| Oct 26, 2014
| 5:36 PM
The transformation of Mike Tyson from chump to champ, con to ex-con (to con to ex-con), from drug addict to sober vegan and from boxing to Broadway, takes perhaps its strangest turn Monday with the premiere of "Mike Tyson Mysteries," on Adult Swim.
| Oct 14, 2014
| 6:13 PM
It’s easy to be caught off guard by Shakur Stevenson’s laid-back demeanor. As the senior from Bethel High gets comfortable on the family living-room couch, few people would recognize the young man as possibly America’s best hope for a...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Swift, stalwart, durable, dedicated and highly accomplished. The six members of the 2014 class of the Broward County Sports Hall of Fame named Friday span all of those attributes, and their list of achievements is staggering.
Fort Lauderdale native Ryan...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 5:00 PM
If anybody's story benefits from the occasional spirited retelling, it's that of boxer Muhammad Ali, perhaps the most sublimely fascinating and stirring athlete America has ever produced, already lionized in a number of movies.
Brit Clare Lewins'...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 8:06 AM
Boyish, sing-songy yet serenely wise, the voice is the thing in the latest Muhammad Ali documentary, "I Am Ali." Director Clare Lewins, who has worked extensively in British television, became aware of audio recordings Ali made in the 1970s — homey,...
| Oct 21, 2014
The three of us -- the black American, the black Russian and me, a black Briton -- took a photo together. And then we went our separate ways. Maryum back to the United States, Yelena remaining in Russia and me to England. We never really thought we...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 5:30 AM
When you hear the name Muhammad Ali, certain iconic images inevitably spring to mind. There's Ali the fighter, standing over a fallen Sonny Liston after a stunning first-round knockout in 1965. There's Ali the firebrand, declaring his refusal to serve...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 6:59 PM
Television has been embracing the idea of giving national exposure to high school athletes ever since ESPN2 introduced a teenager named LeBron James with a national telecast of a high school basketball game in 2002.
The latest prime-time prep event is...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:29 PM
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.
| Aug 7, 2014
| 12:30 PM
"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...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 7:16 PM
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...