Al "Mean Machine" Valentine touches gloves with Gabe "Steel" Duckworth at the start of a Roughhouse Friday's boxing match at Marlintini's Lounge in March of 2010. The boxing foes are also friends. Valentine has been a trainer and cornerman for Duckworth in the past. The two would like to fight another bout although Valentine is 55 and Duckworth 33.
SEATTLE - Realistically, the Seattle Mariners would need to be far closer to a playoff berth for Nelson Cruz to be in consideration for American League MVP.
But his numbers are becoming increasingly MVP worthy.
BEIJING - Long after two of the all-time greats at 400 meters had left the track in second and third place, the winner was sprawled on the ground, gasping for breath and getting his pulse checked by a medic.
Today, August 27 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Home, 7 p.m., Thunder Mountain hosts Earl Marriott (Canada) at TMHS Field. Friday, August 28 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Home, 7 p.m., Juneau-Douglas hosts Hugh Boyd (Canada) at Adair Kennedy Field.
CFL FOOTBALL 12:30 p.m., ESPN2 - Montreal at Hamilton GOLF 1 a.m., GOLF - EUROPEAN TOUR, D & D Reak Czech Masters, first round, at Prague, Czech Republic. 5 a.m., GOLF - EUROPEAN TOUR, D & D Reak Czech Masters, first round, at...