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Rants & Raves

Comments from readers:WHAT'S INHUMANE about sports such as boxing is the horrendous money involved that the boxers and the cable companies get. WE NEED TO KEEP that former Jewish synagogue in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-28/rants-raves
Whitfield prepares to step back in to the ring

Ray Whitfield didn't put his boxing career on hold nearly five years ago to...Augusta resident did it to save the Augusta Boxing Club.Whitfield was in the prime of his...said. "Tom was still the face of the boxing club, but when the county pulled out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-23/whitfield-prepares-s
Warriors try again to close out Rockets, reach NBA Finals

...inside after a horrendous showing in Game 3, when the Warriors grabbed 21 more rebounds than the Rockets and highlights of Curry boxing out Howard were shown repeatedly. Golden State still won the rebounding battle in Game 4, but just 47-46.EMERGING SHOOTERS...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-05-26/warriors-try-again-close-out-
Boxing champ Evander Holyfield guest hosts Augusta Boys & Girls Club's annual Burger Battle

...experience, he said, helped him become a boxing legend."Without the Boys Club...Holyfield, who won a bronze medal in boxing in the 1984 Olympics. "When I stopped crying, I made the Olympic team."Boxing remains a big part of Holyfield's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-27/boxing-champ-evander-holyfie
"Canelo" Alvarez, James Kirkland promise action in bout

...probably didn't convert many new fans to boxing, the sport has much more to offer after...already is among the biggest stars in boxing for his skills and fearless style, and...people are counting on Canelo to carry boxing on his shoulders for many years to come...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-08/canelo-alvarez-james
Overtime

...gold medal and a professional world title Saturday, unanimously outpointing Andre Dirrell to take the vacant International Boxing Federation super middleweight title.The London boxer improved to 21-1, receiving winning scores of 114-112 from judges...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-05-23/overtime
Fried chicken chain KFC resurrects Colonel Sanders for ads

...classic character, the Hamburglar, to TV ads. And Burger King's creepy "King" character also made a cameo appearance at the boxing match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquaio earlier this month.KFC is owned by Louisville, Kentucky-based Yum...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-19/fried-chicken-chain-kfc-re
Area Announcements

...Jamie Quarles at jamiequarles@gmail.comBoxing? Bell Auditorium will be the site of Boxing at the Bell on Saturday, which supports the Augusta Boxing Club. Tickets are available at georgialinatix.com, by phone at (877) 4AUGTIX and the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-05-22/area-announcements
Rants & Raves

...to pay for my haircut, I was told Jake already had paid my bill. Thanks, you guys. GLYNN MOORE'S column was fantastic. Boxing should be considered an inhumane treatment on mankind. And I can't count the times a car in a big hurry cuts in front of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-18/rants-raves
Boxing pay-per-view glitches leave fans fighting mad

NEW YORK - For some boxing fans, the big fight Saturday night turned out to be between them and their cable companies.Strong pay-per-view demand for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-03/boxing-pay-view-glitches-l