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Oakland boxer Andre Ward weighs in for a previous bout. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Oakland’s Andre Ward Returns To Ring Nov. 16 Vs. Rodriguez

Oakland boxer Andre Ward will fight Edwin Rodriguez on Nov. 16 in Southern California, returning to the ring after a 14-month absence.

09/20/2013

Ken Norton (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Final Bell Sounds For Famed Boxer Ken Norton

Before other sports matched the money and none of the danger, boxing was must-watch theater, a distillation of the rags-to-riches narrative that personified the American Dream. And Ken Norton was Exhibit A.

09/19/2013

Running back Trent Richardson #33 of the Cleveland Browns warms up before a game against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on December 23, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. (Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Are The Browns Waving The White Flag?

In a stunning early-season move, the Cleveland Browns traded running back Trent Richardson to the Indianapolis Colts, a year after picking him in the first round.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/19/2013

Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L), Canelo Alvarez (R) (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Mayweather And Alvarez Fight For The Soul Of Boxing

Alvarez and Mayweather are fighting at a catch-weight of 152 pounds, which, if you’re looking for an edge, would probably point to Alvarez, the naturally larger man. But Mayweather has a way of making larger men look small.

09/13/2013

Losing Ryan Braun for a few days and Aramis Ramirez for a few weeks are tough breaks for a team that can ill afford them. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) *After an extra-innings win on Opening Day over the Colorado Rockies, the Brewers lost five straight games.

Daily Madden: The Braun Suspension Is A Step In The Right Direction

Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp, who finished second to Ryan Braun in the 2011 National League MVP voting, said Braun should be stripped of the award. Braun was suspended for 65 games Monday for violations of the league’s drug rules.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/24/2013

Boxer Robert Guerrero of Gilroy smiles during a news conference in San Jose on July 7, 2011. Guerrero is the WBA and WBO lightweight champion. (AP)

Gilroy Boxer Guerrero Admits Disorderly Conduct In Gun Case

Bay Area boxer Robert Guerrero, who was arrested at a New York City airport on gun charges, has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct.

05/15/2013

Mayweather v Guerrero

Mayweather Beats Gilroy Fighter Robert Guerrero To Keep Title

Floyd Mayweather Jr. won a unanimous 12-round decision over Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero of Gilroy in their welterweight title fight Saturday.

05/05/2013

Boxers Floyd Mayweather Jr. (left) and Robert Guerrero pose during the final news conference for their bout at the MGM Grand Hotel/Casino on May 1, 2013 in Las Vegas. (Jeff Bottari/Getty Images)

Gilroy’s Guerrero Squares Off With Mayweather In Title Fight

The two meet in a scheduled 12-round welterweight title match at the MGM Grand hotel in Las Vegas on Saturday night that will be televised by Showtime as a pay-per-view event.

05/03/2013

Boxers Floyd Mayweather Jr. (left) and Robert Guerrero pose during the final news conference for their bout at the MGM Grand Hotel/Casino on May 1, 2013 in Las Vegas. (Jeff Bottari/Getty Images)

Gilroy’s Guerrero Likes Chances Of Giving Mayweather Loss

Robert Guerrero believes he is the fighter who will be the first to beat Mayweather, and he’s eager to earn both the recognition and the money that would come with such a win.

05/01/2013

Julius Menendez coached San Jose State to three NCAA Boxing Championships and 295 men's soccer victories. (Photo Courtesy: San Jose State Athletics)

Ali’s Former Olympic Coach Dies At 90 In Gilroy

Julius Menendez, who coached Muhammad Ali to the gold medal at the 1960 Olympics, has died. He was 90.

04/19/2013

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