AP photographer Jack Smith, who shot Mount St. Helens, diesJanuary 13, 2023 GMT
SEATTLE (AP) — Jack Smith, an Associated Press photographer who captured unforgettable shots of the eruption of Mount St. Helens, the Exxon-Valdez oil spill, boxer Mike Tyson biting off part of Evander Holyfield's ear, and weeping figure skater Tonya Harding at the Olympics during a 35-year career with the news organization, has died.
Mills Lane, Hall of Fame boxing referee, dies at 85December 7, 2022 GMT
Mills Lane, the Hall of Fame boxing referee who was the third man in the ring when Mike Tyson bit Evander Holyfield’s ear, died Tuesday. He was 85.
Lane had suffered a stroke in 2002 and his son, Tommy, said his father had taken a significant turn for the worse recently before entering hospice care on Friday.
AP SportlightOctober 24, 2021 GMT
1947 — In front of a capacity crowd of 35,000 at Columbia’s Baker Field in New York, the Lions end Army’s 32-game unbeaten streak in a 21-20 upset. An interception in Army’s final drive seals the win, the first over an Army team that had not surrendered a point all season until the loss to Columbia.
Dominant Usyk ends Joshua’s 2nd reign as heavyweight champSeptember 26, 2021 GMT
LONDON (AP) — Slumped helplessly on the ropes, Anthony Joshua greeted the final bell — and what he knew was the end of his second reign as world heavyweight champion — with a wry smile.
Oleksandr Usyk knew it, too, dropping to his knees and looking to the sky.
Column: Making money in boxing means not saying you’re sorrySeptember 14, 2021 GMT
Making money in boxing means never having to say you’re sorry.
Not for allowing Evander Holyfield to risk his life at the age of 58 just to make a few bucks. Certainly not for stealing money from gullible fans for a farce of a pay per view show that would have done terrible damage to the sport if only the sport wasn’t so badly damaged already.
Former President Trump to serve as boxing commentatorSeptember 8, 2021 GMT
Former President Donald Trump is scheduled to provide commentary from ringside Saturday for an exhibition boxing card headlined by 58-year-old former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield.
Trump will be joined by his son, Donald Jr., in Hollywood, Florida, for the alternate feed for the four-bout card, which will be available on pay-per-view on FITE.TV.
EXPLAINER: Why is there so much drama in Olympic boxing?August 2, 2021 GMT
TOKYO (AP) — When Mourad Aliev sat on the boxing ring apron at the Kokugikan Arena for an hour after his disqualification for head-butting, the French super heavyweight took a metaphorical seat alongside all the boxers who believe they’ve been grievously wronged by Olympic refereeing and judging.
Moroccan Olympic boxer tries to take a bite out of opponentJuly 27, 2021 GMT
TOKYO (AP) — A heavyweight boxer from Morocco apparently tried to take a bite out of his New Zealand opponent's ear in their opening bout at the Tokyo Olympics.
Youness Baalla's attempt to fight like Mike Tyson occurred late in the third round of his loss to David Nyika during a clinch in the center of the ring.
Statue of Evander Holyfield unveiled in AtlantaJune 25, 2021 GMT
ATLANTA (AP) — Soon after Friday’s unveiling of an Evander Holyfield statue outside State Farm Arena, the boxing champion was standing near where he grew up west of Atlanta.
The “Real Deal” was asked if he’d like another fight with Mike Tyson, whom he beat twice in a hall of fame career.
Column: Still bad after all these years, Tyson hits gymMay 6, 2020 GMT
It’s hard to say what is more startling, seeing Mike Tyson hitting a bong or watching him hitting the mitts in a boxing gym like he was getting ready to fight Evander Holyfield again...