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  1. Report: Cyborg vs Braekhus planned for undercard if McGregor vs Mayweather happensRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | BloodyElbow

    The latest boxing/MMA crossover chatter involves a possible match-up between Cris Cyborg and Cecilia Braekhus on the undercard of McGregor/Mayweather, if that fight indeed comes to pass. For the last several months, the prospect of a McGregor vs Mayweather boxing bout has been tossed around between the two fighting moneymakers online.


  2. Pound for PoundRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | ABC News

    ince its brief heyday, when fighters like Christy Martin and Laila Ali captivated national audiences, women's boxing has largely been absent from the spotlight -- few appearances on major cards, and almost nonexistent on television. The promoters who ...


  3. From Flint to Rio: The woman who made Olympic historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CNN

    Gold medalist Claressa Maria Shields of the United States poses on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Women's Boxing Middle on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Riocentro - Pavilion 6 on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. At the 2016 Olympic Games the 21-year-old became the first boxer -- male or female -- to win back-to-back gold medals.


  4. US Triumphs in Women's Triathlon, China Wins Men's BadmintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.


  5. Ex-NFL quarterback arrested naked with drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The York Daily Record

    Ex-USC, Raiders QB Todd Marinovich arrested naked with drugs Todd Marinovich was found in a backyard holding a bag that contained marijuana. Check out this story on ydr.com: http://usat.ly/2bQ7KmA IRVINE, Calif.


  6. U.S. Boxer Makes History on Last Day of Rio GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Democracy Now

    The 2016 Summer Olympics held their closing ceremony in Rio on Sunday, but not before one more U.S. athlete made history. Twenty-one-year-old Claressa Shields of Flint, Michigan, won her second consecutive gold medal in boxing-the first U.S. woman to do so.


  7. American women propel U.S. to most dominant Summer Games in 84 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Washington Post

    The 2016 Summer Games are over, and the United States led all nations in Olympic medals with 121, 51 more than second-place China. It's also the sixth straight Summer Olympics in which Team USA has been at the top of the medal table, making this the most dominating run in the Summer Games since the Soviet Union ruled the Olympics between 1972 and 1980.


  8. An unprecedented four Khel Ratnas this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Times of India

    Two of India's 2016 Olympians, gymnast Dipa Karmakar and shooter Jitu Rai, had been recommended for the prestigious award. NEW DELHI: As already reported by timesofindia.com on August 19, for the first time in the history of the NEW DELHI: For the first time in the history of the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, India's highest honour in sports, it appears there will be at least four recipients.


  9. Zambia: Zambia's Rising Queens of the Boxing RingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | AllAfrica.com

    ... most renowned female boxer to date. Since her rise to prominence, as well as changes in sporting regulations, women's boxing has become increasingly popular in the southern African nation. Clubs like Exodus International Boxing Promotions (EIBP), ...


  10. Middleweight Shields repeats as Olympic boxing championRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Japan Times

    ... Fontijn offered no resistance and the round served as little more than a coronation for the American face of women's boxing. "I was like, hey, we're here to fight," Shields said. "You think you can beat me? Let's go. I hit you with a hard shot. Hit ...


  11. Saturday's Olympics roundup: Centrowitz shocks in 1,500, US sweeps 4...Read the original story

    Monday | The Rochester Sentinel

    Only the son, who goes by Matthew, is bringing home a gold medal and neither he nor his dad, known as Matt, can believe it. During his victory lap after a surprise win in the 1,500 meters at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Saturday, the American runner suddenly spotted his dad in the stands.


  12. Population size has nothing to do with sporting excellenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Rediff.com

    'No country can go from zero to hero at the Olympics.' 'A hundred Indians now feature in the world's top 25 and that's progress,' says Shekhar Gupta.


  13. Groundbreaking Olympics for women in RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Bangkok Post

    From the dizzying gymnastics heights of African-American Simone Biles to Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik and Brazilian golden girl Rafaela Silva in judo -- Rio proved a groundbreaking Games for women. US gymnast Simone Biles' acrobatic skills won star billing with her record-equalling four women's gold and a bronze Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps had already arrived in Rio as global superstars of men's track and field and swimming.


  14. This is how how people watched the Olympics around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Mashable

    As the 2016 Rio Olympics comes to a close, it is a good time to remember the beauty of a truly global offline event: the joy of watching the television with family, friends, random strangers or coming together with your countrymen to cheer on your team. While Olympians competed during the last 17 days, fans around the world gathered in convenience stores, restaurants and lounge rooms and huddled around television screens to watch iconic moments as they were beamed live across the world.


  15. Vincent on Hardy Loss: Everybody Told Me I'd Get Robbed in BKRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Boxing Scene

    On the same day that Flint, Michigan's Claressa Shields won her second consecutive Olympic Gold medal for the U.S., women's boxing was given another great platform as Brooklyn's Heather "The Heat" Hardy earned a majority decision over previously unbeaten Shelly "Shelito's Way" Vincent in their 10-round bout. "This is definitely a win for women's boxing," said Hardy.


  16. Olympics end rocky road of RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Toledo Blade

    A woman poses for a photo at a sculpture of the Rio Olympics logo at a crowded Olympic Park at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2016. The sculpture shows people jubilantly joining hands to represent the culture of Rio.


  17. Boxer Claressa Shields makes hard look easyRead the original story

    Sunday | ABC News

    ... women have to share ... why not? More likely she does all of the above, stays in the game, and helps take women's boxing to new heights. "She will be only 25 in Tokyo," said Billy Walsh, the new head women's coach for USA Boxing. "She could go on to ...


  18. American women's successes are a barometer of progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Star Tribune

    Enacted in 1972, Title IX guaranteed women an equal opportunity to participate in college athletics. It is not the sole reason for the Olympic dominance of U.S. women - many gymnasts and swimmers begin winning medals before they graduate from high school - but it has helped grow the ranks of female athletes, and has given girls incentive to pursue sports and athletic scholarships.


  19. The Latest: Athletes, crowd dance to DJs at closing ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    British field hockey player Kate Richardson-Walsh will carry her country's flag at the closing ceremony of the Olympics. The 36-year-old Richardson-Walsh, a four-time Olympian, was the captain of Britain's gold-medal winning field hockey team.


  20. Rio 2016: Olympics recapRemember what happened at the Rio 2016 Games?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KCAU

    AUGUST 13: Silver medalist Simone Manuel of the United States celebates on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Women's 50m Freestyle Final on Day 8 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. /Image copyright 2016 Getty Images.