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.”
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.
Tiger Woods won the Arnold Palmer Invitational in Orlando by five strokes Sunday, his first PGA Tour win since 2009.
More than a hundred Alameda County Jail inmates received words of encouragement from a boxing champion Andre Ward on Wednesday.
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.
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.
It took defending champion Novak Djokovic five sets and almost five hours to beat Andy Murray in the Australian Open in Melbourne.
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.
Joe Frazier, the first boxer to beat Muhammad Ali in 1971′s “Fight of the Century,” died of liver cancer Monday at age 67. John Madden was a long-time fan.
Robert Guerrero pulled out of his upcoming WBA Super Lightweight title fight against Marcos Maidana on Thursday after injuring his left shoulder during training.