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Hector ‘Macho’ Camacho elected to Boxing Hall of Fame (The Associated Press)

Posted: December 18, 2015 at 5:22 am   /   Sports

In his heyday in the ring, there was nobody quite like Hector Camacho. Camacho, who overcame the mean streets of Spanish Harlem to become a three-division champion, was among a group of nine inductees announced Wednesday for enshrinement in the International Boxing Hall of Fame. ”There has not been, nor will there be, another Hector […]

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Donaldson wins Thailand Championship (The Associated Press)

Posted: December 13, 2015 at 5:34 pm   /   Sports

Jamie Donaldson won his first title of the year after beating Clement Sordet of France and defending champion Lee Westwood by three strokes in the final round of the Thailand Championship at the Amata Country Club on Sunday. The No. 68-ranked Donaldson rallied from two shots behind at the start of the day to shoot […]

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China’s Simin Feng wins LPGA Tour Q-school (The Associated Press)

Posted: December 8, 2015 at 6:02 pm   /   Sports

China’s Simin Feng completed a wire-to-wire victory in the LPGA Tour Qualifying Tournament on Sunday to regain a full exemption. The 20-year-old Feng closed with a 3-under 69 at LPGA International for an 18-under 342 total and a seven-stroke victory. ”I’m very excited,” Feng said. Yahoo Sports – Golf News

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Tiger Woods has no timetable on healing or playing (The Associated Press)

Posted: December 2, 2015 at 6:32 am   /   Sports

Tiger Woods painted a bleak picture Tuesday on when he can return to golf or even get back to doing anything more than just walking. ”The hardest part for me is there’s really nothing I can look forward to, nothing I can build toward,” Woods said. Woods is at the Hero World Challenge as the […]

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One-of-a-kind Fury won’t change after heavyweight title win (The Associated Press)

Posted: December 1, 2015 at 5:59 am   /   Sports

Being heavyweight champion of the world hasn’t changed Tyson Fury much, at least judging by the maverick boxer’s journey back to Britain after beating Wladimir Klitschko. There’ll be no change in the champ,” Fury, who is of Gypsy heritage and says he’s the most charismatic boxer since Muhammad Ali, told The Associated Press in a […]

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Schwartzel wins Euro Tour’s Alfred Dunhill Championship (The Associated Press)

Posted: November 30, 2015 at 5:24 am   /   Sports

Charl Schwartzel eased to a four-shot victory at the Alfred Dunhill Championship on Sunday to become the third South African behind Ernie Els and Retief Goosen to win 10 European Tour titles. Schwartzel’s fourth triumph at the Alfred Dunhill was ultimately comfortable as he finished with a 2-under 70 for a 15-under total of 273. […]

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After beating Klitschko, Fury wants to be ‘great champion’ (The Associated Press)

Posted: November 29, 2015 at 6:24 pm   /   Sports

He threatened to walk away from boxing if he lost to Wladimir Klitschko, or even if he won. Now the always unpredictable Tyson Fury says he intends to be a great heavyweight champion. ”I hope to have many more defenses of these titles in future,” Fury said after outpointing the Ukrainian Saturday night and taking […]

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Spieth has 71 at Australian Open, trails early leader by 5 (The Associated Press)

Posted: November 26, 2015 at 5:24 am   /   Sports

Jordan Spieth birdied his opening hole and bogeyed his last during an even-par 71 Thursday that saw the defending champion trail early leader Lincoln Tighe by five strokes on a blustery, hot day at the Australian Open. In scorching hot, windy conditions, Spieth started on the 10th hole with a birdie, bogeyed a par-3 on […]

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New Rocky story ‘Creed’ balances brutality and theatricality (The Associated Press)

Posted: November 25, 2015 at 5:40 am   /   Sports

Sylvester Stallone knows most of Rocky Balboa’s famous fights would have been stopped by a real-life referee long before the battered and bloodied fictional heavyweight champion rallies his will to win. ”I do feel responsible, because I see the brain damage,” Stallone said in a recent interview. The ”Rocky” series continues this week with the […]

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Triple G and Canelo could be boxing’s next big thing (The Associated Press)

Posted: November 23, 2015 at 5:27 am   /   Sports

Canelo Alvarez hadn’t even had time to celebrate his win over Miguel Cotto when the subject of Gennady Golovkin came up. ”With all due respect, if he wants to fight right now I’ll put the gloves on and fight him,” Alvarez said. The two biggest names in the middleweight division are on a collision course […]

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