Stories by Tim Dahlberg

Friday, July 22, 2016

Stakes are high, buzz is low for super lightweight bout

LAS VEGAS - It's a fight few people will see, which says nothing about the talents of Terence Crawford and Viktor Postol.
By Tim Dahlberg

Friday, June 17, 2016

Watson's new tee time in US Open suits his sleep

OAKMONT, Pa. - Bubba Watson has played a lot of golf as a pro, though he never saw anything like the second round tee time he was assigned after finishing up his first round Friday morning.
By Tim Dahlberg

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Foreman is the last of famed trio of boxers left

Joe Frazier, George Foreman and Muhammad Ali have been linked together now for nearly a half century, but Foreman is now the only one left.
By Tim Dahlberg

Friday, June 3, 2016

Muhammad Ali, who riveted the world as 'The Greatest,' dies

PHOENIX — Muhammad Ali, the magnificent heavyweight champion whose fast fists and irrepressible personality transcended sports and captivated the world, has died according to a statement released ...
By Tim Dahlberg

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Dahlberg: Alvarez-Golovkin bout might happen in a reasonable time

LAS VEGAS - The good news for boxing fans is the fight they really want to see may actually happen before they grow too old to enjoy it.
By Tim Dahlberg

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Alvarez knocks out Khan, eyes match with Golovkin

LAS VEGAS - Canelo Alvarez got on his knees to check on Amir Khan after knocking him unconscious with a big right hand in the sixth round of their title fight.
By Tim Dahlberg

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Dahlberg: Golovkin is getting closer to bout with Alvarez

Middleweight boxer Gennady Golovkin doesn't just live in Los Angeles. He embraces it.
By Tim Dahlberg

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Pacquiao says he's retired, but does he actually mean it?

LAS VEGAS - Like any good entertainer, Manny Pacquiao was good enough against Timothy Bradley to leave his fans wanting a little more.
By Tim Dahlberg

Pacquiao defeats Bradley in return

LAS VEGAS - Manny Pacquiao returned from the biggest loss of his career with a bang Saturday night, knocking down Timothy Bradley twice on his way to a unanimous 12-round decision in their ...
By Tim Dahlberg

Friday, April 8, 2016

Pacquiao has familiar place, foe in return to ring

LAS VEGAS - He returns to a familiar place, with an equally familiar opponent. Manny Pacquiao is taking no chances when he meets Timothy Bradley in what could be the last fight of his remarkable ...
By Tim Dahlberg

Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015

Pete Rose contrite, holds out hope for the Hall of Fame

LAS VEGAS - Pete Rose insisted Tuesday he is a changed person even if he still likes to bet on an occasional baseball game. Baseball's career hits leader said he was disappointed at not being ...
By Tim Dahlberg

Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015

Golovkin, Alvarez could be boxing's next big matchup

LAS VEGAS - Canelo Alvarez hadn't even had time to celebrate his win over Miguel Cotto when the subject of Gennady Golovkin came up. Golovkin was watching at ringside, and had to like what he heard.
By Tim Dahlberg

Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015

Dahlberg: Cotto-Alvarez might be worth price

LAS VEGAS — The sting from Mayweather-Pacquiao is still there, which makes anyone who spent $100 to watch that overhyped snoozer think twice about wasting their money on boxing again.
By Tim Dahlberg

Friday, Oct. 16, 2015

Golovkin could be boxing's next star

Gennady Golovkin, whowants the role of boxing's next star,, makies his coming-out party Saturday against David Lemieux at Madison Square Garden even more important for both him and the sport.
By Tim Dahlberg

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015

Dahlberg: There's more than luck and skill to daily fantasy sports sites

Turns out luck and skill may not be the only ways to win. Cheating might also be a way to get some of the shiploads of money the commercials promise.
By Tim Dahlberg

Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015

Dahlberg: "Thrilla in Manilla" resonates 40 years later

It was 40 years ago, on Oct. 1, 1975, and the "Thrilla in Manilla" was just that.
By Tim Dahlberg

Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015

Wilder doing things at 'own pace'

Deontay Wilder's plan for world domination of the heavyweight division is, at the moment, centered in Alabama.
By Tim Dahlberg

Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015

Give Mayweather his due after a perfect 19-year run

LAS VEGAS - Floyd Mayweat­her Jr. went out just as expected - on top and leaving boxing fans yearning for more.
By Tim Dahlberg

Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015

Fighter finds new hope after daughter receives new heart

It's been a few months now, time that in the Cunningham household is best measured by the decreasing number of visits 9-year-old Kennedy Cunningham makes to the doctor.
By Tim Dahlberg

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Spieth's technique on short putts might be catching on

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Jordan Spieth drew some attention during his Masters Tournament victory for the way he hit some of his shorter putts - he looked at the hole instead of the ball. 
By Tim Dahlberg
 
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