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Pittsburg Boxer James Page, a Former Champ, Sentenced for Bank Robbery

August 20, 2014 | 12:37 pm

Pittsburg Boxer James Page, a Former Champ, Sentenced for Bank Robbery

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Attorney cites ‘boxer’s dementia’ as welterweight star gets 7-year term for series of unarmed heists.

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Women’s Boxing Tournament Continues at University of San Francisco This Weekend

April 12, 2013 | 3:48 pm

Women’s Boxing Tournament Continues at University of San Francisco This Weekend

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The nation’s first collegiate boxing tournament to include women in championship bouts continues tonight at the University of San Francisco. The series of matches is the first tournament of the newly formed United States Intercollegiate Boxing Association, which intends to emphasize women’s boxing. “In the past, on previous organizations, they were just part of the […]

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July 26, 2012 | 8:32 am

Pingpong, Boxing,Track and More: Californians Are Everywhere in This Olympics

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When the summer Olympics kick off Friday in London, Californians won’t have to look hard to find athletes from their state. In advance of the games, KPCC’s Adolfo Guzman-Lopez visited a track at College of the Canyons in Valencia that’s a haven for Olympians. On the same track, he found the past, present, and future […]

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February 21, 2011 | 11:43 am

Video, Photos: Nonito Donaire, The Filipino Flash, Knocks Down Fernando Montiel

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“That was the hardest punch of my career. I was so surprised that he got up, because I put everything I had into that punch.” That’s boxer Nonito Donaire, as reported in the Chronicle, and he speaks the truth. Donaire was talking about his knockdown of WBC and WBO Bantamweight champ Fernando Montiel in Las […]

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