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  • Activists open up about 1971 FBI burglary

    NEW YORK — Before WikiLeaks, before Edward Snowden, and before the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks turned most government offices into fortresses, there were eight people with suitcases who broke into an FBI office housed in a suburban apartment...
  • TV Review: American Experience's '1964′

    For those who want to better understand the roots of the U.S.' current social, cultural and political discord, "1964" is must-see TV. That's because unlike a lot of arbitrary anniversaries, the events of a half-century ago clearly echo through the present...
  • TCA: Muhammad Ali fights on in new PBS documentary

    Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali is having a TV renaissance. HBO last year premiered "Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight," a docudrama centered on the legal battle in 1967 that erupted when the heavyweight champion and newly converted Muslim refused to be...
  • Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez ready to take on Alfredo Angulo

    Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez ready to take on Alfredo Angulo
    Saul "Canelo" Alvarez wrongly believed he had an answer for the speed and brilliance of unbeaten Floyd Mayweather Jr. Now, the former super-welterweight world champion from Mexico is banking on his sense again, counting on his grit, youth and strength...
  • 1964 remembered from a boomer state of mind

    1964 remembered from a boomer state of mind
    You're going to be hearing a lot about 50th anniversaries this year. PBS' "American Experience" has a two-hour program called "1964" that premiered this month. It included such milestones as Barry Goldwater's presidential campaign, which though...
  • Bob Arum goes the distance for his next big fight

    Whither goest the sport of boxing these days? How about to a country where it was banned in 1959 and not allowed back until 1986? That would be China. This is promoter Bob Arum's grand plan. He has had many over six decades of promoting the sport, and...
  • Ultimate fight club: A look at the greatest bouts

    Ultimate fight club: A look at the greatest bouts
    About 150,000 spectators squeezed into Soldier Field in Chicago that night in September, 1927, and many left convinced they'd witnessed the fight of the century. The drama's high point came in Round 7 when former champion Jack Dempsey stung Gene...
  • ARCHIVE: Virginia Tech AD has Parkinson's disease (April 27, 2006)

    Virginia Tech athletic director Jim Weaver said Wednesday that he has Parkinson's disease and that doctors believe his goal of working another 10 years is realistic. Weaver, 61, was diagnosed in the summer of 2004 after his sister noticed a change in...
  • ARCHIVE: Battling Parkinson's disease, Virginia Tech athletic director Jim Weaver finds inspiration in his 5-year-old son (June 18, 2006)

    Her reach was instinctive, like stretching for the snooze button. No need to look. Hold hands as often as Traci and Jim Weaver, and the fingers interlock naturally. Except this time Traci's right hand didn't connect with Jim's left. This time Traci's...
  • 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...