323 reads 27 comments

  12. Sergio Mora Is Back: Can He Stay at the Top?

    Sergio Mora's is the kind of story that could only happen in the age of reality television and the Internet. Five years ago he was an unknown boxer fighting for meal money in second rate casinos and Marriott Hotels...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 370 reads 3 comments

  13. Is Amir Khan the Next Oscar De La Hoya?

    I entitled an article last week, 'Can Amir Khan Save British Boxing?' After Saturday's fight with Paulie Malignaggi, the answer is an emphatic "Yes!" Going into the fight, I certainly had my doubts about Amir Khan...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 1,588 reads 31 comments

  14. Can Amir Khan Save British Boxing?

    Britain has a lively and loyal boxing scene. Little more than club fighters have massive followings across all of England, and boxing carries on a rich tradition dating back, literally, centuries...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 445 reads 16 comments

  15. Victor Ortiz Goes into the Fire Against Nate Campbell on Saturday

    I'm from Ojai, Calif., just up Highway 33 from Oxnard. Oxnard is an agricultural town, and populated mostly with Latinos who follow the harvesting season. As such, it's a rough town...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 680 reads 3 comments

  16. Paulie Malignaggi: The Clown Prince Of Boxing

    Either you love Paulie Malignaggi or you hate him. Chances are...you probably hate him. He's brash and obnoxious and talks with a thick Brooklyn accent dat makes yah dink he ma be kin duh retahded...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 1,332 reads 12 comments

  17. Hey, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, Make the Thrilla in Manila II!

    We all know about Manny and Floyd's past transgressions, what with the blood doping requirements and back and forth allegations. I think I speak for all boxing fan's when I say we just want to see the two of them fight...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 493 reads 12 comments

  18. Manny Pacquiao Wins Seat in the Congress of the Philippines

    If you don't like Manny Pacquiao, then you haven't got a pulse. I don't care if you don't like him as a boxer, but as a human being he's one of a kind...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 5,644 reads 21 comments

  19. Hey Seattle, Can I Have A Refund?

    "Refund? Refund? We don't give out refunds." -Ray Stoller, Dad in Breaking Away So, the Seattle Sounders stink so bad this season that they had to give the fans back their money...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 67 reads 0 comments

  20. My Dark Horse to Win the Super Six Tournament

    I’ve got to say, the Super Six Tournament on Showtime has provided much better fights than I was expecting. To date, I can’t really point to a boring fight...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 276 reads 8 comments

  21. Lining Up Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s Path to a 50-0 Record

    At 41-0, Floyd Mayweather Jr. is on the cusp of eclipsing one of boxing’s most hallowed records—Rocky Marciano’s perfect 49-0 record. So, I’ve lined up the opponents for Floyd's “March to 50...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 1,760 reads 20 comments

  22. Gary Shaw Messes Up Yet Another Fight

    Gary Shaw. For those of you don't know him—lucky you. He's a reptile. He's a walking bucket of vile and lies. In other words, he's a boxing promoter...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 551 reads 1 comments

  23. Why Is Manny Pacquiao On Golden Boy's Web Site?

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    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 2,522 reads 37 comments

  24. Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao Cancellation: The Sleazeballs Behind It

    Some of you may know the fighters Vic Darchinyan and Nonito Donaire. They're widely considered the two finest Featherweights in the game today...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 2,347 reads 26 comments

  25. Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. Are Both Running From This Fighter

    The man both Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather are hesitant to face in a boxing ring is fighting on HBO tomorrow night. I'll give you some hints. He's tall, dark, lanky, a southpaw, and has a cool goatee...

    Joe Oneill Written by Joe Oneill about over 4 years ago 6,715 reads 76 comments