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Timothy Bradley and Manny Pacquiao exchange punches during their WBO welterweight title fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena on June 9, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: The Baffling Decision Against Pacquiao

In a split decision that stunned boxing fans, Timothy Bradley defeated Manny Pacquiao in Saturday’s WBO welterweight title fight in Las Vegas

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/11/2012

Brian Banks

Daily Madden: Brian Banks’ Long Shot Opportunity

Brian Banks, the man exonerated of rape and kidnapping charges after serving more than five years in prison, has been invited to the Seattle Seahawks minicamp next week.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/08/2012

(Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Why Boxing Has Lost Its Punch

Longtime Bay Area sports writer Dave Newhouse joined John Madden and the KCBS morning crew to discuss the state of boxing and Newhouse’s new e-book “Before Boxing Lost Its Punch.”

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/20/2012

Hall of Fame Giant Willie Mays

Willie Mays Among Sports Greats Honored For Preventing Domestic Violence

Baseball Hall of Famer Willie Mays, four-time World Series winner Joe Torre and boxing champion Sergio Martinez were honored Thursday for their years of work helping to stop domestic violence.

04/12/2012

Tiger Woods plays a shot on the 4th hole during the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard at the Bay Hill Club and Lodge on March 25, 2012 in Orlando, Florida. (Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Tiger’s Return To The Top

Tiger Woods won the Arnold Palmer Invitational in Orlando by five strokes Sunday, his first PGA Tour win since 2009.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/26/2012

Andre Ward celebrates after defeating Arthur Abraham during their WBA Super middleweight Championship bout. (MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Boxing Champ Ward Visits Alameda County Inmates

More than a hundred Alameda County Jail inmates received words of encouragement from a boxing champion Andre Ward on Wednesday.

03/21/2012

The East Oakland Boxing Association is facing financial troubles (CBS)

Oakland Youth Boxing Club In Danger Of Being Shuttered

The decades-old East Oakland Boxing Association has been around for approximately 25 years, providing not only a boxing program but other activities for its 500 members in one of Oakland’s tougher neighborhoods.

02/13/2012

Trainer Angelo Dundee talks with the media at the final press conference at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Remembering Friend And Boxing Legend Angelo Dundee

Legendary boxing trainer Angelo Dundee, who worked the corner with Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Leonard among others, died Wednesday at age 90. John Madden considered him a good friend.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/02/2012

Bruce Miller #49 of the San Francisco 49ers gets tackled by Brooks Reed #58 of the Houston Texans

Daily Madden: Why Football Is The Second Toughest Sport

It took defending champion Novak Djokovic five sets and almost five hours to beat Andy Murray in the Australian Open in Melbourne.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/27/2012

Andre Ward celebrates after defeating Arthur Abraham during their WBA Super middleweight Championship bout. (MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Oakland’s Ward Wins Unanimous Decision Over Froch

The Bay Area’s Andre Ward staked his claim as the top 168-pound division fighter, using his speed and a combination of lefts to defeat Carl Froch.

12/17/2011

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