Boxing

The endangered buildings saved from ruin

Image copyright Historic England Image caption Pictured in 1987, Tynemouth Station was looking tatty and uncared for Since the heritage “at risk” register launched 20 years ago, more than two thirds of the original entries have been saved. But while hundreds are removed from Historic England’s list each year, nearly as many are added. Which sites count as success stories …

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Claressa Shields takes center stage on women’s boxing’s biggest night

The double Olympic champion headlines the biggest womens boxing match in a generation against Christina Hammer on Saturday night in Atlantic City It’s just before midday as Claressa Shields enters the second-floor banquet room in Gallagher’s Steakhouse in midtown Manhattan. The two-times Olympic gold medalist from the embattled Michigan city of Flint is fielding the last of her promotional obligations …

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UPDATED: How Legit Are The Rumors That A-Rod Cheated On J.Lo? · Betches

UPDATE: In a move that honestly surprised me, Jennifer Lopez decided to address the cheating rumors publicly this week. On Wednesday, J.Lo went on The Breakfast Club, where she responded Jose Canseco, and everyone else saying A-Rod cheated on her: “”I mean, it doesn’t matter, I know what the truth is. I know who [Alex] is. He knows who I am. …

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Manny Pacquiao has ‘a couple more fights’ in him after July showdown

Manny Pacquiao is not thinking about retirement just yet and believes he can continue boxing beyond his first contest for more than a year Manny Pacquiao is not thinking about retirement just yet and believes he can continue boxing beyond his first contest for more than a year in July, when he faces Argentine WBA welterweight world champion Lucas Matthysse …

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WeGeneration work, rest and play together in Adam Neumann’s empire

New York entrepreneur has big plans to turn his office rental business into a provider of homes, leisure and education Adam Neumann is not satisfied with changing the way 210,000 people work and turning himself into a paper multi-billionaire in the process. Neumann, the 38-year-old co-founder and chief executive of shared office provider WeWork, wants to house, teach, train and …

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Boxing spectator becomes instant meme after knockout punch

Deontay Wilder, left, punches Dominic Breazeale during the first round of the WBC heavyweight championship boxing match.Image: Frank Franklin II/AP/REX/Shutterstock You never know when you might become a meme. During a hard-hitting match between heavyweight boxers Deontay Wilder and Dominic Breazeale Friday night, Wilder landed a nasty right hook on the jaw of Breazeale in the first round, sending him …

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The 10-a-game poker player who won $2.6m

Image caption John Hesp (Photo: Joe Giron) John Hesp sells caravans in Yorkshire for a living and plays poker once a month at his local casino – so it was a huge shock when he went to Las Vegas and won a small fortune. But perhaps it’s just as surprising that his life hasn’t changed a bit. He’s still selling …

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How to watch Michael Conlan vs. Ruben Garcia Hernandez for free

Michael Conlan is one of the top prospects in all of boxing. He’s slowly and steadily taking on more difficult assignments, and that’s what Ruben Garcia Hernandez represents to him on Sunday. Hernandez has faced world champions, and the level of talent he represents should give Conlan—a two-time Irish Olympian—a solid test. The Conlan vs. Hernandez fight can be streamed …

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