Boxing was big when the old YMCA in the Hill District was constructed in 1922. That ended decades ago, but hard work by an ex-police officer and local residents has brought the old gym back.
Mike Tyson has been chosen to present Evander Holyfield for his induction into Nevada’s Boxing Hall of Fame on August 9, in, of course, Las Vegas, the scene of many crimes, factual and fictional.
A film crew was in Carrick again today, shooting scenes for the Jake Gyllenhaal movie called “Southpaw.”
Here is a list of five things you didn’t know about Saul “Canelo” Alvarez.
If boxing is to save its vitality, it needs vital boxers to fight each other. Seems simple enough, an athletic algorithm that serves the sport and its fans.
From fiction to reality, the underdog often chirps until he’s champ. So it is with Erislandy Lara. While technically the champion here and universally respected as a fighter, Lara has little of Canelo’s cash or cachet, and just a fraction of Canelo’s traction among the media.
On July 12, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Erislandy Lara are fighting in Las Vegas. While technically not a title fight, it’s considered the de facto championship bout at 154 lbs.
By: Adam Bloom Our Pre-Game Playlist series, that can be found at CBSLocalSports.com, features athletes sharing the music they’re currently listening to. This includes songs they enjoy blasting in the car to music that relates to their […]
First, it was Russell Crowe, and now Jake Gyllenhaal is returning to Pittsburgh to make another movie.
Mike Tyson is without question one of the most famous boxers in the world. Today, he talked about his life, career and a new boxing promotion he’s bringing to the city.
Manny Pacquiao, one of the few boxers to still move the needle, fights Timothy Bradley this weekend for the WBO welterweight title.
Before other sports matched the money and none of the danger, boxing was must-watch theater, a distillation of the rags-to-riches narrative that personified the American Dream. And Ken Norton was Exhibit A.
Alvarez and Mayweather are fighting at a catch-weight of 152 pounds, which, if you’re looking for an edge, would probably point to Alvarez, the naturally larger man. But Mayweather has a way of making larger men look small.
On the 9th floor of the BNY Mellon building downtown, you’ll find the desk of Jennifer Chieng. As she calmly types away, you’d never know there’s a fire brewing.
Former heavyweight boxing champion Larry Holmes has won a legal round in a towing dispute at his eastern Pennsylvania restaurant.