Stories by Tim Dahlberg

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Early bettors backing Pacquiao

LAS VEGAS - Manny Pacquiao has always believed he can beat Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the ring. Turns out a lot of other people are believers, too.
By Tim Dahlberg

Friday, Feb. 20, 2015

Mayweather, Pacquiao to finally square off

LAS VEGAS - The Fight is finally on. Floyd Mayweather Jr. will meet Manny Pacquiao on May 2 in a welterweight showdown that will be boxing's richest fight ever. 
By Tim Dahlberg

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015

Rodriguez left out something in his apology - the truth

Alex Rodriguez finally said he was sorry, though his handwritten apology on the eve of his return to the New York Yankees seemed to fall flat.
By Tim Dahlberg

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015

Former UNLV basketball coach Tarkanian dies

Jerry Tarkanian, who won a national title at UNLV and made the school synonymous with basketball, died Wednesday after several years of health issues. He was 84.
By Tim Dahlberg

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015

NHL commissioner isn't making any promises to Las Vegas

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman was careful not to commit the NHL to Las Vegas as the site for a possible expansion team, his presence at prospective owner Bill Foley's kickoff campaign was surely ...
By Tim Dahlberg

Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015

Promoter waits on Mayweather's approval

Promoter Bob Arum said Manny Pacquiao has agreed to all terms for what would be boxing's richest fight ever, a bout with Floyd Mayweather Jr. that fans have been demanding for five years.
By Tim Dahlberg

Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

Mayweather needs to quit playing games and face Pacquiao

The game has gotten old and the time has finally come for Floyd Mayweather Jr. to step up and face Manny Pacquiao.
By Tim Dahlberg

Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014

Could Pacquiao-Mayweather fight become a reality?

Manny Pacquiao is done taking the high road, tired of pretending he doesn't care. At last he has Floyd Mayweather Jr. right where he wants him.
By Tim Dahlberg

Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

Pacquiao in need of a signature win

MACAU — Boxing is a hurt business, as Manny Pacquiao found out when he ended up face down on the canvas after being knocked out just three fights ago by Juan Manuel Marquez.
By Tim Dahlberg

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

Pacquiao back in China against unbeaten Algieri

MACAU - Manny Pacquiao didn't need flowers to feel welcome in this gambling enclave, where he will be fighting at an odd hour Sunday against an opponent who has to already feel as though he won ...
By Tim Dahlberg

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014

Hopkins isn't worried about his young opponent

Light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins, 49, is a master defensive fighter who doesn't always thrill, but usually finds a way to win.
By Tim Dahlberg

Monday, Nov. 3, 2014

Golf's biggest hitters square off for long drive title

LAS VEGAS - The goal for the former minor league baseball player Connor Powers is hitting the ball a very long way. He can pound it over 400 yards.
By Tim Dahlberg

Monday, Oct. 13, 2014

Ex-heavyweight champion Spinks hospitalized

LAS VEGAS - Former heavyweight champion Leon Spinks is in a Las Vegas hospital after a second operation for abdominal problems.
By Tim Dahlberg

Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014

Floyd Mayweather's fight with Maidana might have been mistake

Floyd Mayweather Jr. might have boxed himself into a corner by outboxing Marcos Maidana in their rematch. And it might open the door for the fight with Manny Pacquiao that boxing fans have been ...
By Tim Dahlberg

Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014

Mayweather Jr. wins unanimous decision

LAS VEGAS - Floyd Mayweather Jr. refused to allow Marcos Maidana to turn their rematch into a brawl, boxing masterfully to win a 12-round unanimous decision Saturday night in their welterweight ...
By Tim Dahlberg

Friday, Sept. 12, 2014

Maidana gets second shot at Mayweather

LAS VEGAS - Floyd Mayweather Jr. saw enough of Marcos Maidana the last time around to know what to expect when they meet tonight in a surprisingly quick rematch.
By Tim Dahlberg

Friday, Aug 8, 2014

Federal judge rules against NCAA in antitrust case

SAN FRANCISCO - A Federal judge on Friday ruled against the NCAA in Ed O'Bannon's antitrust case over the use of athletes' likenesses.
By Tim Dahlberg

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Dahlberg: Concussion deal a big win for NCAA

Maybe the people running the NCAA aren't the bumbling idiots everyone has been making them out to be.
By Tim Dahlberg

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Players get more chances to redeem themselves

Barry Bonds is getting a second chance, hardly surprising because baseball is a game of second chances.
By Tim Dahlberg

Monday, June 30, 2014

Trial highlights NCAA changes already underway

A judge is expected to rule on an injunction that would prohibit the NCAA from enforcing rules against paying players for names, images and likenesses (NILs).
By Tim Dahlberg
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