Stories 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

Thursday, June 19, 2014

NCAA president rails against prospect of pay for athletes

OAKLAND, Calif. - NCAA President Mark Emmert stuck to his contention that amateurism is the core of college athletics, saying any effort to pay players would destroy a framework that has been in ...
By Tim Dahlberg

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Teams from two biggest US cities finally meet again in a major sports final

Thirty three years after the Dodgers won a World Series against the Yankees, L.A. and New York finally meet again. This time it's on the ice.
By Tim Dahlberg

Saturday, May 31, 2014

Settlement to pay college athletes for use in video games

A $40 million settlement has been completed that will pay college football and basketball players dating to 2003 for the use of their likenesses in NCAA-branded video games.
By Tim Dahlberg

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Flaunting wealth sells fights

LAS VEGAS - Floyd Mayweather Jr. was talking about his latest baubles, perhaps because even he finds them more interesting than his latest opponent.
By Tim Dahlberg

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Fighter from Kazakhstan on the fast track

LAS VEGAS - The garage of Beibut Shumenov's waterfront mansion is filled with brand-new boxing gloves he likes to collect. There's a hyperbaric chamber in the master closet, and weights and ...
By Tim Dahlberg
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