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St. Patty’s Day Q&A — Irish Micky Ward: “I still love boxing but…”

Micky Ward, now 52, never quit on Lowell Mass. It’s the fighting city where in 1978 he first made his name in boxing as a baby-faced pipsqueak with dreams

Picture Perfect at the Palladium: “Popeye” Rivera Bullies Kevin Cobbs

WORCESTER — She arrives at the small dark venue an hour early with her Nikon cameras in hand. She wonders where she’ll be shooting from at ringside.

A Night to Remember in Gritty Lowell, a City with a Great Boxing Tradition

The names of professional boxers who competed in Lowell, Massachusetts, as amateurs read like a who’s who of boxing greats.