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A COVID-19 outbreak could delay the third fight between Tyson Fury (left) and Deontay Wilder (right). (Image: Mikey Williams/Top Rank/Getty)

Third Fury/Wilder Fight Date in Danger as COVID-19 Outbreak Hits Fury Camp

Tyson Fury has scaled boxing’s mountain top, and has been preparing to cement his place among the sport’s pound-for-pound greats with another win over Deontay Wilder. But there’s one opponent the lineal and WBC heavyweight champion can’t fight in the ring: COVID-19. A coronavirus outbreak in Fury’s training camp is […]

Floyd Mayweather Jr. (left) and Logan Paul (right) will square off in an exhibition boxing match on Sunday. (Image: Eva Marie Uzcategui/AFP/Getty)

Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul: Bettor Beware in Pay-Per-View Spectacle

Even the most naïve sports fans must know that Sunday’s boxing exhibition between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Logan Paul at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami will be more about entertainment than world-class pugilism. But some bettors will still look to get action down on the fight, even with a strange […]

Smooth Like Strait is the 4/5 favorite for the Grade 1 Shoemaker Mile on Santa Anita Park's Memorial Day card. (Image: Benoit Photo)

Say the Word About the Shoemaker Mile’s Consistent Contenders

If it’s possible to ride into a Grade 1 race in form – riding into that race with two losses – Smooth Like Strait comes into this year’s Grade 1 Shoemaker Mile at Santa Anita Park in perfect form. Yes, Smooth Like Strait finished third in his last start, the […]

Floyd Mayweather may be "retired" from professional boxing, but he's still making a pretty penny as a social media pitchman. (Image: Instagram/floydmayweather)

Who Are the Top 12 Highest-Earning Boxers on Instagram?

Until the introduction of social media, the only time you’d be able to follow a professional boxer’s journey would be during a TV interview, press conference, weigh-in, or fight night. Now, thanks to platforms such as Instagram, we’re able to get an insight into the lives of the most formidable […]

Forbes named Conor McGregor the highest-paid athlete of the past 12 months, largely on the strength of the sale of his stake in Proper No. Twelve whiskey. (Image: Proper No. Twelve)

MMA Notebook: McGregor Highest Paid Athlete, Silva Likely to Retire

Forbes released its list of the highest-paid athletes in the world on Wednesday, and UFC star Conor McGregor topped the list with $180 million in earnings over the past 12 months. McGregor finished ahead of Lionel Messi ($130 million), Cristiano Ronaldo ($120 million), and Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott ($107.5 […]

Anthony Joshua (pictured) and Tyson Fury are closing in on an August date for their heavyweight title unification bout. (Image: Getty)

Hearn: Tyson Fury, Anthony Joshua Will Fight this August in Saudi Arabia

The long-awaited heavyweight title unification fight between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury appears ready to go, with Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, saying it will take place this August in Saudi Arabia. Hearn told Sky Sports that organizers are still determining a final date, but that most of the specifics for […]

Idol and Joel Rosario swiped the Santa Anita Handicap in deep stretch from Express Train. The 4-year-old standout will miss the second leg of the Wild West Bonus series with an undisclosed issue. (Image: Benoit Photo)

Big ‘Cap Winner Idol Sidelined, Won’t Chase Wild West Bonus

The $1 million Wild West Bonus will go unclaimed with the announcement that Santa Anita Handicap winner Idol will miss the Grade 1 Hollywood Gold Cup with an undisclosed issue. Trainer Richard Baltus told Santa Anita Park’s Ed Golden that the issue doesn’t appear to be career-ending and that the […]