Nov 18, 2012 00:42 EST
Unbeaten Adrien Broner battered Antonio DeMarco on the way to an eighth-round technical knockout to seize the Mexican's World Boxing Council lightweight title.
Nov 15, 2012 16:03 EST
Mexico's Antonio DeMarco puts his World Boxing Council lightweight world title on the line against unbeaten Adrian Broner Saturday in storm-ravaged Atlantic City.
Apr 29, 2012 03:04 EDT
Chad Dawson took the World Boxing Council light heavyweight crown from veteran Bernard Hopkins with a majority decision at the Boardwalk Hall arena.
Feb 22, 2012 15:12 EST
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Evergreen boxing champion Bernard Hopkins will return to the ring in April for a rematch against Chad "Bad" Dawson, who vowed on Wednesday to finish the job he started in their controversial title fight last year.
Dec 18, 2011 12:21 EST
Unbeaten Andre Ward captured the Super Six World Boxing Classic tournament with a unanimous decision over Britain's Carl Froch at the Boardwalk Hall arena.
Nov 11, 2011 09:10 EST
Steelers' Hines Ward in plea deal as DUI charge dropped
Sep 27, 2011 16:51 EDT
England's Carl Froch and unbeaten American Andre Ward will meet December 17 in a super-middleweight title unification showdown, promoters announced on Tuesday.
Jul 07, 2011 13:44 EDT
Akifumi Shimoda will try to become the first fighter from Japan to defend a world title at a US venue when the southpaw faces unbeaten American Rico Ramos on Saturday at Boardwalk Hall.
Jun 29, 2011 16:27 EDT
Jhonny Gonzalez will defend his World Boxing Council featherweight crown against Mexican compatriot Tomas Villa as part of a July 9 card where Japan's Akifumi Shimoda also defends his title.
Mar 24, 2011 16:09 EDT
Yuriorkis Gamboa defends two world featherweight crowns on Saturday against Mexico's Jorge Solis but a possible showdown with fellow unbeaten Chris John of Indonesia looks unlikely.
Feb 18, 2011 19:00 EST
The always outrageous Scissor Sisters will open Lady Gaga's third North American leg of her 'Monster Ball Tour'. The always outrageous Scissor Sisters will open Lady Gaga's third North American leg of her Monster Ball Tour. Scissor Sisters will join Lady Gaga in Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall on February 19 when the Born This Way singer returns to the stage after taking a two-month break from touring. The group kicked off their campy Fairy Tale Tour in August in Atlanta to rave reviews. Spin Magazine said the show was ?the Scissor Sisters at their best.? Scissor Sisters' third studio album, Night Work, has been described as the band's gayest yet. ?Before they were suggestive; now they're as straightforward as possible with homosexuality in all its forms,? Sputnikmusic.com said. Members of the Scissor Sisters insist the group is not a gay band, but its three openly gay members, Jake Shears, Babydaddy and Del Marquis, have clearly influenced its music. Tracks often deal with themes that
Dec 24, 2010 15:31 EST
Sport proving popular as ever in theaters, on television _ but not necessarily in real life. Thousands of movie-goers filled theaters across the country last weekend to see Mark Wahlberg's stirring portrayal of Micky Ward in "The Fighter."
Dec 16, 2010 18:16 EST
NJ governor says deal on far-reaching Atlantic City changes could be reached before Christmas. Gov. Chris Christie says the New Jersey Legislature could "give Atlantic City a Christmas present" by reaching agreement on changes designed to revive the nation's second-largest gambling market.
Nov 27, 2010 22:17 EST
Joseph leads No. 9 Syracuse to Legends Classic championship in 80-76 win over Georgia Tech. Kris Joseph shook off early foul trouble to score 19 points and lead No. 9 Syracuse to an 80-76 victory over Georgia Tech on Saturday night to win the Legends Classic.
Nov 26, 2010 23:05 EST
Joseph scores 22, helps No. 9 Syracuse avoid upset, beat Michigan 53-50 in Legends Classic. Jim Boeheim acted like the coach of a team mired in a losing skid. He stomped and screamed at his players after botched assignments, then lamented Syracuse's intermittent offense.
Nov 20, 2010 23:48 EST
Sergio Martinez delivers highlight-reel knockout of Paul Williams to retain middleweight title. Sergio Martinez landed a devastating left hook early in the second round Saturday night, knocking out feared puncher Paul Williams and retaining his middleweight title in emphatic fashion at Boardwalk Hall.
Oct 27, 2010 16:24 EDT
After candidate for Fight of the Year, Williams, Martinez getting ready to do it again. Paul Williams wants everyone to forget about the last time he fought Sergio Martinez, though that's asking quite a bit.
Oct 20, 2010 16:55 EDT
Atlantic City drag queens are hopping on board the 'Boardwalk Empire' bandwagon. How big is "Boardwalk Empire," the HBO hit series about Prohibition-era Atlantic City?
Sep 24, 2010 09:57 EDT
Atlantic City hopes HBO's `Boardwalk Empire' will drive tourists to the modern-day resort. What "The Sopranos" did for a pork store in northern New Jersey and "Sex and the City" did for a Manhattan cupcake shop, Atlantic City is hoping "Boardwalk Empire" does for the seaside gambling resort.
Sep 05, 2010 20:00 EDT
Ana Matronic, one-fifth of the campy band the 'Scissor Sisters', says it sucked finding out her dad was gay. ?Ana Matronic, one-fifth of the campy band the Scissor Sisters, says it sucked finding out her dad was gay. In a recent interview with the UK's Daily Mail, the singer, known for belting out such outrageous tunes as Filthy/Gorgeous, spoke about her gay father, who left her mother when she was only three. At the age of six, Matronic and her older sister, Kate, asked their mother abut getting back together with their father. ?Mum said, 'We can't get back together, because Dad is gay.' It wasn't said in a brutal or shocking way. Although I was young, I knew Dad now felt about men the way that he had once felt about my mother. Basically, I understood this meant they'd never be together ? and at six, that sucked,? Matronic said. Matronic's mother eventually remarried, but by the time she was 14, her father had contracted HIV, and was dead within a year. The thirty-six-year-old, recent
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|U.S. National Register of Historic Places|
|U.S. National Historic Landmark|
|Location:||2301 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States|
|Architect:||Lockwood-Greene & Co.|
|Added to NRHP:||February 27, 1987|
|Designated NHL:||February 27, 1987|