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A Gifted Poet, a Determined Lover: Don King on A Naked Tree

Joy Davidman (1915–1960) is mainly known as the woman who married C. S. Lewis as portrayed in the 1993 movie Shadowlands. However, she was an accomplished writer well before she met Lewis, as her two novels, her dozens of essays, her non-fiction book on the Ten Commandments, and her hundreds of poems testify.  663 more words

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I "WAS' a HUGE Boxing fan....but no MORE!

I grew up a boxing fan. I always wanted to be a boxer. When I was a TV Sportscaster I sparred with some of the sports greatest. 291 more words

Sports

Ask the Accountant: Mayweather vs. Pacquiao

With the fight of the century between Floyd “ME-ME-ME-ME” Mayweather and Manny “I-hope-that-I-box-better-than-I-sing” Pacquiao less than a week away I have decided to answer some pressing questions about the fight that will provide you, the reader, with in-depth analysis that can’t be found anywhere else on the internet. 491 more words

Humor

Go inside Mike Tyson's deserted Ohio mansion

SOUTHINGTON, Ohio — About 50 miles southeast of Cleveland, a mansion sits abandoned — a larger-than-life structure for a larger-than-life persona.

In the 1980s, it was home to professional boxer Mike Tyson. 265 more words

News

Lenten Midweek Reading: "Lord, When You Laid Your Treasure on My Back" by Joy Davidman

Each Wednesday throughout these forty days of Lent we’re sharing devotional excerpts from recent or forthcoming Eerdmans books. Today’s reading comes from A Naked Tree: Love Sonnets to C. 157 more words

Excerpts

Tuesday ramblings…

    Barry White on a budget
  • The Joy of Ironing
  • Jimmy Hendrix new, old song
  • James Brown’s private life
  • Don King
  • Troll dolls
  • Buying your wife an ironboard cover for her birthday is not cool*
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February 3rd in Boxing History

1980
Las Vegas, Nevada at Caesars Palace
Don King Productions
Larry Holmes beat Lorenzo Zanon via knockout to retain the WBC Heavyweight title. … Wilfredo Gomez beat Ruben Valdes via TKO in a match for the WBC Super Bantamweight title.