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Denied Rio medal, Irish fighter debuts on St. Patrick’s Day

NEW YORK — Michael Conlan wasn't going to take it quietly when judges at the Rio Olympics gave his Russian opponent a controversial decision...
Champ’s artistic side to be displayed at Muhammad Ali Center

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — When Muhammad Ali wasn't jabbing or dancing in the ring, he sometimes liked dabbling as an artist. ...
Manny Pacquiao set to return to ring on April 23

BRISBANE, Australia — Manny Pacquiao will add another fight to his long career resume when he takes on Australian welterweight Jeff Horn on April...
Golovkin vs Jacobs: big-punching middleweights set for March

NEW YORK — Sitting behind all four of his championship belts, Gennady Golovkin was nearly impossible to spot. ...
The king of 2016: LeBron James named AP Male Athlete of Year

CLEVELAND — LeBron James was jolted forward when the massive crowd swelled from the sidewalks and into Cleveland's streets, surrounding the convertible that he...
Cubs’ World Series title voted top AP sports story of 2016

CHICAGO — Everything changed for the Chicago Cubs on a rainy November night. A century-plus worth of heartache washed away by a wave of...
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Mighty sequoias fell in sports in 2016, transformational figures who reshaped the games and the culture — from Muhammad Ali to Gordie Howe, from...
Kenner girl punches her way into national boxing spotlight

KENNER, La. — Many have Olympic dreams but few are able to achieve them. For 14-year-old Kenner resident Alexis Lavarine, that dream has come...
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder is scheduled to return to the ring against Polish challenger Andrzej Wawrzyk. ...
The king of 2016: LeBron James named AP Male Athlete of Year

CLEVELAND — LeBron James was jolted forward when the massive crowd swelled from the sidewalks and into Cleveland's streets, surrounding the convertible that he...

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