• October 28, 2016


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Artwork stolen off wall at Muhammad Ali Center in Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Artwork showing Muhammad Ali in a classic pose, in white trunks and red boxing gloves, was stolen from an exhibit while it was open to the public at the Muhammad Ali Center. Surveillance cameras recorded the brazen theft, and a manhunt was under way for a suspect.

Manny Pacquiao takes a break from politics for boxing

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Up until last week, Manny Pacquiao was concentrating on trying to get the death penalty restored in the Philippines.

Rio gold medalists Shields, Johnson win Sportswoman award

NEW YORK (AP) — Claressa Shields did a cartwheel in the ring after winning her second Olympic boxing gold medal in Rio, and she's not done celebrating.

Tyson Fury vacates heavyweight belts, loses boxing license

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Tyson Fury's downward spiral since becoming world heavyweight boxing champion escalated Thursday when the British fighter relinquished his titles and had his license suspended over drug use and medical issues.

Fury's license suspended by British boxing authorities

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Tyson Fury's license has been suspended by British boxing authorities, hours after the British fighter vacated his world heavyweight titles to concentrate on treatment and recovery from drug use and other personal issues.

Roethlisberger throws for 4 TDs, Steelers blow by Jets 31-13

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gaining Ben Roethlisberger's trust can be a difficult process for any new Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver. Once it's earned, however, it's unshakeable.

Junior welterweight great Aaron Pryor dies at age 60

Aaron Pryor, the relentless junior welterweight who fought two memorable bouts with Alexis Arguello, has died.

Heavyweight champ cites depression and cocaine, alcohol use

LONDON (AP) — Troubled heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury says he has been bingeing on cocaine and alcohol to deal with manic depression.

Romania: ex-boxer Mike Tyson calls for order

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson banged a gavel in Romania's Chamber of Deputies, as if calling for order following a chaotic tour of the giant palace built by late Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. sued over $1.4M jewelry debt in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Retired boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. is accused of stiffing a Las Vegas jewelry company for $1.4 million of the cost of a diamond-encrusted necklace he bought the weekend after his last fight, according to a lawsuit filed in Nevada state court.

ALLAN MANDELL: Ali was ‘compelling figure’ all of his life

Muhammad Ali, quite often, was the subject in a lot of debates.