Boxing

Conor McGregor, right, throws an Irish flag at Floyd Mayweather during a promotional stop in Toronto on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, for their upcoming boxing match in Las Vegas. (Christopher Katsarov/The Canadian Press via AP)

McGregor makes fun of Mayweather’s tax problems

July 13, 2017 | WNST Staff

The two are scheduled to meet in an exhibition boxing match Aug. 26 in Las Vegas.

The hearse carrying the body of Muhammad Ali passes in front of his boyhood home, top center, during his funeral procession Friday, June 10, 2016, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Muhammad Ali laid to rest in his hometown

June 11, 2016 | WNST Staff

“He was a tremendous bolt of lightning, created by Mother Nature out of thin air, a fantastic combination of power and beauty.”

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‘The Greatest’ Muhammad Ali dies at 74

June 04, 2016 | WNST Staff

“A heavyweight champion who promised to shock the world and did. He floated. He stung. Mostly he thrilled.”

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Family of Muhammad Ali gathers by boxing icon’s bedside

June 03, 2016 | WNST Staff

The boxing icon visited with the Ravens a few years ago.

Bradley gets controversial win over Pacquiao

June 10, 2012 | WNST Staff

Mayweather tested but wins unanimously over Cotto

May 06, 2012 | WNST Staff

Longtime Regular WNST Guest, Iconic Boxing Analyst Bert Sugar Dead at 75

March 25, 2012 | WNST Staff

MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. (AP) — Bert Sugar, an iconic boxing writer and sports historian who was known for his trademark fedora and ever-present cigar, died Sunday of cardiac arrest. He was 75. Jennifer Frawley, Sugar’s daughter, said his wife, Suzanne, was by his side when he died at Northern Westchester Hospital. Sugar also had been […]

Olympic Dream Over for Baltimore Boxer Douglas

February 19, 2012 | WNST Staff

AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. (AP) — Claressa Shields screamed, sidestepped and finally hopped around the ring, unable to contain her glee when she was named the outstanding fighter at the first U.S. Olympic team trials for women’s boxing. Queen Underwood and Marlen Esparza could only chuckle and cheer for their irrepressible 16-year-old teammate. All three fighters […]

Baltimore Fighter Douglas Remains Alive in Olympic Boxing Trials

February 18, 2012 | WNST Staff

Associated Press AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. — Tyrieshia Douglas eliminated fellow flyweight Christina Cruz from the first U.S. Olympic women’s boxing team trials with a 22-14 victory Friday night, avenging an earlier loss and advancing to the final. Mikaela Mayer edged N’yteeyah Sherman 26-25 to stay alive in the lightweight division, setting up a rematch with […]

Crews Eliminated, Douglas Stays Alive at US Olympic Boxing Trials

February 17, 2012 | WNST Staff

Associated Press AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. — Flyweight Marlen Esparza, lightweight Queen Underwood and middleweight Claressa Shields advanced to the finals of the U.S. Olympic women’s boxing team trials with victories in the winners’ bracket Thursday night. Underwood won the most thrilling bout of the landmark tournament, weathering hundreds of punches from 19-year-old N’yteeyah Sherman before […]