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U.S. boxer out after collapsing

BEIJING --- Bantamweight Gary Russell Jr. will miss the Olympics after collapsing while trying to make weight, leaving the American boxing team without one of its top medal hopes.
American boxers perform well

...anybody."Bantamweight Gerald Tucker was the first U.S. boxer to shut out hisopponent this week, beating Peru's...semifinals on Thursday. Jose Navarro, the youngest U.S. boxer at 18, easily beat his first twoopponents and now faces...
Boxers take exception to criticism

...Winnipeg), I believe, that are better than the team training for the Worlds," said Jose Navarro, at 18 the youngest U.S. boxer at the Pan Am Games. "We fight each other all the time, so it's hard to say who's the best. "But I'm kind...
Where are they now: Olympic athletes went on to varied fates

...California. She wants to continue her modeling and broadcasting careers once basketball is over. David Reid The only U.S. boxer to win a gold medal in Atlanta, Mr. Reid was behind on points when he floored Alfredo Duvergel of Cuba for the championship...
Sports digest

...two-stroke victory over Nancy Lopez and Karrie Webb in the du Maurier Classic. 1996 The Atlanta Olympic Games end with U.S. boxer David Reid's stunning gold-medal knockout, and the women's basketball team's romp over Brazil. Reid captures...
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Defense propels Viloria to win

...his three teammates who also won their first matches this week: David Jackson, Dante Craig and Clarence Vinson. No U.S. boxer has lost yet during this Olympics. "I think the pattern I'm seeing with our boxers is they're strong in the third...
U.S. tumblers stumble; Evans says goodbye

...despair when the referee stopped the fight with 45 seconds left in round one of the 119-pound bout. The last time a U.S. boxer beat a Cuban in the Olympics was in 1976. With the win, Cuba moved to 12-0. U.S. boxers are 9-3. Jones...