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  • Tonight's Tyson documentary reminds boxing of what it's missing

     
    One of the people director Reggie Rock Bythewood interviewed for his ESPN documentary that airs tonight at 5, "One Night in Vegas," was a cab driver who remembered how a Mike Tyson fight in Las Vegas meant a month's worth......
  • Modano Agrees To Join Red Wings

    Modano Agrees To Join Red Wings
    Mike Modano is joining the Detroit Red Wings. Modano confirmed his decision Tuesday in a text message to The Associated Press. It initially was reported by ScoreBoard Monthly. He told the Dallas sports magazine he wasn't ready to quit playing so he...
  • Modano Introduced As A Red Wing

    Modano Introduced As A Red Wing
    Mike Modano helped Detroit Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch's Little Caesars organization win its first national youth hockey championship in 1985 as a midget player. Now Modano will try to help Ilitch win another Stanley Cup. The 40-year-old center took...
  • Chris Brown's new concert tour will include an October date in Virginia Beach

    Chris Brown's new concert tour will include an October date in Virginia Beach
    Virginia's own Chris Brown will play Virginia Beach on Oct. 9 according to a press release issued today, Aug. 10. The R&B-pop singer who has rebounded from personal troubles to once again make smash hit tunes will launch his "F.A.M.E." tour Sept. 12 in...
  • Book review: 'At the Fights: American Writers on Boxing,' edited by George Kimball and John Schulian

    Book review: 'At the Fights: American Writers on Boxing,' edited by George Kimball and John Schulian
    At the Fights American Writers on Boxing Edited by George Kimball & John Schulian Library of America: 517 pp., $35 Part freak show, part sitcom, part mortal combat — ah, yes, behold the world of professional prizefighting, the face-break...
  • Red Wings Rally For One Point, Fall To Penguins In Shootout

    Red Wings Rally For One Point, Fall To Penguins In Shootout
    One point is better than none.  That's what the Red Wings will have to settle for after falling to the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-4 in a shootout Monday night at Joe Louis Arena. The Red Wings spotted the Penguins a 4-0 lead in the second period before...
  • Blackhawks Top Red Wings In Overtime

    Blackhawks Top Red Wings In Overtime
    It wasn't a must-win for the Blackhawks.  It just felt that way. The Chicago Blackhawks topped the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 in overtime at Joe Louis Arena, Monday night to remain in playoff position in the Western Conference. Marian Hossa scored the...
  • Flyers Beat Wings at Joe For First Time in Two Decades

    Flyers Beat Wings at Joe For First Time in Two Decades
    James van Riemsdyk, Daniel Carcillo and Scott Hartnell scored to help the Philadelphia Flyers win for the first time in Detroit in more than 22 years, 3-2 over the Red Wings on Sunday. Philadelphia was 0-14-2 at Joe Louis Arena since Nov. 4, 1988....
  • Boxer made his mark — awkwardly

    OAK VIEW, Calif. — Ray "Windmill" White, a veteran of 60 professional fights, pulls a paperback from a shelf in his office, opens "The Ultimate Book of Boxing Lists" and thumbs through it. Finally spotting his name, he looks up and smiles. "So,"...
  • Red Wing Brian Rafalski Retires

    Red Wing Brian Rafalski Retires
    After flirting with the idea for the last few months, Detroit Red Wings defenseman Brian Rafalski has called it a career. Citing a desire to spend more time with family, Rafalski leaves the game after a season which he called his most challenging. The...
  • "A Nation's Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis" by Matt De La Pena

    "A Nation's Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis" by Matt De La Pena
    "A Nation's Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis" By Matt De La Pena, illustrated by Kadir Nelson Dial, $17.99, ages 6-9 This picture book biography connects the history of the young Joe Louis with the political history of the 1930s, beginning with...