1. Boxing Recap 2012: A Look Back at the Best of a Great Year Inside the Ropes

    Say what you will about the state of boxing in the United States, which I've long contended is in dire need of an overhaul. 2012 gave us its share of great fighters and great fights...

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  2. Pacquiao-Marquez IV: A Great Fight and a Great Rivalry Ends on a Great Punch

    Out. Cold. With one titanic right hand from Juan Manuel Marquez to the jaw of Manny Pacquiao at the end of Round 6 on Saturday night, Marquez finally got his long-sought vindication ...

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  3. Pacquiao/Marquez IV: Is This the Last Hurrah for Manny and Juan Manuel?

    When they first touched gloves in 2004 at the MGM Grand, Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez put on a show that opened the eyes of a lot of people in boxing...

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  4. Ichiro Says "Sayonara" to Seattle, Traded to New York Yankees for Prospects

    Well, with the upcoming home-and-home series between the Seattle Mariners and New York Yankees , the next two weeks are going to get a whole heck of a lot more interesting...

    Devin Higgins Written by Devin Higgins about almost 2 years ago 321 reads 1 comments

  5. Penn State Sanctions: NCAA Drops Bomb on University in Wake of Freeh Report

    If anything was to be done with the statue of Joe Paterno that was taken down from Beaver Stadium this past weekend, it might as well be melted down and turned into an anvil...

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  6. Boxing: Can Amir Khan Ever Be "King" Again After Loss to Danny Garcia?

    It was bound to happen sooner or later but, on the surface, it appears some of the luster may have begun to fade from Freddie Roach and his now-legendary Wild Card Gym...

    Devin Higgins Written by Devin Higgins about almost 2 years ago 5,605 reads 48 comments

  7. Penn State: What Happens Next and What, If Anything, Can the NCAA Do?

    Eight months and 267 condemning pages later, former FBI Director Louis Freeh announced his findings ( via USA Today ) of Joe Paterno and the Penn State University administration's roles in sheltering convicted pedophile Jerry Sandusky...

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  8. MLB: What Is Wrong with the Boston Red Sox?

    As Major League Baseball celebrates the All-Star Break, the Boston Red Sox find themselves in unfamiliar territory. At 43-43, they sit at the bottom of the always cutthroat AL East, tied with the Toronto Blue Jays and 9...

    Devin Higgins Written by Devin Higgins about 2 years ago 660 reads 2 comments

  9. NBA Offseason: How to Rebuild the Portland Trail Blazers

    Oh, what could've been. That's been in the air around Portland's Rose Garden for the last five seasons, as their beloved Trail Blazers, once one of the most promising teams in the NBA , disintegrated...

    Devin Higgins Written by Devin Higgins about 2 years ago 1,416 reads 8 comments

  10. Victor Ortiz: Did His Jaw or His Heart Give out First?

    If we see Victor Ortiz on another major fight card in the next few years, might I offer one small recommendation. Whatever you do, Vic, don't take any bout that requires you to fight at the Staples Center...

    Devin Higgins Written by Devin Higgins about 2 years ago 2,219 reads 6 comments

  11. MLB: How Ichiro Can Get 2,500 Hits and Still Get No Respect

    Last night in the Arizona desert, it all started with another routine single for the Seattle Mariners ' Ichiro Suzuki ...

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  12. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.: The Next Big Ticket in Boxing or the Next Big Dud?

    Anyone who's followed the sport of boxing over the last 30 years understands the measuring stick for toughness and dominance can be found in three words... Julio Cesar Chavez. From 1980-1994, the original model ran up a record of 93-0-1...

    Devin Higgins Written by Devin Higgins about 2 years ago 1,432 reads 12 comments

  13. Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley: Is This the Knockout Blow for Boxing?

    Allow me to get this out of the way up front, if you please. I've been an avid boxing fan for about thirty of my 35 years. One of the first fights I ever watched on TV was the infamous Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini vs...

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  14. Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao: Is It Still the Biggest Ticket in Boxing?

    During his somewhat toned down post-fight sparring match with Larry Merchant Saturday night at the MGM Grand, Floyd Mayweather said it was time to give fight fans what they've wanted for the last three years...

    Devin Higgins Written by Devin Higgins about 2 years ago 2,248 reads 1 comments