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  • Buster Douglas-Mike Tyson shocker hits 25-year anniversary

    Buster Douglas-Mike Tyson shocker hits 25-year anniversary
    Happy 25th anniversary to James “Buster” Douglas, one of the greatest one-hit wonders of the world. On Feb. 11, 25 years ago, he knocked out the guy they called “Iron Mike” in Tokyo to win the heavyweight championship of the...
  • 25 years after his shocking defeat of Mike Tyson, Buster Douglas happy just to be a family man

    An uppercut and three follow-up punches made James "Buster" Douglas a household name. And 25 years later, the brief heavyweight champion is still pleased his knockout of Mike Tyson ranks among the biggest upsets in sports. "Being crowned champion was a...
  • On The Fly: A Quarter Century Since Douglas KO'd Tyson

    You could have knocked me out when I heard this one: It has been 25 years since James "Buster" Douglas knocked out previously undefeated champion Mike Tyson. Yes, it happened Feb. 11, 1990, in Tokyo. Where did the time go and for that matter, where did...
  • More Than 20 Years Later, Douglas Savors Tyson Knockout

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — An uppercut and three follow-up punches made James "Buster" Douglas a household name. And 25 years later, the brief heavyweight champion is still pleased his knockout of Mike Tyson ranks among the biggest upsets in sports. "Being...
  • Fancy feathers rule at pigeon fans' competition

     Fancy feathers rule at pigeon fans' competition
    Mike Tyson slips off his black leather jacket and takes a white homing pigeon from Luthor Nelson's hands. The former boxer — and pigeon fancier — easily tosses it up with one hand. Then he helps open four wooden crates that hold 99 more of the...
  • Pigeon pageant for beautiful birds dispels 'rats with wings'

    Pigeon pageant for beautiful birds dispels 'rats with wings'
    Dogs aren't the only animals that vie for best in show. Hundreds of breeds of pigeons compete in their own version of the Westminster show, strutting on long, thick legs or fluttering curly, lacy feathers in their bid to be best bird. These pigeons...
  • Seahawks Pass? Weighing In On The Worst Call Ever

    The Patriots were one Marshawn Lynch run away from a devastating Super Bowl loss. Or so most people thought. But the Seahawks, with the ball at the 1-yard line, instead passed the ball, the Patriots intercepted and won the game. Just like that. In a...
  • Waiting for Storm to Hit and Thinking Of Mike Tyson

    Waiting for Storm to Hit and Thinking Of Mike Tyson
    It is Monday morning and snowing lightly as the end of civilization slowly meanders up the coast. I am working from home this day, not because I am considered non-essential, which I am, but because I am a veteran of Hartford traffic and know that if you...
  • Sundance 2015: Johnny Knoxville's Evel Knievel origins

    Sundance 2015: Johnny Knoxville's Evel Knievel origins
    The parallels between Evel Knievel and Johnny Knoxville are hard to miss, from their willingness to break bones to their talent in marketing them. It’s one reason why Knoxville agreed to produce and star in “Being Evel,” Oscar-winner...
  • Showtime exec: Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao contracts not crafted yet

    A deal apparently is in the eyes of the beholder. By the standards of Manny Pacquiao’s promoter, Bob Arum, a long-awaited super-fight between Pacquiao and unbeaten Floyd Mayweather Jr. is but a signature away. “We’re all done,”...
  • Mike Tyson cantará con Madonna en su nuevo disco

    Mike Tyson cantará con Madonna en su nuevo disco
    Nueva York, 20 ene (EFEUSA).- El boxeador Mike Tyson debutará en el mundo de la música de la mano nada menos que de Madonna, pues colaborará en la canción "Iconic", que se incluirá en "Rebel Heart", el próximo disco de la polifacética artista, que...