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The Sports Kings: Shane Calls It Quits…

Boxer “Sugar” Shane Mosley is retiring, ending a career in which he won titles in three different weight classes, beat Oscar De La Hoya twice and never was knocked out. The 40-year-old announced on Twitter […]

WAOK-AM–06/05/2012

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The Sports Kings: Augusta Native Paul Williams Paralyzed…

Paul Williams’ manager says the boxer has been paralyzed from the waist down after being involved in a motorcycle crash in the Atlanta suburbs. George Peterson told The Associated Press that Williams is expected to […]

WAOK-AM–05/29/2012

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Mayweather Wins & Gets Ready For Jail At The Same Damn Time…

Lil Wayne, Justin Bieber, 50 Cent, and HHH and it wasn’t even Wrestlemania; just the circus that’s now known as the Money Team… Let’s get this straight right here and right now I’m no fan […]

WAOK-AM–05/07/2012

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The Sports Kings: Boxing Historian Dead At 75…

Bert Sugar, an iconic boxing writer and sports historian, has died. He was 75. Jennifer Frawley, Sugar’s daughter, says cardiac arrest caused his death on Sunday at Northern Westchester Hospital. His wife, Suzanne, was by […]

WAOK-AM–03/25/2012

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The Sports Kings: Mayweather Takes To Twitter!

Wow… Way to go big man, now that’s how you issue a challenge. Via Twitter! The self-proclaimed pound for pound champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. called out Manny Pacquiao yesterday via the social networking site. Who […]

WAOK-AM–01/11/2012

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The Sports Kings: Mayweather’s Going To Jail

A Las Vegas judge sentenced Floyd Mayweather Jr. to 90 days in jail after the boxer’s guilty plea to reduced battery and harassment charges. The plea deal avoids trial on felony allegations that he hit […]

WAOK-AM–12/22/2011

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The Sports Kings:Lakers’ Bryant Is “Day To Day”

Kobe Bryant did not play in the Los Angeles Lakers’ preseason finale against the Clippers last night because of a torn ligament in his right wrist, and his status for the season opener on Christmas […]

WAOK-AM–12/22/2011

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The Sports Kings: Today In Sports History!

December 20, 1946 – Sugar Ray Robinson defeated Tommy Bell by unanimous decision in a 15 round match to claim the World Welterweight Champion at Madison Square Garden. Robinson defended the title until February 12, […]

WAOK-AM–12/20/2011

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The Sports Kings: Today In Sports History!

December 19, 1913 – Jack Johnson fought Jim Johnson to a draw in a 10 round match in Paris, France to retain his heavyweight championship. Johnson would defend his title two more times before losing […]

WAOK-AM–12/19/2011

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The Sports Kings: Boxing Hall of Fame Inductees Announced!

The first man to win titles in four divisions tops a list of 13 people elected to the International Boxing Hall of Fame and Museum. Thomas “Hitman” Hearns won five titles altogether, compiled a 155-8 […]

WAOK-AM–12/07/2011

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