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Brace yourself for the Game of Thrones promotions war

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 26, 2019 – HBO doesn’t need to spend a dime on promotion for the upcoming eighth and final season of “Game of Thrones,” its record-breaking, award-winning series. A single tweet with the show’s logo and an April 14, 2019 date confirming the season debut would have done the job nicely, with ...

Gennady Golovkin (left) and Martin Murray pose after their weigh-in in Monte Carlo Friday. Photo: Naoki Fukuda

Golovkin vs. Murray in Monte Carlo boxing matinee, HBO Saturday

SAN DIEGO, February 20, 2015 – Boxing writers experience serious déjà vu reporting on middleweight champion Gennady “Triple G” Golovkin. It seems like we write the same previews of Golovkin’s bouts over and over. Like those who’ve come before him, Golovkin (31-0, 28 KOs) maintains he isn’t taking his next opponent, British middleweight Martin Murray ...

Boxing briefs: Jay-Z, Pacquiao, Andre Ward, Golden Boy, Golovkin making news

SAN DIEGO, January 10, 2015 – Boxers brought the action from coast to coast to kick off the 2015 boxing season with Friday Night Fights in Brooklyn and California. The bigger headlines were outside the ring on shifts in at the business end of the sport with changes in promoters and fighter affiliations. Roc Nation ...

Terence Crawford is the toast of Omaha, Nebraska and our 2014 Fighter of the Year. Photo: Chris Farina, Top Rank

Omaha’s Terence Crawford: our 2014 Fighter of the Year

SAN DIEGO, January 2, 2015 – Choosing a Fighter of the Year for 2014 was not as tough as in 2013 when a half dozen boxers made the short list. This year, it was a coin flip between two worthy candidates who rose above the rest. A half dozen boxers made my original short list. ...

It was a big year for Francisco "Chihuas" Rodriguez of Mexico, winner in our 2014 Fight of the Year. Photo: Courtesy BoxAzteca

Boxing’s top fights of 2014: Rodriguez and Takayama stand tallest

SAN DIEGO, January 1, 2015 – The past 12 months in boxing will be remembered just as much for the fights that didn’t happen as the ones that did. The action outside the ring continues to be dominated by the “will they or won’t they?” discussion about a superfight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather. ...

Gennady Golovkin and his team celebrate his victory at Madison Square Garden Saturday. Photo: Will Hart, HBO

HBO Boxing presents its top fights of 2014 December 27 – 30

SAN DIEGO – December 26, 2014 – Most other TV networks have Rudolph or Charlie Brown. HBO? It’s got PacMan, Dr. Steelhammer, and Triple G. Because what says ho ho ho more than a good KO? In what has become its holiday programming tradition, HBO will replay the best boxing aired on its network in ...