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Larry Holmes

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  • REVIEW: Lehigh Valley Music Awards should give itself a prize for ceremony

     
    Lehigh Valley Music Awards should give itself a prize. The awards’ 15th ceremony Sunday at Musikfest CafĂ© at ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks was the best-run, best-paced and most professional since it began a staged, formal-presentation format...
  • No. 4 City boys basketball closes out Wilson (D.C.) for 76-69 win in Spark in the Park

    No. 4 City boys basketball closes out Wilson (D.C.) for 76-69 win in Spark in the Park
    One of the areas the City boys basketball team most wanted to improve on was closing out games in the fourth quarter. The No. 4 Knights had an opportunity Thursday against pesky Woodrow Wilson (D.C.). Some big baskets, key stops and enough free throws...
  • Basketball Game of the Week: No. 8 Poly vs. Woodrow Wilson (D.C.)

    Basketball Game of the Week: No. 8 Poly vs. Woodrow Wilson (D.C.)
    What: Spark at the Park When: Friday, 5:30 p.m. Where: Forest Park KEY PLAYERS Poly: John Crosby, Sr., G; Chris Feldman, Sr., G; Marcel Thompson, Jr., F/G Woodrow Wilson: Larry Holmes, Sr., G; Dimone Long, Sr., G; Miles Gillette, Jr., F KEYS...
  • #Fight Night at #Steelstacks II on Thursday, Oct. 17

     
    Get ready to watch the rumbling and check out heavyweight Luis Ortiz of Miami,the No. 2-ranked contender by the WBA. If you get VIP tickets, you can mingle with Easton great Larry Holmes and former champion James "Buster" Douglas 6-6:45......
  • Sands Bethlehem Event Center looks for pay per view payday

     
    When Sands Bethlehem Event Center was being built nearly two years ago, its organizers already were thinking about what lay beyond. They were figuring how entertainment could be delivered to far more people than the center’s capacity of 3,500. And.....
  • Northampton Co. – Scheduled road work, Feb. 4-8

    PennDOT announced lane restrictions will be enforced on the following roads in Northampton County this week: ________________________________________ Municipality: Palmer/ Bethlehem twps. ROAD NAME: Freemansburg Road BETWEEN: Stones Crossing AND...
  • Ken Norton Sr. dies at 70; former heavyweight boxing champion

    Ken Norton Sr., a former heavyweight boxing champion who beat Muhammad Ali once — breaking his jaw — and fought him to two other extremely close decisions, died Wednesday at a care facility near Las Vegas. He was 70. Norton had been in...
  • Ray Lewis says he'll retire after Ravens season ends

    Ray Lewis says he'll retire after Ravens season ends
    Ray Lewis, the face of the Ravens since he played in the franchise's first game in Memorial Stadium and arguably the greatest linebacker in NFL history, will make this year's playoff run his last. Lewis, who expects to return from a torn triceps for...
  • Former heavyweight boxer Ken Norton Sr. dies at 70

    Ken Norton Sr., a former heavyweight boxing champion who defeated Muhammad Ali in 1973, then lost in the rematch later that year, died Wednesday at a hospital in Arizona where he had been undergoing rehabilitation since suffering a stroke last year,...
  • Ultimate fight club: A look at the greatest bouts

    Ultimate fight club: A look at the greatest bouts
    About 150,000 spectators squeezed into Soldier Field in Chicago that night in September, 1927, and many left convinced they'd witnessed the fight of the century. The drama's high point came in Round 7 when former champion Jack Dempsey stung Gene...
  • Champion

     
    Between the blog and my column, I've written several times about poet/playwright/composer/educator Edwin Romond of Wind Gap. I'm no poetry expert, but his themes and his words have touched me, over and over. I had the honor of introducing Romond......