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In this Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, photo tennis great and founder of the Women's Sports Foundation Billie Jean King, left, and soccer star Megan Rapinoe pose for photos on the red carpet of the Women's Sports Foundation's 40th annual Salute to Women in Sports in New York. Rapinoe, who was honored at the gala, won Sportswoman of the Year in the team category. She led the U.S. women's soccer team to victory at the World Cup in France and earned the FIFA Player of the Year award. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
October 17, 2019 - 1:15 pm
Soccer star Megan Rapinoe and boxer Claressa Shields have been honored as Sportswomen of the Year by the Women's Sports Foundation. They won in the team and individual categories, the awards coming at the foundation's 40th annual Salute to Women in Sports. Rapinoe led the U.S. to victory at the...
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October 16, 2019 - 9:40 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Boxer Errol Spence Jr. has been discharged from a hospital and charged with drunken driving after crashing his speeding Ferrari. Dallas police charged Spence on Wednesday with driving while intoxicated. Police say the crash happened just before 3 a.m. Oct. 10 when Spence's Ferrari...
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October 16, 2019 - 8:23 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Boxer Patrick Day died Wednesday, four days after sustaining head injuries in a fight with Charles Conwell. Promoter Lou DiBella said Day died at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He was 27. "He was surrounded by his family, close friends and members of his boxing team, including his...
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FILE - In this March 3, 2018, file photo, Patrick Day, right, follows through on a right to Kyrone Davis during the fourth round of a WBC super welterweight championship boxing match in New York. Day was taken to a hospital after getting viciously knocked out in the 10th round by Charles Conwell on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
October 13, 2019 - 10:01 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The manager of Patrick Day says the boxer has suffered a traumatic brain injury and is in extremely critical condition in a coma caused by the injury during a bout. Lou DiBella says in a posting on his website Sunday night that Day underwent emergency surgery after being rushed to...
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FILE - In this March 3, 2018, file photo, Patrick Day, right, follows through on a right to Kyrone Davis during the fourth round of a WBC super welterweight championship boxing match in New York. Day was taken to a hospital after getting viciously knocked out in the 10th round by Charles Conwell on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
October 13, 2019 - 2:19 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Boxer Patrick Day was taken to a hospital after getting viciously knocked out in the 10th round by Charles Conwell on Saturday night. Fighting at super welterweight on the undercard of Oleksandr Usyk's heavyweight debut against Chazz Witherspoon, Conwell landed a right hand early in...
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Oleksandr Usyk, right, hits Chazz Witherspoon during a heavyweight boxing bout Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski)
October 13, 2019 - 2:00 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Oleksandr Usyk did everything in his heavyweight debut with the exception of knocking down Chazz Witherspoon. Usyk dominated, earning a technical knockout win over Witherspoon in the seventh round on Saturday night. In his highly anticipated pro debut, Usyk (17-0) showed his...
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FILE - IN this Sept. 28, 2019, file photo, Errol Spence Jr., center, celebrates his victory over Shawn Porter during the WBC & IBF World Welterweight Championship boxing match in Los Angeles. Authorities say welterweight boxing champion Spence was seriously injured but is expected to survive after crashing his Ferrari in Dallas. Dallas police say the crash happened just before 3 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, when Spence's Ferrari crossed the median into oncoming traffic and flipped over several times. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, File)
October 10, 2019 - 7:34 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Welterweight boxing champion Errol Spence crashed a speeding Ferrari in Dallas early Thursday and was badly injured but is expected to survive, police said. The crash happened just before 3 a.m., when Spence's Ferrari crossed a median into oncoming traffic and flipped over several...
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October 08, 2019 - 7:20 am
LONDON (AP) — Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk is facing a late change of opponent for his first fight at heavyweight. Usyk's promoter, Eddie Hearn, says on Twitter that he has been informed by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) that Tyrone Spong has returned an adverse doping test, which...
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FILE - In this June 7, 2005, file photo, former Heavyweight Champion Mike Tyson, right, spars with his trainer Jeff Fenech in the ring at Burr Gymnasium in Washington. Fenech will undergo surgery in Bangkok to repair an infected heart valve. Australian boxer Jack Brubaker tells The Associated Press his mentor is hospitalized with a bad lung infection but remains conscious. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
October 07, 2019 - 7:05 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Former Australian boxing champion Jeff Fenech will undergo surgery in Bangkok to repair an infected heart valve. Australian boxer Jack Brubaker told The Associated Press on Monday his mentor is hospitalized with a bad lung infection but remains conscious. Brubaker is one of many...
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Gennadiy Golovkin raises his arm after defeating Sergiy Derevyanchenko by decision in their IBF middleweight championship title bout at Madison Square Garden in New York on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)
October 06, 2019 - 1:40 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Gennadiy Golovkin is a champion again, though just barely. The powerhouse who used to look invincible looked beaten up by the end of Saturday night. Golovkin held on to regain one of his old middleweight titles, edging Sergiy Derevyanchenko in a unanimous decision to take the IBF...
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