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With Combined Ages of 105, Boxing Legends, Mike Tyson & Roy Jones, Jr. Set to Fight
July 29, 2020
In their primes, both Tyson and Jones, Jr. were arguably two of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world. But the combined ages of 105-years-old, it leaves many in the boxing community wondering what this fight will look like once these two legendary but older boxers are in the ring once more.  It begs the question, why now? ... read more »
Athletes Speak Out Against Racism in Wake of George Floyd Murder
June 4, 2020
The video footage of George Floyd being murdered by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has outraged people throughout and beyond the United States. During this tragedy, countless athletes brazenly showed their disdain for the existence of racism in various ways. ... read more »
UCLA beats Arizona for 7th straight win, 69-64
March 3, 2020
In mid-January the Bruins held a record of 8-9 with shocking losses to Hofstra and Cal State Fullerton and no thought of a March Madness Tournament bid.  ... read more »
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Cardinals WR Fitzgerald Purchases Minority Stake in Suns
January 24, 2020
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald has purchased a minority stake in the NBA’s Phoenix Suns. ... read more »
Chargers Throw a Tailgate Party for the Lawndale vs Crenshaw Game
September 26, 2019
In part of their “Fantennial Weekend,” the Los Angeles Chargers hosted a “Friday Night Lights” showdown tailgate party on Friday as Crenshaw High School battled Lawndale High School. ... read more »
Boxing Great Pernell ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker Dies
July 18, 2019
Pernell “Sweet Pea” Whitaker’s illustrious International Boxing Hall of Fame journey to stardom was launched in Los Angeles at 1984 Olympic Games where he captured Gold as a member of arguably the greatest Olympic boxing team ever. His life came to a tragic end on Sunday July 15th in Virginia Beach about 18 miles from his birthplace of Norfolk, VA. He was 55. ... read more »
Ruiz stuns Joshua for heavyweight title at MSG
June 6, 2019
Andy Ruiz Jr. had six weeks to prepare for the fight of his life. He’ll have a lifetime to celebrate one of boxing’s biggest heavyweight stunners. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: May 23, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
May 23, 2019
    On this day May 23, 1954, Marvelous Marvin Hagler, who was the undisputed middleweight champion for nearly 7 years, was born. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
George Foreman’s daughter died by suicide, autopsy finds
March 14, 2019
The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences listed her official cause of death on its website. ... read more »
Pacquiao Dominates in Retaining Title Against Broner
January 20, 2019
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Manny Pacquiao showed Saturday night he’s still got plenty of fight for a fighter on the wrong side of 40. Whether Pacquiao’s dominating win over Adrien Broner gets him a rematch with Floyd Mayweather, ... read more »
Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury Fight Invigorates Boxing with Controversial Draw Decision
December 4, 2018
Tyson Fury, the 256½-pound Englishman, was laid out on his back panting as Deontay Wilder engaged in a victory dance in the twelfth round of their match at Staples Center on Saturday night. The fight was over by knockout, or so the world thought. As the referee counted, Fury got up. The crowd collectively gasped. ... read more »
Shane Mosley Jr. Loses to Brandon Adams in “The Contender” Season Finale
November 21, 2018
The boxing competition series “The Contender” concluded its fifth season with a live boxing Championship match at the Forum in Inglewood. ... read more »
Brian Custer Knows How to Knockout Prostate Cancer
July 4, 2018
Custer uses his experiences to bring awareness of prostate cancer and how to prevent it. He has partnered up with the Prostate Cancer Foundation to share his story. ... read more »
Decorated Boxing Referees File Claim Against California State Athletic Commission 
June 21, 2018
Minority boxing officials are filing a civil rights claim against the State Boxing Commission alleging that they are conducting discriminatory practices. Three Hall of Fame officials came forward to explain how the Commission did not assign as many championship fights to them compared to their White counterparts. ... read more »
Success On “The Way”… Ask Dr. Jeanette: Black Jack Johnson Free At Last!!!!
June 6, 2018
After a lifetime of boxing the world, “the Galveston Giant, John Arthur Johnson was posthumously pardoned 105 years after ... read more »
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