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November 5, 1993
Who: Riddick Bowe (34-0, 29 KOs), Fort Washington, Md., vs. Evander Holyfield (29-1, 22 KOs), AtlantaWhat: For Bowe's International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Association heavyweight titlesWhere: Caesars Palace, Las VegasWhen: Tomorrow. The main event will start approximately 11 p.m. EDT.Distance: 12 roundsPromoters: Spencer Promotions and Main Events, Inc., in conjunction with Caesars PalaceTV: Pay per view begins at 9 p.m. Fight also can be seen at about 1,000 closed-circuit venues.
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By Alan Goldstein and Alan Goldstein,SUN STAFF | March 3, 1997
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Twelve years ago, Sugar Ray Leonard, caught between one of his numerous comebacks, was impressed with the ring skills of a flashy lightweight named Hector Camacho and offered to manage him. But Camacho's flammable mouth quickly squelched the deal.Saturday night, before a crowd of 10,324 at the Convention Center, Leonard tried a different tack. Leonard, a grandfather two months shy of 41, challenged a bulked-up Camacho for his International Boxing Council middleweight title.
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By Ron Borges and Ron Borges,Boston Globe | March 20, 1992
LAS VEGAS -- In most areas of public life these days, you can say just about anything one day and announce the next, "I misspoke," and that's the end of that. That being the case, all Iran Barkley hopes to point out to Thomas Hearns is that there is more than one way to say, "That's the end of that."Like unconsciousness, for one.Several days ago, Hearns, the six-time world champion who will risk his World Boxing Association light heavyweight title against Barkley at Caesars Palace in a nationally televised pay-per-view fight tonight, met Barkley at a press conference and informed him, "In my neighborhood in Detroit, everyone calls me Big Daddy.
SPORTS
November 5, 1993
Who: Riddick Bowe (34-0, 29 KOs), Fort Washington, Md., vs. Evander Holyfield (29-1, 22 KOs), AtlantaWhat: For Bowe's International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Association heavyweight titlesWhere: Caesars Palace, Las VegasWhen: Tomorrow. The main event will start approximately 11 p.m. EDT.Distance: 12 roundsPromoters: Spencer Promotions and Main Events, Inc., in conjunction with Caesars PalaceTV: Pay per view begins at 9 p.m. Fight also can be seen at about 1,000 closed-circuit venues.
SPORTS
February 13, 1991
Astrodome committed to political conventionThe Houston Astros committed the Astrodome for the 1992 Republican Convention without approval of the National League and intend to leave the stadium for a month, baseball officials said yesterday.Astros chairman John McMullen, who is attempting to sell the team, said the Astros are considering playing part of their 1992 home schedule at the Superdome in New Orleans, which lost out to Houston in bidding to host the Republicans.The 1992 convention is scheduled Aug. 17-20, but GOP officials have reserved the Astrodome July 27-Aug.
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By Wallace Matthews and Wallace Matthews,Newsday | March 19, 1992
The Hit Man wants revenge.Trouble is, he has outlasted just about everyone he can exact revenge from. Everyone except Iran Barkley, whom Hearns meets tomorrow night in Las Vegas in a rematch of their spectacular 1988 fight, won by Barkley on a shocking third-round knockout."
SPORTS
March 1, 1992
Magic shouldn't play, Dominican doctor saysThe president of the Central American and Caribbean Sports Organization said yesterday that Magic Johnson should not be allowed in the Olympics.Jose Francisco Puello Herrera, a Dominican neurosurgeon who also heads the Dominican Republic's Olympic Committee, said the IOC's medical committee acted too quickly in supporting Johnson's decision to play on the U.S. basketball team.Puello Herrera told a conference on AIDS and sports in San Juan, Puerto Rico, that "Johnson should not participate for the welfare of the sport and the athletes."
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By Alan Goldstein and Alan Goldstein,SUN STAFF | March 3, 1997
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- Twelve years ago, Sugar Ray Leonard, caught between one of his numerous comebacks, was impressed with the ring skills of a flashy lightweight named Hector Camacho and offered to manage him. But Camacho's flammable mouth quickly squelched the deal.Saturday night, before a crowd of 10,324 at the Convention Center, Leonard tried a different tack. Leonard, a grandfather two months shy of 41, challenged a bulked-up Camacho for his International Boxing Council middleweight title.
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By Alan Goldstein and Alan Goldstein,Sun Staff Correspondent | February 6, 1991
Former light-heavyweight champion Eddie Mustafa Muhammad, now resembling super-heavyweight George Foreman, recently dropped in to watch Sugar Ray Leonard train for his fight with World Boxing Council super-welterweight champion Terry Norris at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night."
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By Earl Gustkey and Earl Gustkey,Los Angeles Times | March 30, 1991
Sugar Ray Leonard, who appeared in nationally televised anti-drug public service announcements in 1989, has used cocaine himself, according to his ex-wife, Juanita Leonard.According to Maryland court records reviewed by the Los Angeles Times, Mr. Leonard's wife made the charges during divorce proceedings last summer, before the two agreed on an out-of-court settlement.The court documents also show that Mr. Leonard did not deny using drugs during his marriage and that he confirmed his wife's assertion that he abused her physically because of alcohol and drug abuse.
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By Ron Borges and Ron Borges,Boston Globe | March 20, 1992
LAS VEGAS -- In most areas of public life these days, you can say just about anything one day and announce the next, "I misspoke," and that's the end of that. That being the case, all Iran Barkley hopes to point out to Thomas Hearns is that there is more than one way to say, "That's the end of that."Like unconsciousness, for one.Several days ago, Hearns, the six-time world champion who will risk his World Boxing Association light heavyweight title against Barkley at Caesars Palace in a nationally televised pay-per-view fight tonight, met Barkley at a press conference and informed him, "In my neighborhood in Detroit, everyone calls me Big Daddy.
SPORTS
By Wallace Matthews and Wallace Matthews,Newsday | March 19, 1992
The Hit Man wants revenge.Trouble is, he has outlasted just about everyone he can exact revenge from. Everyone except Iran Barkley, whom Hearns meets tomorrow night in Las Vegas in a rematch of their spectacular 1988 fight, won by Barkley on a shocking third-round knockout."
SPORTS
March 1, 1992
Magic shouldn't play, Dominican doctor saysThe president of the Central American and Caribbean Sports Organization said yesterday that Magic Johnson should not be allowed in the Olympics.Jose Francisco Puello Herrera, a Dominican neurosurgeon who also heads the Dominican Republic's Olympic Committee, said the IOC's medical committee acted too quickly in supporting Johnson's decision to play on the U.S. basketball team.Puello Herrera told a conference on AIDS and sports in San Juan, Puerto Rico, that "Johnson should not participate for the welfare of the sport and the athletes."
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By Earl Gustkey and Earl Gustkey,Los Angeles Times | March 30, 1991
Sugar Ray Leonard, who appeared in nationally televised anti-drug public service announcements in 1989, has used cocaine himself, according to his ex-wife, Juanita Leonard.According to Maryland court records reviewed by the Los Angeles Times, Mr. Leonard's wife made the charges during divorce proceedings last summer, before the two agreed on an out-of-court settlement.The court documents also show that Mr. Leonard did not deny using drugs during his marriage and that he confirmed his wife's assertion that he abused her physically because of alcohol and drug abuse.
SPORTS
February 13, 1991
Astrodome committed to political conventionThe Houston Astros committed the Astrodome for the 1992 Republican Convention without approval of the National League and intend to leave the stadium for a month, baseball officials said yesterday.Astros chairman John McMullen, who is attempting to sell the team, said the Astros are considering playing part of their 1992 home schedule at the Superdome in New Orleans, which lost out to Houston in bidding to host the Republicans.The 1992 convention is scheduled Aug. 17-20, but GOP officials have reserved the Astrodome July 27-Aug.
SPORTS
By Alan Goldstein and Alan Goldstein,Sun Staff Correspondent | February 6, 1991
Former light-heavyweight champion Eddie Mustafa Muhammad, now resembling super-heavyweight George Foreman, recently dropped in to watch Sugar Ray Leonard train for his fight with World Boxing Council super-welterweight champion Terry Norris at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night."
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By RAY FRAGER | September 15, 2006
Golf -- The Champions Tour is in town, but maybe you don't want to leave your couch. The Golf Channel carries the Constellation Energy Classic from the Hayfields Country Club today through Sunday at 1:30 p.m. College football -- Keep that remote-control finger loose tomorrow. No. 3 Auburn vs. No. 6 LSU and No. 2 Notre Dame vs. No. 11 Michigan both air at 3:30 p.m. on, respectively, CBS (WJZ/Channel 13 and WUSA/Channel 9) and NBC (WBAL/Channel 11 and WRC/Channel 4). Boxing -- Marking the 25th anniversary of Sugar Ray Leonard's stopping Thomas Hearns in the 14th round, ESPN Classic presents ESPN Classic Remembers: Hearns vs. Leonard on Saturday at 8 p.m., with a replay of the fight with updated commentary.
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By Alan Goldstein and Alan Goldstein,Sun Staff Correspondent | December 9, 1990
ATLANTIC CITY N.J. -- "The man really hates me, doesn't he?" Sugar Ray Leonard said late Friday night at a Trump Plaza reception for the Boxer of the Decade banquet, an honor the six-time champion would ultimately win.But Leonard seemed more concerned with the rude greeting he received from Marvelous Marvin Hagler, who had dominated the middleweight division in the 1980s until his shocking upset by Leonard in April 1987 by a controversial split decision.It...
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