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Prince Naseem Hamed trains with Emanuel Stewart at the Kronk Gym before his WBC and WBO Featherweight bout against Cesar Soto in Detroit, Michigan. (Credit: John Gichigi /Allsport)

Emanuel Steward’s Family Wants To Revive Kronk Gym

Family of the late Hall of Fame boxing trainer Emanuel Steward wants to bring back his former Detroit boxing gym and establish a scholarship fund.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2013

Keidel: Final Bell Sounds For Famed Boxer Ken Norton

Before other sports matched the money and none of the danger, boxing was must-watch theater, a distillation of the rags-to-riches narrative that personified the American Dream. And Ken Norton was Exhibit A.

09/19/2013

Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L), Canelo Alvarez (R) (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Mayweather And Alvarez Fight For The Soul Of Boxing

Alvarez and Mayweather are fighting at a catch-weight of 152 pounds, which, if you’re looking for an edge, would probably point to Alvarez, the naturally larger man. But Mayweather has a way of making larger men look small.

09/13/2013

LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 03: Oscar De La Hoya waves to the crowd before the weigh in between Floyd Mayweather against Robert Guerrero for the WBC and Vacant Ring Magazine Welterweight titles at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 3, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Oscar De La Hoya Admits Himself To Rehab

Oscar De La Hoya has admitted himself to a treatment facility as he continues to fight substance abuse, just days ahead of the big fight his company is promoting between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Canelo Alvarez.

97.1 The Ticket–09/11/2013

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Floyd Mayweather Swags Through Press Event, Praises Alvarez For ‘Piggybacking’

The 36-year old will face one of his toughest challenges yet from the Alvarez, who has already put together a formidable 42-0-1 record at age 22.

97.1 The Ticket–06/26/2013

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 22: Seth Mitchell (R) lands a right on Johnathon Banks during their NABO and WBC International Heavyweight Titles bout at Barclays Center on June 22, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Broner Wins Welterweight Title Over Malignaggi

Adrien Broner was the bigger talker and the bigger puncher Saturday night, scoring enough hard blows to beat hometown hero Paulie Malignaggi in a 12-round split decision and take Malignaggi’s welterweight title.

97.1 The Ticket–06/24/2013

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Floyd Mayweather Talks About His Showtime Deal

Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather might be one of the most polarizing athletes in the world today

97.1 The Ticket–02/22/2013

Hector Camacho from Puerto Rico waves to the crowd, wearing the NBA Super Middle Weight Championship belt, after winning over Roberto Duran from Panama by decision in 12 rounds at the Pepsi Center 14 July, 2001 in Denver, CO. (Credit: MARK LEFFINGWELL/AFP/Getty Images)

Ex-Boxer Hector ‘Macho’ Camacho Dies After Shooting

Hector “Macho” Camacho, a Puerto Rican boxer known for skill and flamboyance in the ring as well as for a messy personal life and run-ins with the police, was declared dead on Saturday, four days after being shot in the face. He was 50.

97.1 The Ticket–11/24/2012

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Steward Hailed By Queen Of Soul And Boxing Royalty

Hall of Fame trainer Emanuel Steward was celebrated by boxing royalty and the Queen of Soul at a star-studded memorial service Tuesday in the Motor City.

97.1 The Ticket–11/14/2012

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AP: Boxing Trainer Emanuel Steward Dies At 68

Emanuel Steward, the owner of the legendary Kronk Gym and one of boxing’s greatest trainers, has died. He was 68.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2012

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