Fight of the Century

March 8, 2017 0

Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier staged three of boxing’s fiercest battles. The most famous was their first meeting, accurately billed as the Fight of the…

Joe Frazier

April 22, 2016 3

Billy Joe Frazier never got his due as one of the great heavyweight fighters of the 20th Century.    Born in Beaufort, South Carolina, January…

Clay-Liston I

February 25, 2016 0

One of the greatest upsets in boxing history took place in Miami Beach, Florida, 52 years ago today when Cassius Clay defeated Sonny Liston to…

Howard Cosell

January 4, 2016 0

Howard William Cosell was once voted the most popular and most disliked sportscaster in America—in the same poll. Born Howard William Cohen in Winston-Salem, North…

Five for Five

October 8, 2015 1

The Cleveland Indians had a winning percentage of .721 in 1954, still the best in American League history. They played the New York Giants [97-57]…