Men's boxing

Floyd Mayweather Jr., left, and Conor McGregor pose for photographers during a news conference Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, in Las Vegas. The two are scheduled to fight in a boxing match Saturday in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
August 23, 2017 - 6:34 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. says it was the first punch of the fight. His promoter thinks it came during the second round. One shot to the head, and suddenly Manny Pacquiao decided his night might better be spent fighting on the outside. "I let him know it's not what you think it is,"...
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August 06, 2017 - 1:34 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although Vasyl Lomachenko had battered Miguel Marriaga around the ring for 6 1/2 superlative rounds, the Ukrainian star couldn't break his Colombian opponent's will until he landed a body punch that told him the end was finally near. "I hear his 'Ughhhhh,' and then I punch the...
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August 06, 2017 - 1:02 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vasyl Lomachenko stopped Miguel Marriaga after seven rounds Saturday night to defend his WBO 130-pound title for the third time in nine months. Lomachenko (9-1, 7 KOs), the two-time Olympic gold medalist from Ukraine, showcased his virtuosic technical skill and athletic prowess...
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August 06, 2017 - 12:58 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vasyl Lomachenko stopped Miguel Marriaga after seven rounds Saturday night to defend his WBO 130-pound title for the third time in nine months. Lomachenko (9-1, 7 KOs), the two-time Olympic gold medalist from Ukraine, showcased his virtuosic technical skill and athletic prowess...
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FILE - In this Aug. 18, 2016, file photo, Usain Bolt celebrates winning the gold medal in the men's 200-meter final during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The man who reshaped the record book and saved his sport along the way is saying goodbye. His runs through the 100 meters and Jamaica's 4x100 relay at next week's world championships are expected to produce golds yet again, along with leaving people to wonder who could possibly take his place. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
July 29, 2017 - 11:07 am
Muhammad Ali stood alone on many fronts, but Joe Frazier, George Foreman and a few others still stood toe-to-toe with him in the ring. Jack Nicklaus contended with Arnold Palmer on the front end of his career and Tom Watson on the back end. Usain Bolt? Nobody has been a match for him, on or off the...
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In this Sunday, July 2, 2017, file photo, Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines reacts after his loss to Jeff Horn of Australia, during their WBO World Welterweight title fight in Brisbane, Australia. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard, File)
July 10, 2017 - 9:06 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — An independent review of the scoring in Manny Pacquiao's contentious WBO welterweight world title loss to Jeff Horn has confirmed the outcome in favor of the Australian former schoolteacher. A Philippines government department asked the WBO to review the refereeing and...
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In this Sunday, July 2, 2017, file photo, Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines reacts after his loss to Jeff Horn of Australia, during their WBO World Welterweight title fight in Brisbane, Australia. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard, File)
July 07, 2017 - 12:41 am
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — The World Boxing Organization will re-score the Manny Pacquiao-Jeff Horn welterweight title fight because of the contentious unanimous decision awarded to the Australian challenger, but there is no plan to change the result. The WBO was responding to a Philippines...
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In this Sunday, July 2, 2017, file photo, Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines reacts after his loss to Jeff Horn of Australia, during their WBO World Welterweight title fight in Brisbane, Australia. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard, File)
July 06, 2017 - 11:06 pm
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — The World Boxing Organization will re-score the Manny Pacquiao-Jeff Horn welterweight title fight because of the contentious unanimous decision awarded to the Australian challenger, but there is no plan to change the result. The WBO was responding to a Philippines...
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In this Sunday, July 2, 2017, file photo, Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines reacts after his loss to Jeff Horn of Australia, during their WBO World Welterweight title fight in Brisbane, Australia. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard, File)
July 06, 2017 - 10:43 pm
BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — The World Boxing Organization it will re-score the Manny Pacquiao-Jeff Horn welterweight title fight because of the contentious unanimous decision awarded to the Australian challenger, but there is no plan to change the result. The WBO was responding to a Philippines...
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In this Sunday, July 2, 2017, file photo, Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines reacts after his loss to Jeff Horn of Australia, during their WBO World Welterweight title fight in Brisbane, Australia. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard, File)
July 05, 2017 - 2:38 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Manny Pacquiao asked the WBO to act on a request by Philippine sports officials for a review of his welterweight world title loss to Jeff Horn, saying he didn't want to see the boxing industry "dying because of unfair decision and officiating." While Pacquiao has accepted...
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