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  • FILE - This March 23, 2011, file photo shows NFL star Chad Ochocinco kicking around the ball during a tryout with Sporting Kansas City MLS soccer team, , in Kansas City, Mo. Since there's no telling when the NFL lockout will end, guys are finding all sorts of ways to keep busy.  (AP Photo/Ed Zurga, File)

    Boxing, soccer among ways NFL players keeping busy

    Jimmy Clausen and Tom Zbikowski both saw the NFL work stoppage coming and were ready to fill the void in their schedule.


  • Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. listens at left as Filipino Congressman and eight-term world champion boxer Manny Pacquiao speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Boxer Pacquiao pays visit to Capitol Hill

    Having captured just about everything else — including eight world titles and a seat in Congress back home — it was time for Manny Pacquiao to win over the nation's capital.


  • China's Li Na sits in chair shortly after her women's singles final loss to Kim Clijsters of Belgium at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)

    Boxing Day: Wozniacki ousts Schiavone in Australia

    Caroline Wozniacki showed her fighting spirit Tuesday on center court and then dealt a knockout punch to the tall tale of the kangaroo that briefly upstaged her tennis at the Australian Open.


  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Joe Louis'

    Is boxing really a sport? Not everyone would agree that it is, although the "sweet science" lives on, precariously, in the cable TV listings. Boxing as a recreation has all but disappeared save on college campuses, where it survives as a team sport.


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