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  • Robin Williams had Parkinson's disease, according to wife

    Robin Williams had Parkinson's disease, according to wife
    Robin Williams was suffering from the early stages of Parkinson's disease along with severe depression at the time of his apparent suicide, his widow said on Thursday, drawing public attention to the correlation between the diseases. Although the...
  • After struggles at national championships, Michael Phelps looks ahead

    After struggles at national championships, Michael Phelps looks ahead
    IRVINE, Calif. — If this year's Phillips 66 National Championships hold any enduring place in Michael Phelps' mind, he might remember them as a needed, albeit painful, slug of reality. Until the past week, Phelps had treated his four-month...
  • Emmy-Nominated Writers Bent History to Tell Their Stories

    "The truth doesn't really want to line up and be a dramatic story very often," says John Rice, co-writer (with Joe Batteer) of the Emmy-nominated Lifetime mini "Bonnie and Clyde" (pictured). "It goes down corridors that lead to nothing, and has beats that...
  • Los guantes de Ali en la "pelea del siglo", vendidos por 400.000 dólares

    DALLAS (Reuters) - Los guantes que el gran boxeador Muhammad Ali llevó en su legendaria pelea de 1971 contra Joe Frazier, conocida como la "pelea del siglo", fueron subastados el jueves por casi 400.000 dólares. Un comprador anónimo se hizo con los...
  • Muhammad Ali's 'Fight of the Century' gloves sell for nearly $400,000

    Muhammad Ali's 'Fight of the Century' gloves sell for nearly $400,000
    DALLAS (Reuters) - The gloves that boxing great Muhammad Ali wore in his legendary 1971 fight against Joe Frazier in what became known as the Fight of the Century sold at auction on Thursday for almost $400,000 (237,023 pounds). An anonymous bidder...
  • Jamie Foxx to Play Mike Tyson in New Film (EXCLUSIVE)

    Having already played the corner man to one of the greatest boxers of all-time, Jamie Foxx looks ready to get back in the ring to portray one of the most recognizable boxers and sports figures of this generation. Sources tell Variety that Foxx is...
  • Jamie Foxx eyeing Mike Tyson biopic; could he pull it off?

    Jamie Foxx eyeing Mike Tyson biopic; could he pull it off?
    Jamie Foxx may be preparing to step into the ring to play Mike Tyson in an upcoming biopic, and he has none other than the ex-champ himself in his corner. Tyson, 48, recently told the Mirror that he has been discussing making a movie about his...
  • Jacklin: Tiger ready to shake up golfing world

    Former British Open champion Tony Jacklin took a leaf out of Muhammad Ali's book on Wednesday by declaring that Tiger Woods could be ready to shock the golfing world at this week's British Open. Many pundits have written off the 38-year-old American's...
  • Top 10 strangest sports endorsements of all time

    Top 10 strangest sports endorsements of all time
    What are the Top 10 strangest sports endorsements of all time? There's quite a list to choose from. Here's our quick Top 10 list ... 10. Joe DiMaggio – Mr. Coffee Having a former baseball player promote a new coffee maker might not seem so out...
  • The long path to the Congressional Gold Medal

    The long path to the Congressional Gold Medal
    Pat Summitt may be on the way to receiving the Congressional Gold Medal, but Sally Ride has a way to go. Many are recommended for Congress' highest civilian honor, but only a handful receive it. Still, it's been awarded to a heart surgeon, a comedian,...
  • Dennis Alcapone and his gargantuan influence

    Dennis Alcapone and his gargantuan influence
    When Jamaican vocalist/deejay Dennis Alcapone performed at the Edinburgh Festival in 1973, the Scottish emcee introduced him as, "the king of talkover music." That host seemed enthusiastic, but also looked slightly clueless on the footage of that gig....