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Andrzej Fonfara prepares for his bout Saturday against Joe Smith Jr. in Chicago. Photo: Nabeel Ahmad, Premier Boxing Champions

Boxing Chicago style: Fonfara vs. Smith, PBC on NBC Saturday

SAN DIEGO, June 17, 2016 – Polish born light heavyweight Andrzej Fonfara should be fighting Canada’s Adonis Stevenson in a long-awaited rematch this weekend, whether in Chicago or somewhere else. Instead, Fonfara will face American Joe Smith Jr. in a 10-round main event at Chicago’s UIC Pavillion on Saturday as part of a PBC broadcast ...

UK Brexit-related assassination tanks Thursday gold trade

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2016 – It’s been one truly strange Wall Street week, as dueling narratives—federal government lies vs. political reality on the ground—are driving more traders to head for the exits this week. For the most part. Thursday’s trading action saw markets tanking big-time, until, bizarrely, the tragic assassination of Jo Cox, a pro-EU ...

Obama ignores his glaring similarity to Donald Trump

WASHINGTON, June 16, 2016 — The 2016 presidential cycle has been unlike any other in an incredible variety of ways.  It seems scarcely possible for a writer to pen a more interesting story than the current one, in which Donald Trump, a non-politician, was able to fend off over 15 candidates on the GOP side, ...