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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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George Henry comes full circle with Backstoppers

George Henry comes full circle with Backstoppers

A photo of former Bel-Ridge police officer Thomas F. Henry who died in 2000 after suffering a heart attack while chasing a suspect. Photo by J.B. Forbes jforbes@post-dispatch.com

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George Henry comes full circle with Backstoppers

George Henry comes full circle with Backstoppers

St. Louis Police Officer George Henry becomes emotional on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, when he and his mother, Terry Henry, recall the death of his father and her husband, Bel-Ridge Police Officer Thomas F. Henry, on March 21, 2000. Thomas Henry died after he suffered a heart attack while chasing…

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George Henry comes full circle with Backstoppers

George Henry comes full circle with Backstoppers

St. Louis Police Officer George Henry practices hitting the punching bag at the 12th & Park Recreation Center in St. Louis on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. Henry is preparing to fight on Wednesday in the BackStoppers Guns 'N Hoses boxing event at Scottrade Center. Photo by J.B. Forbes, jforbe…

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George Henry comes full circle with Backstoppers

George Henry comes full circle with Backstoppers

St. Louis Police Officer George Henry (left) spars with his coach, fellow St. Louis Police Officer Roger Engelhardt at the 12th & Park Recreation Center in St. Louis on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. Henry is preparing to fight on Wednesday in the BackStoppers Guns 'N Hoses boxing event at Sco…

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George Henry comes full circle with Backstoppers

George Henry comes full circle with Backstoppers

St. Louis Police Officer George Henry finishes his workout at the 12th & Park Recreation Center in St. Louis on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. Henry is preparing to fight on Wednesday in the BackStoppers Guns 'N Hoses boxing event at Scottrade Center. Photo by J.B. Forbes, jforbes@post-dispatch.com

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George Henry comes full circle with Backstoppers

George Henry comes full circle with Backstoppers

St. Louis Police Officer George Henry becomes emotional on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, when he and his mother, Terry Henry, recall the death of his father and her husband, Bel-Ridge Police Officer Thomas F. Henry, on March 21, 2000. Thomas Henry died after he suffered a heart attack while chasing…

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George Henry comes full circle with Backstoppers

George Henry comes full circle with Backstoppers

St. Louis Police Officer George Henry (center) gets his taser from Sgt. Anthony Boone at the start of a night shift on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at the North Patrol headquarters. Other officers going on duty are Aaron Gaddis (second from left), Daniel Chamblin (right rear) and Monroe Jenkins IV…

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George Henry comes full circle with Backstoppers

George Henry comes full circle with Backstoppers

St. Louis Police Officer George Henry kisses his mother, Terry Henry, goodbye on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, as he heads out to work a night shift. Photo by J.B. Forbes, jforbes@post-dispatch.com

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