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Larry Holmes

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  • Mittman gets to hear others talk about him for a change as he's inducted into local Hall of Fame

    Mike Mittman says many people look at his relationship with former heavyweight champion of the world Larry Holmes in the same way that people used to look at Howard Cosell and Muhammad Ali. They have their laughs and there's a lot of kidding around, but...
  • 76ers beat Orlando, 95-84 in NBA preseason game at Allentown's PPL Center

    76ers beat Orlando, 95-84 in NBA preseason game at Allentown's PPL Center
    Former 76ers players Darryl Dawkins and World B. Free have been coming to Allentown for years. In fact, Dawkins, former head coach of the Pennsylvania ValleyDawgs and the Lehigh-Carbon Community College men’s team, lives in the area. They have...
  • Lehigh Valley trick-or-treat times, Halloween parades and events

    Lehigh Valley trick-or-treat times, Halloween parades and events
    A long month of Halloween fun awaits. Like to be scared silly? Got you covered. Enjoy getting just a little spooked? Check that. Looking for fall fun for the whole family? There are plenty of hay mazes, fall festivals, special events, parades, trick-or-...
  • "Calling All Sports" goes live for the first time tonight from Chickie's and Pete's

    The Morning Call's "Calling All Sports" goes live tonight for the first time. The show, seen exclusively on Service Electric TV2, will be broadcast from Chickie's and Pete's in the PPL Center in downtown Allentown. The place is not open for business...
  • Tower Suite celebrating 40 years of music

    It hasn't been around quite as long as The Rolling Stones, but local band Tower Suite has legs, the kind that has kept fans coming back for decades for its energetic blend of pop, blues, jazz, rock, R&B, soul, standards and jazzed-up oldies. First...
  • FLASHBACK: In 2004, Easton claims its 700th football victory

    FLASHBACK: In 2004, Easton claims its 700<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> football victory
    A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five years. September 22 2004—Northampton grad Travis Mohr wins the 100 backstroke in the ParaOlympic Games in Athens with an American record time of 1:10.15....
  • Allentown considers naming street for Andre Reed

    Allentown considers naming street for Andre Reed
    Take a drive on the Larry Holmes. Hop a ride on the Jim Honochick. And maybe, someday, park it on the Andre Reed. With the recent induction of Lehigh Valley football great Andre Reed into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, an effort is underway in...
  • Heads up on road closures for Sunday's marathon

    Heads up on road closures for Sunday's marathon
    The Lehigh Valley Health Network Via Marathon will be run Sunday morning, closing a number of roads as it makes its way through the Lehigh Valley from Salisbury Township to Easton. Via of the Lehigh Valley, which helps children and adults with...
  • LVHN Via Marathon and relay is Sunday

    LVHN Via Marathon and relay is Sunday
    It's been called the second-fastest marathon in the country, and when the LVHN Via Marathon and Marathon Relay teams take off on Sunday morning from Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest in Salisbury Township, almost 1,800 people will be running by the...
  • Top Lehigh Valley events: Lehigh Valley Health Network Via Marathon, Levitt Pavilion concerts

    VIA MARATHON RETURNS 1 Walk or run while raising money for people with disabilities during the Lehigh Valley Health Network Via 5K, Walk or Kids Races, Saturday at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, Bethlehem. The 5K, $25, begins at 7:30 a.m. while...
  • 'Pitbull' Wins MMA Rematch Against Curran At Mohegan Sun

    UNCASVILLE — When his featherweight championship fight against Pat Curran was over, Patricio "Pitbull" Freire spit blood, climbed the cage and raised his arms. "I knew I had won," Freire said, "because I had come close to finishing him so many...