Greg Beacham

Kobe Bryant fined $100 000 for gay slur

Kobe Bryant has been fined $100 000 by the NBA for using a derogatory gay term in frustration over a referee's call.

Pacquiao, Hatton finalise fight

Manny Pacquiao and Ricky Hatton on Wednesday formally agreed to fight for Hatton's IBO junior welterweight belt on May 2.

De la Hoya, Mayweather ready to square off

After three months of verbal sparring, Floyd Mayweather Jnr and Oscar de la Hoya are just about ready to shut up and fight. Mayweather, boxing's best pound-for-pound fighter and De la Hoya, its most popular champion, said little to spark controversy or antagonise each other on Wednesday at the media gathering before their fight.

Choices abound for De la Hoya after Mayorga pounding

When Oscar de la Hoya gets back to his adopted home in Puerto Rico, he'll have plenty of lucrative choices to make about his revitalised career -- whom to fight, when to fight and when to stop. But deciding to stay at home with his wife and son might be the bravest choice of all. De la Hoya got the boxing world buzzing on Saturday night after a 20-month absence from the ring.

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