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Ali Norton Trilogy One Of Sports Most Memorable

The Ali-Norton trilogy is also the most frequently cited example of an old boxing truth: that no matter how good a fighter is, there is almost always somebody out there who has his number, someone who will always give him fits. With Pacquiao, it has been Marquez; with Ali, it was Norton. In the words […]

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Mayweather Wins Big To Unify Titles

Floyd “Money” Mayweather gave his young opponent from Mexico, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, a lesson in the art of boxing Saturday night. But the only mystery of the bout was why one judge saw it as a draw and had the world’s best pound-for-pound boxer saying he thought her scorecard “was a joke.” Mayweather got stronger […]

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Usain Bolt Back On Top Of 100 Meter World

MOSCOW (AP) — Usain Bolt restored order to the world of sprinting. Reclaiming the 100-meter world championship gold he lost through a false start in South Korea two years ago, the Olympic champion again holds every major sprint title there is. And he shook off rain, sore legs, a slow start and any doubters Sunday […]

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Muhammad Ali Celebrates 70th Birthday W/Variety Of Events

The boxing champ basked in chants of “Ali! Ali!” as hundreds of supporters cheered him on Saturday night with a hearty rendering of Happy Birthday during his 70th birthday celebration in his Kentucky hometown. Never mind that Ali actually turns 70 years old on Tuesday: the private party in his hometown is the first of […]

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Serena Injures Ankle.. Could Be Out At Australian Open

One thought entered Serena Williams’ mind as she sprawled across the baseline after injuring her ankle: “Not again!” Yet another Australian Open campaign is in doubt due to injury — she missed the 2002, 2004 and 2011 editions because she was hurt. In between, she has won five Australian titles and lost only twice at […]

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Kobe’s Wife To Get Half “Plus Expenses?” “Some Expensive @$$”

Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant is being linked in unconfirmed reports to one of Kim Kardashian’s best friends, Carla DiBello. Several websites are claiming that DiBello, 27, has been on close terms with the millionaire athlete for the last couple of years, according to Radar Online. Some note that she has been spotted courtside at Lakers […]

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Soccer: Using Your Head Isn’t Always Smart

Soccer players who use their heads to butt the ball are at high risk for brain injury and cognitive impairment, according to researchers at Yeshiva University’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center in New York. Using advanced imaging techniques and cognitive tests, they used diffusion tensor imaging, an advanced MRI-based imaging technique, […]

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Terelle Owens -Warrant Issued For Child Support

An arrest warrant has been issued for Terrell Owens after he failed to show up for a Bay Area court date regarding child support payments. Diana Bianchini, a spokeswoman for Owens, said Saturday that the free-agent wide receiver tried to reschedule an Oct. 24 hearing in Contra Costa County Court because he had set up […]

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NBA Lockout: First Two Weeks Of The Season Cancelled

[smoothslider] Just past 9 p.m. on Monday, minutes after a seven-hour collective-bargaining session between the NBA and the players’ association had wrapped, a solemn David Stern emerged and delivered the bad news:  The first two weeks of the regular season had been canceled. Later, as deputy commissioner Adam Silver, union president Derek Fisher, executive director […]

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Serena Battles Umpire In US Open Finals Loss

Already being outplayed by Sam Stosur in the U.S. Open final, the last thing Serena Williams needed was to lose a game for yelling during a point.  That’s exactly what happened early in the second set, leading to an argument between Williams and the chair umpire, a scene less ugly than — but reminiscent of […]

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