Sergey Kovalev is great but an undercard fighter may be the world’s best light heavyweight

Sergey Kovalev has long been one of the world’s elite light heavyweights, and since routing the great Bernard Hopkins in Atlantic City in 2014 has been widely regarded among the finest pound-for-pound boxers in the world. Even given back-to-back losses to Andre Ward, Kovalev has remained among the sport’s elite. He’ll fight the unheralded Igor Mihalkin on Saturday in the main

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Voting is only way to ensure Congress takes action to slow stem of shooting tragedies

Debate over gun control and mental health care always increases in the wake of a mass shooting like the one on Feb. 14 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., that left 17 dead, including 14 students. Politicians offer thoughts and prayers and do nothing. Literally, they do nothing. The reason, of course, is simple: They want to be

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New Nevada Boxing Hall of Famer Harry Reid once saw Bob Arum’s volcanic temper up close at ring-side

Former Senator Harry Reid (2nd from right) meets with boxer Manny Pacquiao (center) and Bob Arum (far right). The Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame announced a 14-member class on Thursday, and it includes some of the greatest fighters who ever lived. Of fighters from more recent vintage, Shane Mosley, Chris Byrd, Laila Ali and Kevin Kelley are going in as

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Deontay Wilder wants to unify heavyweight belts; how feasible to keep them together, though?

  Deontay Wilder, the WBC heavyweight champion, was recently in the Yahoo Sports studios in Playa Vista, Calif., where he spoke with our Justin Perry about a variety of topics. One of them was the importance of unifying the titles in the heavyweight division. Wilder made the point that champions in other divisions who unify the belts often then move

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The 27-inch 5K iMac is phenomenal

I am a man of many computing devices. I love technology and I especially love computers. I own a 27-inch iMac, a 13-inch MacBook Pro, a first-generation 12.9-inch iPad Pro, a Surface Pro 4 and an iPhone X. And that’s not to mention my 15-inch MacBook Pro that I use for work which belongs to Yahoo. Despite all that, I’ve

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