Given the competition from Game 3 of the Giants-Tigers World Series, it's doubtful that the entire Fillmore showed up to Karim Mayfield's long-anticipated HBO bout with Riverside boxer Mauricio Herrera. But there were enough San Franciscans gathered around the ring in Verona, New York, to commandeer ... More >>
Eagle-eyed readers may recall a boxing match scheduled for Aug. 17 at Kezar Pavilion between undefeated hometown champ Karim Mayfield and challenger Mauricio Herrera. Hope you didn't show up, because it didn't happen. But it will -- far, far from here.The Aug. 17 ESPN bout was nixed after Herrera su ... More >>
Because comparisons are an inescapable trait of sports fandom, Amir Khan was supposed to be The Next Manny Pacquiao. This was around a year ago. He was fearless, willing to take two blows to give three. He could attack with speed and punch with power. His fights were consistently thrilling. Even his ... More >>
The first knock down came in a flash, a lightning bolt on a clear night, one Andre "Son of God" Ward punch and "Bad" Chad Dawson fell to the canvas.
Ooooohhhhhffffff! the hometown crowd roared.
Oracle Arena hadn't made that noise since Baron Davis Boom-Dizzled Andrei Kirilenko in the 2007 NBA pla ... More >>