Freddie Roach and Alex Ariza Show that Boxing Trumps All Sports for Controversy, Even Alex Rodriguez and MLB
Nov22

Freddie Roach and Alex Ariza Show that Boxing Trumps All Sports for Controversy, Even Alex Rodriguez and MLB

The latest chapter of the Alex Rodriguez saga, which featured the slugger storming out of a closed-doors grievance hearing and then lashing out in an extended radio and television interview, showcased A-Rod’s unique penchant for garnering headlines, and attracting attention and controversy. Sports fans are drawn to the train wreck. We always have been. Incognito-Martin. Lance Armstrong. Tiger Woods. Barry Bonds. Bountygate....

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Klitschko and Pacquiao as Presidents? What If Boxers Ruled the World?
Oct24

Klitschko and Pacquiao as Presidents? What If Boxers Ruled the World?

Heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko (45-2, 41 KOs in the ring, 1-2 in elections) has officially declared that he’ll run for the Ukraine presidency in 2015. This follows a stint in the country’s parliament and the creation of his own political party, the Ukrainian Democratic Alliance for Reform — UDAR, or “punch”, in Ukrainian — which now holds 42 parliamentary seats, good for the third highest...

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