1. Rick Pitino Names Horse After Another Player

    As long as he keeps coaching, Rick Pitino won't run out of names for his thoroughbreds. The Louisville coach has already named two 2-year-old colts for Peyton Siva (Siva) and Gorgui Dieng (Gorgui)...

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  2. 'Canelo' vs. Lopez Bout Won't Move from Sept. 15

    When word came that the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas was open Friday, Sept. 14, as well as the next night, speculation stirred. With boxing’s two most powerful promoters heading to conflicting cards on the night of Sept...

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  3. Pacquiao's Libel Case vs GenSan Journalist Still Up in the Air

    Eight-time boxing champion and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquaio’s P75-million libel case against Mindanao journalist Edwin Espejo has yet to be decided even as a separate-but-similar libel charge has been dismissed...

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  4. Floyd 'Money' Mayweather Selling T-Shirts While Still Behind Bars

    Credit: Facebook Floyd Mayweather still has about two weeks left until he is released from a jail sentence for domestic violence against his ex, Josie Harris, according to his website FloydMayweather...

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  5. Arum Expects 400-500K PPV Buys for Chavez-Martinez

    Promoters of the competing event Sept. 15 in Las Vegas have touted their card as “free-per-view,” a shot at the possible pricetag of $65 fight fans will have to pay to watch the Sergio Martinez-Julio Cesar Chavez Jr...

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  6. Antonio Margarito Explains Why He Retired from Boxing

    Antonio Margarito recently made a decision to finally hang up his gloves for good and announced his retirement from the sport after 17 years...

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  7. Martinez, Chavez Jr. Have War of Words

    Sergio Martinez, the real middleweight champion, has wanted to fight Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. for more than a year, ever since Chavez won a belt -– which had been stripped from Martinez -- from Sebastian Zbik...

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  8. To Comeback or Not to Comeback

    You’ve almost certainly heard the rumours, the whispers, even the shouts that say Manchester warrior and all-round superstar Ricky Hatton is possibly going to make a “shocking return to the ring...

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  9. Boxing: Top 5 Pound for Pound Boxers

    In a sport with a questionable ranking system and multiple champions per division, there is one title that still means something to fans. Pound for Pound—best in the world...

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  10. Garcia Says Trust Is Gone, Parts Ways with Victor Ortiz

    On Sunday morning I caught up with Ventura, California-based trainer Danny Garcia, who revealed to me that he is no longer working with his former star fighter, Victor Ortiz...

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  11. Sergio Martinez: I Will Stop Chavez Jr. in Seven Rounds

    Pound-for-pound fighter Sergio "Maravilla" Martinez is predicting a knockout victory in the seventh round, when he challenges WBC middleweight champion Julio César Chávez Jr...

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  12. The 20 Highest-Earning International Athletes

    Roger Federer stands atop the International 20 for the fourth straight year, but this year's list is marked by David Beckham's return to the top 5, and Manny Pacquiao's fall from it...

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  13. Boxing Club Coach Arrested in Child Sex Probe

    The coach of a prominent Southern California youth boxing club was arrested on suspicion of molesting one of his teenage athletes, police said Monday...

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  14. HBO Buys V. Klitschko's Next Fight

    There have been some updates to the upcoming HBO calendar, including a surprise. HBO, which has ignored heavyweight champion brothers Wladimir and Vitali Klitschko in recent years ...

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  15. Maidana Will Relinquish Title, Fight Soto Karass

    Marcos Maidana, poised to relinquish his junior welterweight title, will take his second consecutive welterweight bout when he meets Jesus Soto Karass on Sept. 15, manager Sebastian Contursi told ESPN...

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  16. Are Amir Khan and Freddie Roach About to Split?

    Amir Khan has switched trainers before, more than once actually, and he may be about to do so again. In what would be a massive turn of events in his pro career if it actually happened, ...

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  17. Olympics-Equestrian Field Full of Firsts

    The Olympics are defined by superlatives, the fastest, the strongest, the greatest let-down, the biggest upset, but the field vying for equestrian gold in London's Greenwich Park promises far more than its fair share...

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  18. Win, Place or Cheat...

    For some time, New Mexico horse racing officials suspected that racehorses in the state were being doped with a new clandestine drug called “frog juice...

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  19. Jerry Bossert's Day at the Races for Sunday, July 15

    Hall of Fame jockey Kent Desormeaux will be back aboard Dullahan for the $1 million Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park on July 29...

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  20. Trainer Doug O'Neill Fires Back at New York Times Article

    Trainer Doug O’Neill called the New York Times’ report that dual classic winner I’ll Have Another was ailing before his retirement “irresponsible journalism...

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  21. Horse Racing Industry Leaders Debate Need for Federal Legislation

    Top horse racing industry figures took different sides before Congress on Thursday over whether the sport needs federal oversight to ban doping...

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  22. Unraced Virtual Horse Sells for $5,250

    A spirit of optimism is sweeping through the horse racing community which bodes well for the future of horse racing, because despite a volatile global economy, even though buyers are ...

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  23. Lady of Shamrock Finds Room on Rail to Win American Oaks

    The rail turned out to be Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith’s friend in Saturday’s $350,000 American Oaks at Betfair Hollywood Park. Last month, Smith blamed himself for finishing second on Paynter in the Belmont Stakes...

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  24. Bodemeister out of Haskell Invitational with Fever

    Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes runner-up Bodemeister has a fever, and trainer Bob Baffert says the colt won't run in the Haskell Invitational in two weeks...

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  25. Cloned Horses Allowed in Olympics

    The group that governs international equestrian events, including the Olympics, has lifted its ban on cloned horses participating in competitions...

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