| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:00 PM
On the subject of super fights, who better to ask than the Boy Promoter, Don Chargin, who is 85?
Yes, they still call him that. And yes, he still promotes boxing matches. He lives in Cambria, puts on shows for local fighters in Central and Northern...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 6:18 PM
It is time for Oscar De La Hoya's two-year checkup. Not the medical kind, the public kind.
It was two years ago this week that boxing's Golden Boy suffered through the longest 18 holes of his life. Golf wasn't the problem. Hooked drives and missed putts...
| Aug 8, 2009
Vincent Bugliosi has moved on, but the world hasn't. Forty years after the impossibly grisly Tate-LaBianca murders, he is still "the Manson prosecutor." This, in spite of his many books since, arguing with magisterial fury about the JFK assassination, the...
| Jun 12, 2010
| 1:35 PM
- Jerry Forrest dreams of Olympic and professional success
- He dabbled in football and basketball at Woodside
- Forrest reached the Golden Gloves national tournament
Jerry Forrest was an aspiring architect. He earned good grades at Woodside High,...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 4:27 PM
Mack Lewis wanted to save them all.
All those kids with hard eyes who grew up poor and fatherless and heard the call of the street corner and easy money — those were the ones he thought boxing could save.
They'd come around the old gym at the...
| Jan 22, 2011
| 6:47 PM
2011 is here so lets raise a pint and cheers to a a much improved boxing landscape than what we saw in 2010. Several fighters are on the cusp of superstardom. Lets take a look at 11 fighters that are a must see in 2011 (in no particular order).
| Mar 14, 2012
| 6:22 AM
This weekend’s Sports Collectibles Convention in Rosemont didn’t just book some of the biggest names in sports, but also some of the most controversial.
Boxing legend Mike Tyson, NBA Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman and baseball’s all-...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 10:48 AM
Residents of a River North condo building on N. Franklin Street and W. Institute Place were warned Tuesday that an NBC pilot will be filming on the corner Saturday-Monday.
"DO NOT BE ALARMED,” the condo association notice said in bold letters....
| Apr 5, 2012
| 7:49 AM
WWE bad guy David Otunga feels left out when publications cover sightings of his fiancee, Oscar winner and fellow Chicago native Jennifer Hudson, but don’t mention that he was at the restaurant or store as well – at least that’s what...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 7:13 AM
The last person who reportedly saw missing IU Student Lauren Spierer before she vanished spoke out for the first time Monday.
Fox59 caught up with senior Jay Rosenbaum off-campus on the first day of IU classes.
Rosenbaum has never spoken publicly about...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 1:26 PM
It's not every day you see a guy with a huge tattoo on his face. On TV? Maybe (thank you, Mike Tyson and Gucci Mane). But not right in front of you. And yet, there was this imposing tatted up figure in front of me while I was out for a jog the other day....