Manny Pacquiao sparring with his trainer Freddie Roach in his last scheduled public appearance before his fight against Floyd Mayweather on May 2nd. Photograph: Afp

On Wednesday Manny Pacquiao was at the Wild Card Boxing Club, a cramped gym in a rundown strip mall, where he trains. He was preparing for his 2 Ma(...)

James Gandolfini

James Gandolfini, the burly actor best known for his portrayal of conflicted New Jersey mob boss Tony Soprano, died on Wednesday while on holiday in I(...)

Claudio Modini, the head of the emergency and reception department of Policlinico Umberto Primo hospital,  reads a hospital statement yesterday about James Gandolfini’s death in Rome.  Photograph: Yara Nardi/Reuters

Doctors in Italy battled for 40 minutes to save the life of James Gandolfini, the burly actor best known for his Emmy-winning role as a mob boss in t(...)

 James Gandolfini as Tony Soprano in a scene from one of the last episodes of the HBO TV series The Sopranos.

James Gandolfini, the burly actor best known for his Emmy-winning portrayal of a conflicted New Jersey Mafia boss in the groundbreaking TV series The (...)