LONDON (AP) — Four years after USA Boxing hit a new low in Beijing, a revitalized American team is ready to punch back.
With a cool mix of veteran leadership and rising contenders of both sexes, the Americans will field the largest squad at the London Olympics. Nine men qualified in 10 weight classes, while women qualified in all three weights for their first Olympic boxing tournament.
Yet those cold numbers don't reflect the fundamental differences between the squabbling Beijing squad that managed just one bronze medal and the cohesive, supportive unit that went through a team workout Thursday at a Leyton gym on the eve of the games.
Flyweight Rau'shee Warren says, "It's all different than it was before."
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Monsoonal moisture will decrease through early next week. Strengthening high pressure will increase temperatures through the next week.
The Encinitas Planning Commission on Thursday will vote on the next phase of a contentious project meant to improve access to Beacon’s Beach.
Comic-Con International, again expected to draw a wide array of fans of the popular arts, conducts its annual preview night at the San Diego Convention Center Wednesday night.
Goat yoga may be all the rage, but the San Diego Humane Society is giving people the change to stretch out with adorable furry critters – cats!
Over 130,000 pop culture devotees will come to San Diego's Gaslamp District for the annual four-day comic book convention Comic-Con, the big, bright and very heavily branded confab of costumed superfans and the corporate sponsors vying for their attention — and dollars.
There is a renewed call for protective barriers along the State Route 56 bike path where, in some sections, only a chain-link fence separates bike riders from freeway traffic.
Some tennis experts say San Diego native, Taylor Fritz is the best hope to be America's next great tennis star.
A citywide wellness program is in the works to offer San Diegans free health-related classes. Dozens of workshops will be held each year at libraries and recreation centers, according to the City of San Diego.