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‘Sugar’ Shane Mosley arrives in Manila

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American boxing legend “Sugar” Shane Mosley is in the country for the first time Tuesday to help raise funds for the victims of Typhoon “Yolanda” through the United Boxing Relief Fund.

Posted: January 21st, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Think you really know Mike Tyson? Think again

In this Feb. 11, 1992, file photo, boxer Mike Tyson hitches his pants as he leaves the court in Indianapolis after being convicted on one count of rape and two counts of criminal deviate conduct. At one time he was the baddest man on the planet, a heavyweight champion who terrorized anyone who got in his way, inside the ring or out. More recently he's unburdened himself as perhaps the most tortured soul on earth, with a one-man show on Broadway that Spike Lee has turned into an HBO special airing Nov. 16. Now he's got a new autobiography that might be the most soul baring book of its genre ever written. The title is "Undisputed Truth," and the truth is that Mike Tyson is one messed up dude. (AP Photo/Tom Strattman, File)

Mike Tyson’s life story is the gift that keeps giving. And giving. And giving.

Posted: November 8th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Mike Tyson accused of poaching fighters by USA Boxing

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It didn’t take Mike Tyson very long to get involved in controversy in his new role as a boxing promoter.

Posted: October 2nd, 2013 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Professional | Read More »

Lee, Tyson team to bring boxer’s stage show to TV

Spike Lee, left, director of "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth," and Mike Tyson take part in a panel discussion on the film during HBO's Summer 2013 TCA panel at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Thursday, July 25, 2013, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP

Mike Tyson is going back to pay TV, where his fights were some of the biggest moneymakers in boxing history.

Posted: July 26th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Tyson, Leonard, De la Hoya enter Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame

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Legendary fighters Mike Tyson, Oscar de la Hoya, “Sugar” Ray Leonard, Larry Holmes and Julio Cesar Chavez were among the inaugural inductees named Wednesday to the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame.

Posted: December 20th, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Mike Tyson to take his 1-man show nationwide

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Mike Tyson. AFP FILE PHOTO

Lock up your ears — Mike Tyson’s coming to a theater near you. The former champion boxer and convicted rapist will take his one-man show “Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth” on a three-month tour to more than a dozen cities, including Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Detroit and Washington, D.C.

Posted: November 29th, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Tyson backs Australian PM on sexism

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Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s scathing speech against sexism won unlikely backing from controversial former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson Sunday, who said history was on her side.

Posted: October 14th, 2012 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Ex-boxer Mike Tyson to take a bite out of Broadway

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Former heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson (left) and director Spiken Lee announce "Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth", a one man show on Broadway starring Mike Tyson, on Monday June 18, 2012 in New York. EVAN AGOSTINI/INVISION

Mike Tyson wants his next knockout to be on Broadway. The former boxer announced Monday that he will team up with director Spike Lee to bring his one-man show, “Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth,” to the Longacre Theatre for six nights only, July 31 to Aug. 5.

Posted: June 19th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Musings from a night with Mike Tyson

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BOXING LEGENDS. In this photo provided by the Las Vegas News Bureau, (l-r) Sugar Ray Leonard, Mike Tyson and Piers Morgan pose on the red carpet for the “Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth-Live on Stage” grand opening show at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. Saturday, April 14, 2012. AP Photo/Las Vegas News Bureau, Glenn Pinkerton

The urge struck me about halfway through Mike Tyson’s latest adventure, just after he told the audience about how his mother loved the bottle more than she loved him. Or maybe it was when the big video screens showed a young Tyson serving as a pallbearer for Cus D’Amato, the man who molded his boxing career and the only man he really loved.

Posted: April 16th, 2012 in Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Pacquiao set to smash Tyson’s PPV record

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Manny Pacquiao’s back-to-back box-office hits against Shane Mosley and Juan Manuel Marquez last year have cemented the Filipino ring icon’s reputation as pay-per-view (PPV) king of his generation.

Posted: January 6th, 2012 in Boxing / MMA,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Pacquiao Files | Read More »

Mike Tyson set for Hall of Fame induction

Mike Tyson, whose legendary tale of punishing power and meteroic rise ended in an epic fall from grace, will be among the legends inducted Sunday into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.

Posted: June 11th, 2011 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Pacman-Mosley PPV chart buster

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The sleeper of a bout between Manny Pacquiao and Shane Mosley turned out to be a pay-per-view blockbuster.

Posted: June 8th, 2011 in Boxing / MMA,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Pacquiao Files | Read More »

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