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November 9 African American Historical Events

* Today in Black History – November 9 *

1731 – Benjamin Banneker is born free in Ellicott Mills (now
Ellicott City), Maryland. He will become the builder… 510 more words

African American History

In Living Color's Most Interesting Fight Sketches

Back in the day In Living Color was the funniest show around what with Homey The Clown and such.

The show also frequently liked to showcase sketches related to the fighting arts with Mike Tyson parodies, ninja appearances and peculiar self-defense classes. 28 more words

Shameless Promotion

Weaknesses

” Last night I dreamed that I was a child out where the pines grow wild and tall
I was trying to make it home through the forest before the darkness falls… 1,490 more words

CHLA, Church Team Up For Community Health And Wellness

COMPTON (CBSLA.com) — Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and a South L.A. church celebrated the one-year anniversary of their community fitness program.

The event was highlighted by a celebrity in boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard, who said the cause is near and dear to him: “When it’s all said and done, it’s your health that counts.” 260 more words

News

Ranking The Ten Best Fighters Of The 80's

Bleacher report columnist, Briggs Seekins, ranks the 10 best fighters of the 1980’s – a great decade for boxing. I don’t agree with the order of things but it brings up some great fodder for debate.

Check out the list HERE

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Former Heavyweight Champ Leon Spinks In Serious Condition!

Our thoughts and sincere prayers for boxing legend Leon Spinks, who beat one of boxing greats Muhammad Ali back in 1978, was reportedly hospitalized for emergency abdominal surgery at a Las Vegas medical facility, and according to sources, his condition as worsened due to complications, states TMZ. 74 more words

Sports

Deny Emotion and You Only See a Fraction of the Game

Football and the analysis of the sport have become an increasingly intellectual pursuit of a physical game. However, the impact of emotion on the performance of players, plays, and a team remains as important as ever despite the desire to hide its seat at the table.  3,079 more words

Matt Waldman