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  • Mike Tyson thinks he could beat Joe Louis, but not Ali ... or Rocky IV

    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...
  • '1971' recalls burglary that birthed America's 'big brother'

    "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-...
  • Even Bob Arum is impressed by Mayweather-Pacquiao hype

    Even Bob Arum is impressed by Mayweather-Pacquiao hype
    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...
  • Waiter has a hand in Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao matchup

    Waiter has a hand in Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao matchup
    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...
  • How CBS' Leslie Moonves helped seal Mayweather-Pacquiao fight

    How CBS' Leslie Moonves helped seal Mayweather-Pacquiao fight
    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,...
  • Shaun Maloney's reading list

    Shaun Maloney's reading list
    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.'...
  • 'The Golden Age of Chicago Sports'

    'The Golden Age of Chicago Sports'
    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,...
  • New York mayor dogged by police anger, and a fumbled groundhog

    New York mayor dogged by police anger, and a fumbled groundhog
    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...
  • Muhammad Ali released from hospital

    Muhammad Ali released from hospital
    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...
  • Hundreds turn out to remember Frank Conaway Sr.

    Hundreds turn out to remember Frank Conaway Sr.
    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...
  • Carnett: He had a hand in feeding boxing lore

    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...