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By Sonny Doung On Sunday, April 16th, 2017

Indongo beats Burns to capture WBA super-lightweight title (The Associated Press)

Namibia’s Julius Indongo captured the WBA super-lightweight title by beating Scottish fighter Ricky Burns on points Saturday in just his second professional bout outside his home country. Burns, a three-weight More...

By Sonny Doung On Saturday, April 15th, 2017

Su-Yeon Jang takes LPGA Tour’s Lotte Championship lead (The Associated Press)

KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Su-Yeon Jang took the Lotte Championship lead in the completion of the third round Friday morning and opened a three-stroke cushion in the afternoon with a third-round 7-under 65. Yahoo More...

By Sonny Doung On Friday, April 14th, 2017

Mike Tyson thanks Christie for work on prisoner re-entry (The Associated Press)

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie accepted a champion’s belt from former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson on Thursday for his efforts on prisoner re-entry. ”You took the punches, trust me, you deserve it,” More...

By Sonny Doung On Sunday, April 9th, 2017

Lomachenko makes easy work of Sosa before 9th-rd TKO (The Associated Press)

Frustrated that he can’t get fights against the opponents he wants, Vasyl Lomachenko took his frustration out on Jason Sosa. Lomachenko (8-1, 6 KOs) dominated his WBO junior featherweight title defense before More...

By Sonny Doung On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Andre Ward, Sergey Kovalev agree to rematch June 17 in Vegas (The Associated Press)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev will meet in a rematch June 17. Yahoo Sports – Boxing News  More...

By Sonny Doung On Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

PGA champ Jimmy Walker coping with mononucleosis (The Associated Press)

PGA champion Jimmy Walker says he has been coping with mononucleosis that has contributed to his lethargic play. Walker captured his first major last year with a wire-to-wire victory in the PGA Championship, contended More...

By Sonny Doung On Monday, April 3rd, 2017

‘Viking Warrior’ Mikkel Kessler making a comeback (The Associated Press)

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Former super middleweight champion Mikkel Kessler says he is making a comeback. Yahoo Sports – Boxing News  More...

By Sonny Doung On Sunday, April 2nd, 2017

Briedis beats Huck on points for WBC cruiserweight belt (The Associated Press)

DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Mairis Briedis of Latvia defeated Marco Huck by unanimous decision to take the WBC cruiserweight title and the German’s minor IBO belt on Saturday. Yahoo Sports – Boxing More...

By Sonny Doung On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Documentarian Ken Burns making film on Muhammad Ali (The Associated Press)

NEW YORK (AP) — The late Muhammad Ali is getting the Ken Burns treatment. Yahoo Sports – Boxing News  More...

By Sonny Doung On Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Ko misses just 2nd LPGA cut; Kerr shoots 69 to take Kia lead (The Associated Press)

A 10-foot putt stood between top-ranked Lydia Ko making the cut or getting a rare weekend off. Ko, the defending Kia champion, missed the cut for just the second time in 91 LPGA Tour starts when she bogeyed two More...