U.S. boxers launch careers with an overwhelming team victory

They call it the sweet science, but at the conclusion of the Olympic boxing competition Saturday, fight fans could be forgiven for thinking that what they saw was more like a gloved version of the dismal science instead. Economics, not fisticuffs, was on everybody's mind. "After I get that gold medal, I'm turning pro," declared Lightweight Winner Pernell Whitaker, 20, before the tournament began. Boasted Flyweight Gold Medalist Steve McCrory, 20, younger brother of World Boxing Council Welterweight Champ Milton, after the semifinals: "I'm...

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