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Richard Hoffer

All Richard Hoffer Stories

April 17, 2006

Boxing

Above the Fray Even a briefmidfight melee didn't upset a newly calm, genial Floyd Mayweather as hedelivered a pounding to Zab JudahFloyd ...

Nov. 29, 2004

Desperate Welterweights

In a rematch neither could afford to lose, Winky Wright retained his titles, and Shane Mosley remained in a tailspin

June 29, 2009

Water, Water, Everywhere

Had it with soaked greens and eternal games? Blame it on the rain

June 12, 2006

The Human Animal

An athlete's suffering can be instructive, even inspiring. But our emotions spill over at the sight of an injured horse

Oct. 11, 1993

AN INTERESTED OBSERVER

Riddick Bowe's disgust was complete. Here on the TV screen before him was Lennox Lewis getting out-jabbed by Frank Bruno. Frank Bruno!

Aug. 05, 1996

DAY 5 A MOST UNLIKELY HERO

What are little girls made of? They come to the Olympics withtheir teddy bears, their wide-open faces, giddy in theirorthodontic adolescence, ...

Aug. 05, 1996

DAY 13 WRESTLING WITH HIS EMOTIONS

Even after the officials' decision, required when any wrestling match ends in a tie, there was confusion. Iranian Abbas Jadidi tried to raise his ...

Aug. 05, 1996

DAY 4 ONCE AGAIN, A HERCULEAN EFFORT

It takes muscle, technique and a lot of nerve to put 413 poundsof iron over your head, especially when the tonnage representsroughly three ...

Aug. 05, 1996

DAY 11 ONCE AGAIN, MAN OF THE HOUR

Michael Johnson flew around the track, shoulders thrown so farback that his race seemed a miracle more of posture than ofspeed. There was ...

April 15, 1995

SIBLING SYNERGY THE BRUINS' BROTHER ACT OF ED AND CHARLES O'BANNON HAS PLAYED TO RAVE REVIEWS IN LOS ANGELES

There have been all kinds of brother acts that have played Los Angeles: Smothers, Menendez, Blues and Marx. Also, Doobie. But the

Sept. 24, 2001

A Break In The Action

There was no cheering to be heard in a heartbroken nation as sports paused to observe a moment of silence.