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The Way We Were: The Bon Air Hotel

...the hill was the off-course hub for golfers and club members. The hotel played host to evening entertainment, including boxing matches, dances and high-stakes gambling in the ballroom.The original Bon Air that offered a sweeping view of Augusta was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-26/way-we-were-bon-air-hotel
Caravan kicks Mayweather-Pacquiao Week into high gear

...evening following seven weeks of training at Roach's Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood. His arrival marks the unofficial kickoff to...seven-time winner of the trainer of the year award by the Boxing Writers of America, he said Pacquiao guaranteed him a win last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-04-26/caravan-kicks-maywea
Floyd Mayweather Jr. maintains he's better than Muhammad Ali was

...said he believes he has done as much in boxing as the legendary former heavyweight champion...I know it's the biggest fight in boxing history but I can't approach it like...Mayweather his entire career, though most boxing historians would disagree with his own...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-04-22/floyd-mayweather-jr-maintains-hes
Ailing trainer trying to help Manny Pacquiao reach a new level

...have to take this anymore. He is the most prominent trainer in boxing. His assistants could be in the Wild Card gym's ring with...this brutal business.Yet he still hasn't done everything in boxing, and that knowledge still gets him up before dawn each day...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-04-23/ailing-trainer-trying-help-manny-
Spurs' Kawhi Leonard chosen NBA's Defensive Player of the Year

...Thursday to wage athletic diplomacy and boost the profile of Cuba's arguably fourth most-popular sport, after baseball, boxing and soccer.GRINER ARRESTED: Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner and her fiancee, fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson, were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-04-23/spurs-kawhi-leonard-chosen-nb
Overtime

...swamp-stomp. BoxingWhitfield heads 'Boxing at Bell'Augusta's Rayonta "Ray" Whitfield...currently the owner and operator of Augusta Boxing Club, is in the main event of a professional "Boxing at the Bell" card May 30 at the Bell Auditorium...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-04-21/overtime
Help local Boys & Girls Clubs reach further to help at-risk youths

...some gourmet burgers from some of Augusta's best chefs, and have a chance to meet Evander Holyfield, former heavyweight boxing champion of the world.More importantly, though, you'll get to meet some of our club members and take a tour of the club...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-04-19/help-local-boys-
Brazil's athletes are trying to catch up in time for 2016 Games

...events. The goal in Rio will be to contend in more sports. There is already hope for medals in soccer, handball, gymnastics, boxing, tennis and even archery. Judo and sailing are the two sports where Brazilians performed the best, with 19 medals in judo...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-04-17/brazils-athletes-are-try
Manny Pacquiao exudes confidence during workout for big fight

...That's how people like me and love me, because they like an exciting fight," Pacquiao said. "We call this boxing, (and) boxing is more punching. We talk about punching."Pacquiao (57-5-2, 38 KOs) has rarely skimped on excitement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-04-15/manny-pacquiao-exudes-confidence-
Equestrian event part of 1960 Masters Week community activities

...the 1950s and '60s that included a parade down Broad Street, the Miss Golf beauty pageant, an Old South-themed barbecue, boxing matches, a Parris Island Marine Band concert and more."I remember just how generous the people who put on the horse show...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-08/equestrian-event-part-1960-ma