Women's boxing

June 26, 2018 - 8:30 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s father has been acquitted in Las Vegas of a misdemeanor battery charge after a trial before a judge. Floyd Mayweather Sr.'s lawyer, Nicholas Wooldridge, said testimony took several hours before Justice of the Peace Harmony Letizia reached the not guilty...
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President Donald Trump, center, speaks as he posthumous pardons Jack Johnson, boxing's first black heavyweight champion, during an event in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Trump is joined by, from left, heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder, Keith Frankel, Sylvester Stallone, and former heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
May 25, 2018 - 2:36 am
Jack Johnson's biggest crime was being an unrepentant black man who beat up white men for a living. High-flying and flamboyant, he refused to live by the unwritten rules of American society in the early 1900s. That made him a target, and that eventually cost him his freedom after being convicted of...
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FILE - In a Monday, April 16, 2018, file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, center, leaves federal court, in New York. Federal prosecutors said they can give President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Cohen, copies of materials seized from him by the FBI by May 11. They notified a New York judge Wednesday. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
April 21, 2018 - 8:03 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday that he doesn't expect Michael Cohen, his longtime personal lawyer and fixer, to "flip" as the government investigates Cohen's business dealings. Trump, in a series of tweets fired off from Florida on the morning of former first lady...
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FILE - This undated photo shows boxer Jack Johnson. President Donald Trump says he's considering "a Full Pardon!" for boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after Jack Johnson was convicted by all-white jury of "immorality" for one of his relationships. Trump tweets that the actor Sylvester Stallone called him to share Johnson's story. Trump says Johnson's "trials and tribulations were great, his life complex and controversial." The president adds: "Others have looked at this over the years, most thought it would be done, but yes, I am considering a Full Pardon!" (AP Photo/File
April 21, 2018 - 4:59 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump says he's considering a posthumous pardon for boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after the late Jack Johnson was convicted by all-white jury of accompanying a white woman across state lines. Trump announced Saturday on...
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April 14, 2018 - 4:00 am
April 15 1918 — Babe Ruth pitched a four-hitter for Boston in the season opener and drove in two runs in a 7-1 win over Philadelphia. 1937 — The Detroit Red Wings beat the New York Rangers 3-0 to take the Stanley Cup in the fifth and final game. 1947 — Jackie Robinson plays his first major league...
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April 04, 2018 - 7:06 am
GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — The opening ceremony for the 21st Commonwealth Games was underway Wednesday on the Gold Coast. Fortunately for the 35,000 spectators at Carrara Stadium, steady rain stopped a few minutes after the expected two-hour event began. The opening ceremony featured celebrations...
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April 02, 2018 - 5:46 am
GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Commonwealth Games organizers summoned team leaders from a competing country to an official meeting over a breach of the event's anti-doping guidelines on Monday. An Indian boxing official says one of his athletes had used a needle, but it was only a vitamin injection...
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April 01, 2018 - 2:24 pm
The supervisor is Rebecca Miller, followed by Ben Nuckols at 5 p.m. and Jake Seiner at 1 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP...
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March 27, 2018 - 3:09 pm
The supervisor is Fred Lief, followed by Vin A. Cherwoo at 5 p.m. and Jake Seiner at 1 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer...
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March 24, 2018 - 2:27 am
The supervisor is Dennis Waszak, followed by Fred Lief at 9 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at...
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