WASHINGTON - For Bernard Hopkins, the money is good, the adulation is great and the fact that he's almost 50 years old makes him a true wonder of sports, and we're not just limiting this talk to boxing.
WASHINGTON - Bernard Hopkins continues on his relentless march, adding more to his place in boxing history.
The 49-year-old Philadelphia native added another several blocks on his career legacy Saturday night by giving Beibut Shumenov a boxing lesson and winning a 12-round split decision to unify three light-heavyweight title belts.
Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, 76, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, died Sunday.
He had been stricken with prostate cancer in Toronto, his adopted home. John Artis, a longtime friend and caregiver, told the Canadian Press Mr. Carter died in his sleep.