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By Tim Dahlberg, Associated Press
President Trump granted a rare posthumous pardon to Jack Johnson, boxing's first African-American heavyweight champion. An all-white jury convicted him in 1913 of violating the federal Mann Act, which made it illegal to transport women across state lines for "immoral…
For DACA recipient Alexis Zazueta, the sport of boxing has been a calming force amid the uncertainty of his future. The undefeated professional boxer was brought to Arizona at the age of 1 by his parents and found his passion…
By PBS NewsHour
Scientific evidence from the neuroscience of expertise warns against betting on an MMA fighter – even one as skilled as McGregor – upsetting a boxer in a boxing match.
By Merim Bilalic, The Conversation
Late sports icon Muhammad Ali began his final journey through the streets of his hometown on Friday. Accompanied by pallbearers such as Will Smith and Mike Tyson, a 17-car motorcade escorted the boxing champion’s casket through Louisville to Cave Hill…
By Larisa Epatko
Three-time heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali was laid to rest in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, on Friday in a service he planned himself. You can watch the full funeral here.
Sports icon Muhammad Ali, who died Friday, is widely considered the greatest heavyweight boxer of all time. But Ali is just as well known for his actions outside the ring, especially his refusal to join the military after he was…
By Sam Lane
Ali was known for his speed and punishing punches -- skills that gave way to his signature catchphrase, “float like a butterfly, sting like a bee” -- as well as his audacious self-promotion.
As Baltimore continues to heal from the violence and turmoil that sprung up in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray, one church is drawing young kids to its ministry with a boxing gym, which teaches teamwork, discipline and…
Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao and Floyd "Money" Mayweather are considered the best fighters of their generation. On Saturday, they'll face off in a boxing match that's been nearly a decade in the making. Jeffrey Brown talks to Jeremy Schapp, author of…
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