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Olympic Boxing Champ Defies Odds, Despite Lack of Endorsement Deals

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 10.08.2013 | Black Voices

FLINT, Mich. — At an ice-breaker during their orientation last month, the incoming freshmen at Olivet College were asked to tell their classmate...

Teenage Boxing Champ: 'I Might Go In History Books'

AP | JIM LITKE | Posted 10.09.2012 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — She has a boxer's story: a troubled childhood, a brother in prison, a father who took up the sport to stay out of trouble yet couldn't...

17-Year-Old Fights For Historic Gold

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 10.08.2012 | Sports

LONDON — The newest American boxing sensation is a cocky teenager with heavy hands, fleet feet and a serious mean streak. And just like Cassius...

U.S. Women's Boxers Notch Historic Wins

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 10.06.2012 | Sports

LONDON — Katie Taylor stepped through the ropes and into the madness, beaming at thousands of flag-waving, face-painted Irish fans raucously cel...