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Shakur Stevenson (left) dominated champion Jamel Herring, winning the WBO World Super Featherweight title. Photo: MIkey Williams, Top Rank Boxing Stevenson stops Herring

Stevenson stops Herring in ten with breakout performance Saturday  

SAN DIEGO Calif., October 23, 2021 – Thank you, Tim Bradley. Shakur Stevenson of New Jersey (17-0, 9 KOs) said ESPN commentator and former world champion Bradley fired him up by calling him “boring.” It gave  Stevenson motivation for an impressive ten-round TKO win over champion Jamel “Semper Fi” Herring of Cinncinati (23-3, 11 KOs). ...

Jamel Herring (L) and Shakur Stevenson (R) pose during their weigh in prior to their WBO world junior lightweight championship fight in Atlanta Saturday. Photo: Mikey Williams/Top Rank Inc via Getty Images Herring vs Stevenson

Herring vs Stevenson in All-American showdown, Atlanta Saturday, ESPN

SAN DIEGO Calif., October 22, 2021 – The WBO World Super Featherweight title is at stake Saturday as champion Jamel “Semper Fi” Herring of Cinncinati via Coram, New York (23-2, 11 KOs) faces 2016 Olympic silver medalist and ambitious young star Shakur Stevenson of New Jersey (16-0, 8 KOs). The fight takes place Saturday night ...

NFL, Bettors Guide, Preview,

NFL WK 7 Preview – Bettor’s Guide: Invincible Jaguars? Overseas at least.

LOS ANGELES, Thursday, October 21 — The Jacksonville Jaguars could not win in the United States, but this year they are invincible overseas. They won the London Stupor Bowl on the final play against their pathetic intrastate rival Miami Dolphins. Urban Meyer has now won a game as an NFL head coach. Trevor Lawrence has ...

Navarrete defends

San Diego scorcher: Navarrete defends title, Santillan gets hometown win Friday

SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 15, 2021 – After a break of 28 years, Top Rank Boxing returned to San Diego on Friday for its first boxing event since Oscar De La Hoya fought here in his fourth fight in 1993. It was (nearly) worth the wait. Emanuel “Vaquero” Navarrete successfully defended his WBO featherweight title against ...

Emanuel Navarrete (L) and Joet Gonzalez pose during the weigh-in prior to their WBO World Featherweight championship fight at Omni San Diego Hotel Thursday. Photo: Mikey Williams/Top Rank Inc via Getty Images

Ali, Norton, De La Hoya, and now Navarrete bring boxing to San Diego Friday

SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 14, 2021 – After a break of 28 years, boxing promoter Top Rank brings championship boxing back to San Diego on Friday, October 15, at Pechanga Arena. Popular Mexican champion Emanuel “Vaquero” Navarrete will defend his WBO featherweight title against another popular young boxer, Joet Gonzalez of Los Angeles. The event will ...

Al Davis, Raiders, Preview and Bettors Guide

NFL 2021 Week 6 Preview & Bettors Guide: Al Davis and a better Raiders

LOS ANGELES, October 14, 2021 — 10 years ago, Raiders owner Al Davis died. Coach Hue Jackson rallied the team. The Raiders produced an epic and inspiring road win for the ages. 10 years later, the Raider Nation has taken another gut punch. Jon Gruden is not dead, but he is gone. (Cancel Culture gets ...

Gruden, Football, Raiders, NFL, Cancel Culture

Cancel Culture gets Raiders coach Jon Gruden for thinking mean thoughts

LOS ANGELES, October 11, 2021 — The 8th day of October was supposed to be a celebration for the Raider Nation. The 10th anniversary of the death of owner and coach Al Davis was supposed to fire up the Silver and Black fans around the world. Instead, the NFL and the Raiders were rocked by ...

Tyson Fury drops Deontay WIlder for the third and final time in their heavyweight title fight Saturday, October 9 in Las Vegas. Photo: Frank Micelotta/Fox Sports Group FuryWilder3 results

FuryWilder3 Results: Heavy Duty Trilogy Delivers Boxing History in FOTY

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, October 10, 2021 — British heavyweight Tyson Fury of Great Britain ended up in a fight he never expected Saturday, facing American Deontay Wilder for the third time instead of the highly anticipated unification fight against countryman Anthony Joshua. Fury ends up at the pinnacle of boxing’s most vital division after delivering ...

Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder didn't get any closer than this at Friday's weigh-in at the MGM Grand Garden Arena for their upcoming Fox Sports PBC pay-per-view fight in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo: Frank Micelotta/Fox Sports/PictureGroup Fury Wilder 3 preview

Fury Wilder 3 preview: Which big man will win Saturday?

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, October 8, 2021 – It’s a long time since a heavyweight prizefight drew the world’s attention to Las Vegas. It’s been precisely 593 days. It will be 594 days on Saturday when WBC World Heavyweight Champion Tyson Fury of Great Britain stands across the ring from former WBC World Heavyweight champion Deontay ...

NFL, Week 5, Cardinals, 49ers, Bettors, Preview, Guide

2021 Week 5 Preview and Bettor’s Guide: A silly NFL season

LOS ANGELES, October 6, 2021 — The Arizona Cardinals are for real. That sentence itself seems silly. Born in 1899, this franchise has been the model of futility. They moved from Chicago to St. Louis before relocating to Phoenix. They have endured mostly losing seasons. The last time they started 4-0 in 2012, they finished ...

Oleksander Usyk becomes the IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO Heavyweight world champion with a unanimous decision win over Anthony Joshua in London Saturday. Photo: Mark Robinson, Matchroom Boxing.

Oleksandr Usyk new unified heavyweight champion, defeating Joshua

SAN DIEGO, Calif., September 25, 2021 – As he has throughout his career. Oleksandr Usyk of Ukraine fought on his opponent’s home turf in London. In front of Anthony Joshua’s partisan fans at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Usyk picked him apart to become the new unified WBO/WBA/IBF heavyweight world champion. Scorecards were 117-112, 116-112, and 115-113. ...

Anthony Joshua and Oleksander Usyk weigh In ahead of their World Heavyweight Title clash Saturdayt at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London. Photo: Ian Walton Matchroom Boxing. Joshua vs Usyk

Joshua vs Usyk hit the heavyweight dance floor, DAZN Saturday

SAN DIEGO, Calif., September 24, 2021 – After Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk both scored relatively easy victories in their respective fights to close out 2020, Usyk remained the WBO mandatory challenger to unified champion Joshua. At the time, Usyk and his manager Alexander Krassyuk said they would insist on the fight being made. At ...

Raiders, Guenther, Gruden

NFL Week 3 preview: Will Raiders continue their 2-0 streak?

LOS ANGELES, September 23, 2021 — One of the biggest surprises of the 2021 NFL season has been the Raiders. They are 2-0, with both wins coming against very good teams. The Silver and Black survived a harrowing Monday night opener against Baltimore. Then overcoming a 14-0 deficit and won an overtime thriller for the ...

DWTS Season 30 features the US edition's first same sex pair, JoJo Siwa and Jenna Johnson. Photo: ABC

DWTS Season 30 Brings Back the Ballroom and the Stunt Casting

SAN DIEGO, Calif., September 20, 2021 – It seems much longer than one year since ‘Dancing With The Stars’ pulled off its pandemic year production with a polarizing new host in Tyra Banks and the cast of assorted reality TV stars, athletes, singers and of course a Bachelor/Bachelorette testing the limits of their challenges. Good/bad ...

Nassib, NFL, Raiders, Gay

Carl Nassib is a winning member of the Raiders who happens to be gay

LOS ANGELES, September 14, 2021 — A few weeks ago, Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib became the first active NFL player to announce that he is gay. The reaction to Mr. Nassib’s announcement was met with mostly positive responses. The NFL embraced him. The fans were happy for him. And on September 13th ...

Oscar Valdez successfully defended his WBC super featherweight title in a difficult fight with Robson Conceicao in Tucson. Photo: Mikey Williams/Top Rank Inc via Getty Image

Oscar Valdez defends title but feels the heat in Tucson

SAN DIEGO, Calif., September 10, 2021 – Oscar Valdez felt the support of 4,545 adopted hometown fans in Tucson, Arizona, and it helped take some of the weight off his shoulders coming into his first WBC World Super Featherweight title defense Friday. Valdez (30-0, 23 KOs) delivered the win, but it wasn’t the flashy show ...

Oscar Valdez (L) and Robson Conceição (R) face-off during the weigh in for the WBC super featherweight championship on September 9, 2021 in Tucson, Arizona. Photo: Mikey Williams/Top Rank Inc via Getty Images Valdez vs Conceicao

Valdez vs Conceicao: Friday Night Fights preview – ESPN+

SAN DIEGO, Calif., September 9, 2021 – Oscar Valdez, a Mexican native now living in Southern California (29-0, 23 KOs), delivered the first “Fight of the Year” for 2021 with a brilliant performance blending high-level craft and high-powered punching to stop a brave but outgunned Miguel Berchelt of Mexico (37-2, 33 KOs) with an exclamation ...