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Lewis Takes On Briggs

Lennox Lewis faces Shannon Briggs in Convention Hall at Atlantic City, N.J., tonight with Lewis trying to defend the WBC heavyweight championship. The bout also will be on HBO.

In Telford, England, Britain’s Richie Woodhall won a unanimous 12-round decision over reigning champion Thulane “Sugar Boy” Malinga of South Africa to claim the WBC super middleweight title.

Undefeated heavyweight Lawrence Clay-Bey justified his status as one of the division’s brightest prospects with a fourth-round TKO over Nate Tubbs in Atlantic City, N.J.



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Seahawks’ remodel needs boost with strong draft

The remodel of the Seattle Seahawks has started in earnest, all with the goal of remaining competitive while refreshing a roster that at one time was good enough to win a Super Bowl, but grew stale. The key to remaining a contender while churning over the roster is rediscovering success in the draft after the Seahawks missed the playoffs for the first time since 2011 last season. In recent years, general manager John Schneider has been tagged with more misses than hits in the draft.