| Mar 13, 2015
| 9:40 AM
Mike Tyson thinks he could take Rocky.
At least Rocky from the first, second and sixth installments of Sylvester Stallone's boxing-movie franchise. The former real-life heavyweight champ isn't so sure how he'd do against Rocky III, though, and admits he...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 4:20 PM
"1971" is an appropriately matter-of-fact title for a decidedly low-key documentary. But don't mistake a lack of flash for an absence of substance. The story told here couldn't be more significant or more timely.
As directed by Johanna Hamilton (who co-...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 11:41 AM
Like many boxing promoters, Bob Arum’s job is to ... well, promote his fighters and their fights. And in doing so, facts sometimes get lost in hyperbole.
But Arum really didn’t need to go over the top Wednesday, when he was among those...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 5:42 PM
For one West Hollywood waiter, his grand dream has been realized by the making of Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s long-awaited fight with Manny Pacquiao.
Last year, Gabriel Salvador, a waiter at Craig's restaurant in West Hollywood, reconnected with Leslie...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 10:05 PM
It began innocently last fall, a waiter at Craig’s restaurant in West Hollywood telling Leslie Moonves, the president and president and chief executive of CBS Corp., that he should talk with another frequent diner, Manny Pacquiao’s trainer,...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 3:50 PM
Looking to start a conversation with new Fire midfielder Shaun Maloney? Start with books. His reading list mostly consists of nonfiction, although he has a soft spot for a certain boy wizard.
Last great book you've read?
"Norman Mailer, 'The Fight.'...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 10:43 AM
Was there ever a "Golden Age of Chicago Sports"? Many Chicagoans would cite the 1990s, when the legendary Michael Jordan-led Bulls won six NBA championships in eight years. Those Bulls were certainly Chicago's best ever, but it was hardly a golden age,...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 8:00 AM
If Mayor Bill de Blasio decides to go to this year's Groundhog Day event on Monday — an appearance that has come to be expected of every New York mayor — he will have a chance at a do-over. Last year, Chuck, a groundhog from the Staten...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 6:36 AM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Muhammad Ali is home after being hospitalized with a severe urinary tract infection.
The three-time world heavyweight champion was released from an undisclosed hospital Tuesday night, family spokesman Bob Gunnell said Wednesday. Ali...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 5:04 PM
Hundreds of people, including top city and state officials, turned out Monday to remember longtime Baltimore Circuit Court Clerk Frank M. Conaway Sr. at a funeral held at Morgan State University's Fine Arts Center.
During a four-hour ceremony, more...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 2:28 PM
His name was Harry, and he was probably 70 years old.
To be truthful, I was only 10 and had difficulty distinguishing the age of people over 18.
The year was 1955 and Harry (I don't recall his last name) worked — or volunteered his time — at...