Women's boxing

February 04, 2018 - 3:00 am
Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA Feb. 4 1861 — The Philadelphia Athletics beat Charter Oak 36-27 in a baseball game played on frozen Litchfield Pond in Brooklyn, N.Y., with the players wearing ice skates. 1924 — The first Winter Olympics close in Chamonix, France. Sixteen countries competed in 17 events...
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January 20, 2018 - 12:13 pm
Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA Jan. 21 1921 — Kenesaw Mountain Landis takes office as baseball's commissioner. 1947 — Carl Hubbell, Frank Frisch, Mickey Cochrane, and Lefty Grove are elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. 1953 — Dizzy Dean and Al Simmons are elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. The...
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In a photo provided by Showtime, Claressa Shields is interviewed after he win over Tori Nelson during a boxing bout Friday night, Jan. 12, 2018, in Verona, N.Y. Shields scored a unanimous 10-round decision to retain her women's WBC and IBF super middleweight world titles. (Stephanie Trapp/Showtime via AP)
January 13, 2018 - 11:31 am
VERONA, N.Y. (AP) — Two-time Olympic boxing champion Claressa Shields scored a unanimous 10-round decision over Tori Nelson on Friday night at Turning Stone Casino to retain her women's WBC and IBF super middleweight world titles. Each of the three judges scored the fight 100-90 for Shields (5-0, 2...
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December 29, 2017 - 11:56 pm
___ Sept. 7 — Sloane Stephens reached her first Grand Slam final, edging Venus Williams 6-1, 0-6, 7-5 in the first of two all-American semifinals. Stephens became just the fourth unseeded player to reach the U.S. Open women's final in the Open era, which began in 1968. Stephens, two points from...
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December 29, 2017 - 11:56 pm
___ June 27 — Florida scored four runs in the eighth inning to pull away from LSU, and the Gators beat their Southeastern Conference rival 6-1 to complete a two-game sweep in the College World Series finals for their first national title in baseball. The Gators posted the eighth sweep in the 15...
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December 29, 2017 - 11:56 pm
___ April 20 — Olympic champion hurdler Brianna Rollins of the United States received a one-year suspension repeated failures to disclose her whereabouts to anti-doping officials — a ban she says was caused by a mix-up in a computer program. April 20 — LeBron James finished with 41 points, 13...
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December 16, 2017 - 3:00 am
Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA Dec. 17 1933 — The Chicago Bears win the first NFL championship with a 23-21 victory over the New York Giants. The Bears score the winning touchdown on a 36-yard play that starts with a short pass from Bronko Nagurski to Bill Hewitt, who then laterals to Bill Kerr for the...
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Shakur Stevenson punches Oscar Mendoza during the first round of a featherweight boxing match Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, in New York. Stevenson won the bout. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
December 09, 2017 - 10:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Former Olympic boxing medalists Shakur Stevenson and Michael Conlan remained unbeaten on the undercard of the Vasyl Lomachenko-Guillermo Rigondeaux match. U.S. women's Olympian Mikaela Mayer also was a winner Saturday night at Madison Square Garden. Stevenson (4-0, 2 KOs) outclassed...
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November 25, 2017 - 2:42 pm
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November 19, 2017 - 3:00 am
Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA Nov. 19 1961 — George Blanda of the Houston Oilers passes for 505 yards and seven touchdowns in a 49-13 rout of the New York Titans. 1961 — Cleveland's Jim Brown rushes for 237 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Browns to a 45-24 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles...
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