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  1. Five World Series matchups I'd like to seeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | ESPN

    If your team is fighting for a playoff spot, you're either sweating nervously with every pitch or, if you're a Royals fan, simply counting down the days until the playoffs begin. For those of us whose teams have long since seen their playoff aspirations crushed like a first-grader stepping on an ant, we're left thinking of what World Series matchup we'd like to see.

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  2. Promoter DiBella goes on signing bingeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | ESPN

    Most notable is the signing of Ukrainian prospect and 2012 Olympian Pavlo Ischenko, 22, who is now based in Brooklyn, New York. DiBella will co-promote Ischenko, who was 294-23 as an amateur, with Fight Promotions.

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  3. Date of Lee's defense vs. Saunders rescheduledRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | ESPN

    Middleweight titleholder Andy Lee's mandatory title defense against Billy Joe Saunders, a homecoming fight on Sept. 19 in Limerick, Ireland, was postponed on Wednesday.

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  4. Quillin set for tuneup against little-known ZerafaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | ESPN

    Former middleweight titlist "Kid Chocolate" Peter Quillin, with a fight against titlist Daniel Jacobs looming at the end of the year, will fight a tuneup bout hoping to escape unscathed. Quillin will face little-known Michael Zerafa in a 12-round bout that will headline a Premier Boxing Champions card Sept.

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  5. Mora likely out 8-10 weeks with avulsion fractureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | ESPN

    Sergio Mora visited the doctor in his hometown of Los Angeles on Thursday and was diagnosed with an avulsion fracture -- when a chunk of bone tears away from the main bone -- in his right ankle, as well as ligament tears in the ankle, the former junior middleweight titleholder told ESPN.com. Mora suffered the injury when he fell awkwardly and got his ankle caught underneath him as he was knocked down in the second round challenging middleweight titleholder Daniel Jacobs on Aug. 1 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, in the co-feature of a Premier Boxing Champions card on ESPN.

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  6. Garcia feeling confident at welterweight for Malignaggi fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | ESPN

    Junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia believes the few extra pounds on his lean frame will make a big difference as he moves up to welterweight. "Everything is better at 147 [pounds]," he said.

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  7. Notes: Klitschko, Fury to meet head to head at kickoff press conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | ESPN

    The 6-foot-6, 245-pound Klitschko , 39, of Ukraine, will be making his 19th title defense when he faces England's Fury , 26, who is 6-9, 260 pounds and loves to trash talk -- which should make the news conference interesting. Fury will be the sixth undefeated opponent Klitschko will face in his last seven title defenses.

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  8. Lee to defend belt in hometown of LimerickRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | ESPN

    As soon as Andy Lee won a middleweight world title in December, he said his dream was to have a defense in his hometown of Limerick, Ireland. Lee will defend his 160-pound crown against England's Billy Joe Saunders, the mandatory challenger, at Thomond Park, an outdoor rugby stadium in the city, where a huge crowd is expected for the Sept.

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  9. Mike Slive's impact on the SEC and college footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | ESPN

    And now, as his transcendent 13-year run as SEC commissioner is over and media days kick off Monday without him, the 74-year-old is more interested in talking about what books he's going to read or how he's going to spoil his 3-year-old granddaughter, Abigail, than in assessing his legacy. Yes, he was the conference commissioner pushing for a playoff in college football long before that was the vogue thing to do among his peers.

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  10. Notes: Inactive Andrade eyeing return dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | ESPN

    Junior middleweight titlist Demetrius Andrade , 27, who has not fought in 13 months because of general contract unhappiness -- despite co-promoters Artie Pelullo and Joe DeGuardia offering him various fights for career-high six-figure purses -- is expected to finally return in late August or September. The promoters told ESPN.com they have various possible fights in the pipeline for him, although a proposed bout on Aug. 15 at the Foxwoods resort in Mashantucket, Connecticut, is not going to happen, according to Pelullo.

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  11. Willie Randolph on Yankees fans: No one has been treated any betterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | ESPN

    On Saturday night, former Yankees co-captain Willie Randolph will be honored with a plaque in Monument Park. Randolph, a five-time American League All-Star, won two World Series as a player and four as a coach with the Yankees.

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  12. Jacobs to defend middleweight belt vs. MoraRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | ESPN

    Daniel Jacobs won his middleweight belt in front of a hometown crowd at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, and now he is going to defend it there. Jacobs will make the second defense of his secondary world title against former junior middleweight titleholder Sergio Mora on Aug. 1 in the opening bout of the second Premier Boxing Champions card on ESPN .

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  13. Garcia making welterweight debut vs. MalignaggiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | ESPN

    Junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia, forced to relinquish one of his world title belts on Thursday, made one of boxing's worst-kept secrets official on Monday -- he will fight as a full-fledged 147-pound welterweight when he meets Paulie Malignaggi on Aug. 1 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The scheduled 12-round bout, which will take place in former junior welterweight and welterweight titleholder Malignaggi's hometown, will headline the second Premier Boxing Champions card on ESPN .

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  14. Garcia forced to relinquish WBC world titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | ESPN

    Junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia, who has not defended his belts since March 2014 and is planning to fight a third nontitle bout in a row, was left with no choice but to relinquish his WBC world title on Thursday or have it stripped from him. Garcia owes a mandatory defense to No.

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  15. Cotto numbers set stage for giant PPV with CaneloRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | ESPN

    If you have any doubt that the fall HBO PPV showdown between middleweight champion Miguel Cotto and former junior middleweight titleholder Canelo Alvarez is anything but a monster fight here is a bit of data that should give you an idea how big it probably will be. When Cotto blew away former unified titleholder Daniel Geale in the fourth round of a one-sided fight on Saturday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, the bout averaged 1.589 million viewers, according to Nielsen Media Research, for HBO's live, first-time airing.

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  16. Scorecard: Cotto's victory paves way for Canelo megafightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | ESPN

    Miguel Cotto TKO4 Daniel Geale Retains world middleweight title Records: Cotto ; Geale Rafael's remarks: In an absolutely devastating performance, Cotto, looking like the destroyer of yesteryear, walked through the weight-drained Geale in blistering fashion to set up a monstrous HBO pay-per-view fight this fall against former junior middleweight titlist Canelo Alvarez, with the exact date and venue to be determined. Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports, which signed Cotto in March; Alvarez promoter Oscar De La Hoya of Golden Boy ; and HBO could not have asked for a better setup for the big one.

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  17. Fortuna vows to stop Vasquez in junior lightweight title fightRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | ESPN

    Japan's Takashi Uchiyama holds a junior lightweight world title, but even though Javier Fortuna and Bryan Vasquez are fighting for the secondary version of that 130-pound belt, it is still a pick-'em fight on paper that could be quite interesting. Fortuna and Vasquez meet on Friday night in the co-feature of the Premier Boxing Champions card headlined by the Amir Khan-Chris Algieri welterweight fight at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

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  18. Lopez twins to co-host NBA blooper Disney showRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | ESPN

    Twin brothers Brook and Robin Lopez will co-host three specials featuring funny moments involving NBA players on and off the court. The investor attempting to build a new basketball and hockey arena in Seattle says his group has yet to be presented with a plan that would have a hockey franchise as the first occupant..

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  19. Sadam Ali: 'I feel that I can do anything'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | ESPN

    Sadam Ali believes he's close to a title shot. First, the unbeaten welterweight prospect has to pass a test Saturday against Francisco Santana in front of a big audience at Madison Square Garden.

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  20. Matthysse-Provodnikov viewership a hitRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | ESPN

    Junior featherweight titleholder Leo Santa is set to appear in the co-feature of the May 2 mega fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, but he will not be defending his 122-pound world title. Former welterweight and junior welterweight titlist Marcos Maidana has his eyes on a showdown with junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia.

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