Dahlberg: "Thrilla in Manilla" between Ali and Frazier resonates 40 years later

...ban boxing now?" Kilroy said.The president of the Philippines had welcomed the two fighters to his country, and Ferdinand Marcos and his wife, Imelda, were among the 28,000 crowded inside the steamy Araneta Coliseum to watch the biggest sporting event...

Former Georgia star John Isner wins third Atlanta Open in a row

ATLANTA - John Isner won the Atlanta Open for the third consecutive year, beating Marcos Baghdatis 6-3, 6-3 on Sunday at Atlantic Station.The top-seeded former Georgia star has reached the finals in Atlanta...

Andy Murray wins first round match in U.S. Open

...any round at any major was nine at the 2011 U.S. Open.Among the 10 men and two women pulling out so far were five retirements Tuesday: Marcos Baghdatis, Ernests Gulbis, Thanasi Kokkinakis, Aleksandr Nedovyesov and Marina Erakovic.

Construction roundup

COMMERCIAL BUILDING PERMITS? Ran GC LLC; Marcos Pizza, 443 Silver Bluff Road, Aiken; commercial building, $437,000? M.B. Kahn Construction; City of North Augusta, 130...

A.J. Allmendinger excited about return to Watkins Glen

...gets chills when he watches a tape of his race-winning performance at Watkins Glen from a year ago.Allmendinger held off Marcos Ambrose over the final two laps last August for his first Sprint Cup victory."I'd be lying if I said I don't question...

Joey Logano takes Xfinity Series race at Watkins Glen

...When it comes to the Xfinity Series race at Watkins Glen International, it's become Penske Racing's playground now that Marcos Ambrose is no longer around.After a poor qualifying effort in Sprint Cup, Joey Logano shook off his frustration and won the...

Marcos Ambrose will donate money if he qualifies

Marcos Ambrose wants your vote into the Sprint All-Star race May 17. And he's willing to pay $25,000 for it.The driver of Richard...

Road-course specialist Marcos Ambrose eyes spot in Chase

SONOMA, Calif. - Marcos Ambrose wants nothing more than to break Hendrick Motorsports' four-race winning streak and his best shot comes on the road...

Road course specialist Marcos Ambrose continues dominance with Nationwide win at Watkins Glen

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. - With The King atop the pit box at Watkins Glen Inter national, Marcos Ambrose wasn't about to disappoint.The aggressive Australian dueled early with Kyle Busch to fall off the pace in the NASCAR...

AJ Allmendinger on pole at Watkins Glen

...Truex by three-tenths of a second around the 2.45-mile layout.A year ago, Allmendinger won a fender-bashing duel with Marcos Ambrose at the end to win his first Sprint Cup race, but his pole win at Sonoma in June was for naught when a fuel pickup issue...