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Business & Pleasure of Sports | Sun Sentinel blogsHere???s a hair-raising revelation: Don King turned 80 on Saturday. The UK???s Daily Mail commemorated it with an expansive feature on King???s career. The British tabloid reported that King, based in Deerfield Beach, is keeping the celebration low key...
Previo al arranque de la temporada de 2012 lancé una maldición a los Angelinos de Los Angeles —y en particular a Albert Pujols— que aún sigue atormentando a los serafines y al slugger dominicano. Entonces, un sábado 24 de diciembre de...
The Fabulous ForumOakland boxer Andre Ward found himself in a bit of a verbal scuffle this week as he engaged in conversation with Carl Froch, his fellow "Super Six" super-middleweight title finalist, about their bout Oct. 29. Ward maintained his demeanor of......
Lehigh Valley MusicBob Dorough, the jazz pianist who wrote and produced the original “Schoolhouse Rock” for ABC in the 1980s, will be feted at the 34th annual Celebration of the Arts (COTA) jazz festival Friday through Sunday in Delaware Water Gap. Dorough......
The Daily MirrorFeb. 15, March 2, 1961: Jim Murray writes about a Friars Club roast of Leo Durocher, and visits the Las Vegas training camps of boxers Gene Fullmer and Sugar Ray Robinson before their upcoming bout. Notice that Murray gets a......
The Daily MirrorFeb. 16, 1961: Jim Murray writes about Dodgers Vice President Fresco Thompson, who thinks the romance has gone out of baseball. March 3, 1961: Murray files another story out of Las Vegas on the upcoming match between Gene Fullmer and......
The Daily MirrorFeb. 21, 1961: Jim Murray writes a second column about jockey Johnny Longden. “Johnny has to be one of the super athletes of our time. Unlike golf, croquet or cribbage, riding racehorses is not normally considered an old man's game,”......
The Daily MirrorMay 12, 1961: Paul Pender is not really a prizefighter at all. He has retired from the game more times than Jackie Jensen. He is a fireman by trade and he still reaches out instinctively to slide down a pole......
Jacket CopyIn our pages this week, Tim Rutten reviewed "Sweet Thunder" by Will Heygood, a biography of boxer Sugar Ray Robinson. Robinson is "now universally acknowledged as the greatest prizefighter who ever lived," Rutten writes: Anyone who ever saw him in......
HispanosphereÂ» Orlando Sentinel â€“ HispanosphereÂ By JAY COHEN AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) â€” Daniel Flores handed a digital camera to a friend and grabbed a place next to Babe Ruth's monument in the famous park beyond the center-field wall at Yankee Stadium. This was a no-brainer for the...
Carmen Basilio, 85, a genial onion farmer's son who wrested the world middleweight boxing crown from Sugar Ray Robinson in 1957 and lost an equally epic, razor-edge rematch six months later, died Wednesday at a Rochester, N.Y., hospital following...
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INDIO, Calif. — If boxing can figure out where it left its torch before the whole house goes down, Gary Russell Jr. again showed he might have the hands to hold it. The 24-year-old featherweight from Washington D.C. had too many hands for...
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