Peterson believes a long spell between bouts, resulting from a positive test for synthetic testosterone and the subsequent cancellation of last May's rematch with Amir Khan, will ultimately give him extra fuel.
Thousands of D.C.-area residents grabbed shovels, paint brushes and shipping boxes as part of the National Day of Service on Saturday to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. in advance of Monday's national holiday for King and inaugural celebration.
Here's a selection of historical tidbits tied to celebrating the beginning of a new term of a president of the United States.
This year's presidential inauguration parade route runs about 30 feet and looks to take about 20 seconds to traverse — or at least it does on the scale model laid across the floor of the D.C. Armory.
Late Monday night, the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team boarded a plane for London, after defeating the Brazilian national team 80-69 at Verizon Center. The game provided the perfect finale for three days of military-themed events for Team USA in the nation's capital.
During two deployments in Iraq — one for 15 months, the other for 12 — Sgt. Daniel Lucas wore an American flag patch on the left shoulder of his uniform. The delicately stitched American emblem still graced his same sleeve. Only now, it’s a different patch. The old flag now has a new owner.
Historic success breeds historic pressure, and perhaps nobody understands that paradox better than Luigi "Geno" Auriemma.
The score was tied at 20. The eight-minute scrimmage was over. Olympic coach Mike Krzyzewski motioned for the players to come off the court, which they did — just long enough to tell him and the coaching staff that a tie wasn't going to cut it. They wanted to play overtime.
The Olympic men's basketball team is making its way to Washington, bringing with it an Olympic-sized, who's-better spat between superstars present and past.