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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Plainfield teen has big boxing dreams

    Plainfield teen has big boxing dreams
    Erik "Peanut" Santiago is a busy kid. The Aux Sable Middle School student and Plainfield resident puts in a full day at school and also participates in wrestling, baseball and football. But the 13-year-old said everything else moves aside when he enters...
  • Q&A: Mike Tyson on 'The Undisputed Truth,' Brad Pitt and veganism

    Q&A: Mike Tyson on 'The Undisputed Truth,' Brad Pitt and veganism
    Mike Tyson made an unexpected splash on Broadway last year with his one-man show, "The Undisputed Truth," directed by Spike Lee, written by Tyson's wife, Kiki, and inspired by Chazz Palminteri's "A Bronx Tale." A film version of the play, taped this...
  • Bad weather has had local cable crews scrambling, too

    Like the administrators, coaches, players and fans, the TV people who cover the area's high school games are tired of having their schedules continually revamped by the weather. Friday night was supposed to be the biggest night of the basketball...
  • Edgewood boxer Emanuel Taylor has 'all the tools' to be on top

    Edgewood boxer Emanuel Taylor has 'all the tools' to be on top
    On a frigid Thursday morning in late January, Emanuel Taylor was swinging at shadows in the ring at Charm City Boxing, headquartered in a warehouse tucked away in an industrial park in White Marsh. As he got his morning workout in — he would...
  • 10 best documentaries of 2013, and the new crop in 2014

    10 best documentaries of 2013, and the new crop in 2014
    The first months of the year are, by consensus, the bleakest of cinematic times. But not so much if, like me, you are a lover of documentaries, someone who revels in the pleasures of the nonfiction film. Proofs of the remarkable strength of...
  • Impressive win casts aside doubts about Manny Pacquiao's boxing future

    In the last major fight Bob Arum promoted in the Far East, he walked out of a Philippines arena to a burning sun, mourning the destruction Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier delivered to each other in their third bout, the "Thrilla in Manila" in 1975. Sunday,...
  • Michael Jordan vs. Muhammad Ali in latest 'Epic Rap Battles' video

    Michael Jordan vs. Muhammad Ali in latest 'Epic Rap Battles' video
    Comedy Central’s "Key & Peele” help the guys from “Epic Rap Battles of History” with their latest battle: Muhammad Ali vs. Michael Jordan. Keegan-Michael Key plays Jordan, the former Chicago Bulls No. 23, and Jordan Peele raps...
  • 'Sherlock' returns Jan. 19 to PBS

    'Sherlock' returns Jan. 19 to PBS
    Mark Jan. 19 in your calendar, folks. That's the date "Sherlock" returns to PBS. The network Wednesday announced its winter/spring schedule, which also reminds fans that Season 4 of "Downton Abbey" will air at 8 p.m. CT Jan. 5 through Feb. 23. In the new...
  • WBC orders Arreola-Stiverne negotiation for heavyweight title fight

    The World Boxing Council on Thursday ordered negotiations to begin between heavyweights Chris Arreola of Riverside and top-ranked contender Bermane Stiverne to arrange the bout that will fill the world title left vacant by Vitali Klitschko. Stiverne,...