Men's boxing

New York Mets public address announcer Colin Cosell answers questions during an interview, Saturday, June 2, 2018, at Citi Field in New York. Cosell is starting his first day as the Mets' PA announcer and is the grandson of famed sportscaster Howard Cosell. He will be splitting the duties with Marysol Castro. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
June 02, 2018 - 7:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — As a young boy, Colin Cosell would climb into Papa's lap and listen to that famed voice, the nasal, New York tone booming to sports fans all over the country. The sound of Howard Cosell still echoes, decades and generations later. "I pride myself on doing the best imitation of my...
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FILE - In this 1932 file photo, boxer Jack Johnson, the first black world heavyweight champion, poses in New York City. President Donald Trump on Thursday, May 24, 2018, granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing's first black heavyweight champion, clearing Jack Johnson’s name more than 100 years after a racially-charged conviction. (AP Photo/File)
May 25, 2018 - 1:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing's first black heavyweight champion, clearing Jack Johnson's name more than 100 years after what many see as his racially charged conviction. "I am taking this very righteous step, I believe, to correct a wrong...
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FILE - In this 1932 file photo, boxer Jack Johnson, the first black world heavyweight champion, poses in New York City. President Donald Trump on Thursday, May 24, 2018, granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing's first black heavyweight champion, clearing Jack Johnson’s name more than 100 years after a racially-charged conviction. (AP Photo/File)
May 25, 2018 - 12:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing's first black heavyweight champion, clearing Jack Johnson's name more than 100 years after what many see as his racially-charged conviction. "I am taking this very righteous step, I believe, to correct a...
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WBC Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder speaks at a press conference before the GEICO 500 NASCAR Talladega auto race at Talladega Superspeedway, Sunday, April 29, 2018, in Talladega, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
April 29, 2018 - 1:31 pm
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder thinks he'll get the next shot at Anthony Joshua. Wilder said Sunday before serving as honorary pace car driver for the NASCAR race at Talladega Superspeedway that the fight "will definitely happen." He said his team has offered Joshua...
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Britain's Anthony Joshua celebrates victory over New Zealand's Joseph Parker, left, after their WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO Heavyweight Championship title bout in Cardiff, Wales, late Saturday, March 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
March 31, 2018 - 7:01 pm
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Anthony Joshua was taken the distance for the first time before beating Joseph Parker by unanimous decision and becoming a three-belt world heavyweight boxing champion on Saturday. Following a fight whose flow was disrupted by the regular interventions of Italian referee...
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Britain's Anthony Joshua celebrates victory over New Zealand's Joseph Parker, left, after their WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO Heavyweight Championship title bout in Cardiff, Wales, late Saturday, March 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
March 31, 2018 - 6:49 pm
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — The Latest on the Anthony Joshua-Joseph Parker fight (all times local): 11:45 p.m. Anthony Joshua beat Joseph Parker by unanimous decision to become a three-belt world heavyweight champion. He delivered the first loss of the New Zealander's career on Saturday. Joshua was taken...
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David Price, left, is hit by Alexander Povetkin in their WBA Inter-Continental Heavyweight and WBO International Heavyweight Championship contest at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales, Saturday March 31, 2018. Price and Povetkin on the undercard Saturday, ahead of the main event unification title fight between heavyweight contenders Anthony Joshua or Joseph Parker. (Nick Potts/PA via AP)
March 31, 2018 - 5:40 pm
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Alexander Povetkin of Russia is back on the cusp of another heavyweight world title fight after a brutal knockout of David Price on Saturday. The WBA champion from 2011-13, Povetkin's career stalled twice after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs in a seven-month...
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Britain's World Heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua, left, and New Zealand's World Heavyweight champion Joseph Parker, face off during a press conference in London Tuesday March 27, 2018. Joshua and Parker will meet in a title in Cardiff on Saturday (Nick Potts/PA via AP)
March 27, 2018 - 11:23 am
LONDON (AP) — Anthony Joshua predicts an early end. Joseph Parker is still deciding how he will end it. For a world heavyweight unification title fight refreshingly free of trash talk, predicting the outcome on Saturday in Cardiff was as close as Joshua and Parker came to banter on Tuesday at their...
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FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2017, file photo, Deontay Wilder paces the ring before a boxing bout against Bermane Stiverne, for the WBC heavyweight title, New York. Wilder has big plans. They don't particularly include Luis Ortiz, against whom Wilder defends his WBC heavyweight title on Saturday night, March 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen, File)
March 02, 2018 - 12:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Deontay Wilder has big plans. They don't particularly include Luis Ortiz, against whom Wilder defends his WBC heavyweight title on Saturday night. Wilder is looking at a matchup with fellow champion Anthony Joshua — as soon as possible. That's not necessarily a wise move, looking...
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January 24, 2018 - 9:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — There they stood, champions holding their belts, challengers longing to take them away. From WBC world heavyweight champ Deontay Wilder to WBA featherweight title holder Leo Santa Cruz, the stage at a midtown restaurant was overflowing with tough guys and testosterone. Showtime...
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