More Sports / Boxing Sep 28, 2018

HBO to end live boxing broadcasts after 45 years

HBO is walking away from professional boxing after 45 years of live fight programming, the U.S. cable network confirmed Thursday. HBO's long association with the sport began in 1973 when it carried George Foreman's stunning knockout of reigning heavyweight world champion Joe Frazier. The network pioneered ...

'Girls' just wanna have fun in Japan

Film | Wide Angle Jun 8, 2016

'Girls' just wanna have fun in Japan

by Mark Thompson

"Girls," an Emmy award-winning HBO series, focuses on a quartet of women in their early 20s who are trying to — surprise, surprise — figure out what they want to do with their lives. Like its outspoken creator — the intellectual "It Girl" Lena ...