Nebraska commission drops the ball

Lack of drug testing following Crawford-Gamboa title fight remains unacceptable

Originally Published: July 3, 2014
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Lightweight titleholder Terence Crawford's thrilling ninth-round knockout of Yuriorkis Gamboa on Saturday night was everything that is right about boxing: Two highly skilled, undefeated combatants, a great fight waged at the highest level and a passionate crowd.

If only the card was regulated like an elite event rather than like a small-potato club show.

In this day and age of rampant abuse of performance-enhancing drugs in all sports, it is expected that even the most basic ...

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