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Photos: Pacquiao lifts career, storm-torn Philippines

Photos: Pacquiao lifts career, storm-torn Philippines

Manny Pacquiao reversed the decline in his boxing career and provided some desperately needed inspiration to the disaster-stricken Philippines with an authoritative victory over Brandon Rios on Sunday in an WBO international welterweight boxing title match in Macau. Thousands of survivors of…

November 24, 2013 9:30 am Photos

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Michael Dunne: A dad's decision to keep son from playing football

Michael Dunne: A dad's decision to keep son from playing football

I played and coached high school football. I love the game and consider myself a huge fan. Even so, I won’t let my 12-year-old son play tackle football today or when he gets older. I’ve decided the risk of head trauma is way too great.

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This week on TV: Sept. 29-Oct. 5

This week on TV: Sept. 29-Oct. 5

DON’T MISS: “BREAKING BAD” SERIES FINALE — It hardly seems fair that this electrifying drama aired for only five seasons, but all “Bad” things must come to an end. Of course, fans will be perched on the edge of their sofas to see how the final act plays out for Walter White (Bryan Cranston),…

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Emile Griffith dies at 75: Fatal beating haunted 'gifted' boxer

Emile Griffith dies at 75: Fatal beating haunted 'gifted' boxer

Emile Griffith, right, lost this 1969 welterweight title fight to José Napoles. Griffith became a boxer in 1958 after his factory boss noticed his muscles.

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Emile Griffith dies at 75: Fatal beating haunted 'gifted' boxer

Emile Griffith dies at 75: Fatal beating haunted 'gifted' boxer

Inside the smaller theater at Madison Square Garden about five years ago, shortly before a world title fight, Emile Griffith was introduced one more time to the crowd. He rose shakily from his seat, waved ever so briefly and then sat down.

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Boxing: Mayweather dominates

Boxing: Mayweather dominates

Floyd Mayweather Jr. lands a left jab on Robert Guerrero in the fifth round. Mayweather raised his record to 44-0-0 and retained his welterweight crown.

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Boxing: Mayweather dominates

Boxing: Mayweather dominates

LAS VEGAS - Floyd Mayweather Jr. fought as if he had never left the ring, coming back from a year's absence Saturday night to win a unanimous 12-round decision over Robert Guerrero in their welterweight title fight.

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Mike Tyson cancels Tucson performance

Mike Tyson cancels Tucson performance

Former boxing champ scraps Tucson due to scheduling conflicts

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De Niro y García Bernal en cinta sobre Durán

De Niro y García Bernal en cinta sobre Durán

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Tickets on sale Wednesday for Tyson's Tucson show

Prices start at $29.

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Tyson bringing one-man show to Tucson

Tyson bringing one-man show to Tucson

Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson is bringing his one-man show to Centennial Hall on Feb. 22.

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Judgment day nears for rising Chavez Jr.

LAS VEGAS - He's the son of a great champion, and for most of his career that's about all Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. was known for.

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Boxing: Mich. teen Claressa Shields a bright spot for awful US team

LONDON - Claressa Shields ducked one punch, deftly leaned away from another and stuck her tongue out at her Russian opponent. Just an American teenager having a little fun.

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Boxing Patrick Finley: Eloy coach preparing boxers for Olympics

As a boxer, Joe Guzman went undefeated in Sadr City.

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Boxing: Eloy native wanted Navy, got Army and ended up as a coach for Team USA

As a boxer, Joe Guzman went undefeated in Sadr City.

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Boxing: Chavez stops Lee in seventh round, retains WBC belt

Boxing: Chavez stops Lee in seventh round, retains WBC belt

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.'s victory put him in line for a title-unification fight with Sergio Martinez.

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Boxing: Chavez stops Lee in seventh round, retains WBC belt

Boxing: Chavez stops Lee in seventh round, retains WBC belt

EL PASO - Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. recovered from a slow start he blamed on leg cramps and stopped Andy Lee at 2:21 of the seventh round Saturday night to retain the WBC middleweight title.

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Boxer Johnny Tapia regarded as consummate underdog

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Johnny Tapia, the five-time boxing champion whose turbulent career was marked by cocaine addiction, alcohol, depression and run-ins with the law, was found dead Sunday at his Albuquerque home. He was 45.

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A unanimous decision for Mayweather

A unanimous decision for Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather Jr. throws a right at Miguel Cotto in the fifth round during a WBA super welterweight title fight Saturday in Las Vegas.

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