1. Travers History: Alpha, Golden Ticket Finish in Dead Heat

    A bit of Travers Stakes history unfolded at the finish line at Saratoga Race Course when Alpha caught Golden Ticket at the wire and the two finished in a dead heat for the win Saturday...

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  2. Don King Aims for Boxing Match in North Korea

    He's known for his big hair and his big personality and at 81 years old, legendary boxing promoter Don King is still hard at work trying to turn his big dreams into reality. His latest endeavor: a boxing and music event in North Korea...

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  3. Childhood Home of Boxing Great Ali Up for Sale

    The childhood home of boxing great Muhammad Ali is up for sale. Owner Steve Stephenson said Monday he's asking $50,000 for the small white house with a sagging front porch. It's located in a western Louisville neighborhood of neat, modest homes...

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  4. Olympian Michael Conlan Targeted by Thieves at Home

    Irish boxer Michael Conlan returned home a hero after winning bronze at the London Olympics but has been targeted by thieves and con artists since the Games...

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  5. Angulo Wants Top Trainer, Open to Kirkland Rematch

    As reported last week on BoxingScene.com, Alfredo “Perro” Angulo is a free man once again after finally being released from the El Centro Immigration Detention Center after 7 grueling months in order to fix his working visa situation...

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  6. Ward Carries Underdog Mentality into His Showdown with Dawson

    Nestled in a run-down section of the city sits a nondescript warehouse on 35th Avenue. It’s a dead-end road with dilapidated homes that sits off the freeway...

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  7. Johnny Tapia's Wife: Boxer Died from Heart Problems

    Former boxing champion Johnny Tapia died from heart disease and high blood pressure and not from a drug overdose, his widow said Wednesday...

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  8. Mike Tyson to Hit Hong Kong Investor Forum

    A buttoned-down state-controlled Chinese firm may have bought brokerage CLSA, but that’s not stopping the company from carrying on with its trademark quirky party-cum-conferences...

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  9. Martinez Licensed, Judges Set

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission was busy at Friday's monthly meeting. Middleweight champ Sergio Martinez, former junior middleweight titlist Joachim Alcine and former flyweight ...

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  10. W. Klitschko to Defend Title vs. 6-Foot-7 Wach

    Heavyweight world champion Wladimir Klitschko, virtually untouched during his six-year title reign, will look to add to his increasingly historic run when he makes defense No. 13 against undefeated Mariusz Wach on Nov...

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  11. Deal Averts Shutdown in State's Horse-Race Betting

    Nevada's $59.5 million horse race-betting sector will continue operating after the Nevada Gaming Commission pressed Thursday for the industry to avert a shutdown that threatened to take effect as early as Friday...

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  12. Texans Owner Eyes Travers Win

    Bob McNair understands all about big games. As the owner of the vastly improved Houston Texans , he knows there will be two or three such events that will make or break his team's season, that will decide whether the Texans are great or just pretty good.

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  13. O'Neill Won't Contact Barn Despite No Ruling Preventing It

    Suspended trainer Doug O'Neill said he won't have contact with members of his barn who are running the day-to-day operation, including trainer Leandro Mora, despite the fact that there ...

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  14. Dams of I'll Have Another, Bodemeister to Be Offered

    The dam of dual classic winner I'll Have Another, as well as the dam of Bodemeister, runner-up to the former colt in both events, will be offered for sale at Fasig-Tipton's November breeding stock sale on Monday, November 5...

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  15. British Thoroughbred Frankel Improves to 13-0

    Frankel was simply fabulous again, winning the Juddmonte International by seven lengths at York Racecourse on Wednesday and extending his perfect record to 13-0...

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  16. Triple Crown Runnerup Bodemeister Retiring Due to Injury

    Bodemeister, the second-place finisher in this year's Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, has been retired to stud after an injury to his left shoulder was found...

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  17. Game on Dude the 5-2 Pacific Classic Favorite

    Multiple Grade 1 winner and 2011 Breeders' Cup Classic runner-up Game on Dude drew post position 9 Wednesday night and was installed the 5-2 morning line favorite to win the 22nd edition of the Grade 1, $1 million Pacific Classic this Sunday at Del Mar...

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  18. Sergio Martinez: I'll Wear Chavez Jr. Down

    Former WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez (49-2-2, 28 KO’s) feels he’s going to have the upper hand against his bigger, younger and unfortunately slower opponent WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr...

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  19. Former Olympic Gold Medal Winner Ready for Dawson Challenge

    Andre Ward, 28, the last American men's boxer to win an Olympic gold medal (2004), is preparing for perhaps the biggest fight of his career, a super middleweight world title bout against ...

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  20. De La Hoya on TMT, Garcia-Morales, Lara-Vanes

    Aside from discussing Alfredo “Perro” Angulo’s release from an immigration detention center, Oscar De La Hoya spoke to our Luis Sandoval regarding a variety of topics, ...

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  21. Best KO on Alvarez-Lopez Card Gets $100,000

    Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya has stoked the incentive for the eight fighters involved in the Showtime-televised "Knockout Kings" event, which will happen on Sept...

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  22. Former WBA Light Middleweight Champ Arrested

    Police say a former boxing champion and Connecticut city councilor who yelled at officers and refused to leave a disturbance has been zapped with a stun gun and arrested. Travis Simms is free on $1,000 bond...

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  23. Garcia-Morales to Highlight Title Card in Brooklyn

    Decades have passed since there was a world title fight in Brooklyn, N.Y., but there will be two at the new Barclays Center on Oct. 20...

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  24. Adviser: Pacquiao Will Push Next Fight to Dec. 1

    Manny Pacquiao, originally slated to return to the ring Nov. 10, instead will fight an opponent yet to be determined Dec. 1, his adviser said Wednesday...

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  25. Mario Gutierrez Rides Taylor Said to Victory in 77th Longacres Mile

    Mario Gutierrez had felt like this before. On the first Saturday of May, to be exact. Less than four months after riding I'll Have Another to a victory in the Kentucky Derby, ...

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