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Place sporting heroes on a pedestal at your own risk, kids

There was a time, I must confess, when the wide-eyed wonder and freshly scrubbed innocence of youth directed me to the misguided notion that professional athletes, much like movie and singing stars, were, by default, role models. 760 more words


University Scholarship for Black Scholar

He was the designated National Spokesman for country of Islam, a religious and socio-political organization established in america which will be aimed to resurrect the psychological, social, spiritual, and economic condition of black colored men and women in the united states in addition to on other parts of the world. 563 more words


Muhammad Ali Hospitalized With Mild Case Of Pneumonia

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A spokesman for Muhammad Ali says the former heavyweight boxing champion has been hospitalized with a mild case of pneumonia.

Spokesman Bob Gunnell said Saturday night that the 72-year-old boxing great is being treated by his team of doctors and is in stable condition. 82 more words


James J. Corbett: A Biography of the Heavyweight Boxing Champion and Popular Theater Headliner - by Armond Fields

I recently saw the 1942 movie Gentleman Jim, with Errol Flynn as the boxer, James J. Corbett. It was a rip-roaring good movie with an excellent performance from Flynn and full of well enacted boxing matches. 1,287 more words

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Mike Tyson: The Undisputed Truth [INTERVIEW]

Mike Tyson’s one-man show, Mike Tyson: The Undisputed Truth hits the DPAC stage April 23rd at 8pm. The show offers a very personal look into his life. 40 more words


What Were They Thinking Wednesdays: Mike Tyson, Venereal Diseases & Prositutes

Good Morning Toughtalkerz.  Yesterday morning as I was doing my usual channel surfing, I happened to come across Good Morning America (GMA) as they were teasing an interview with Former Undisputed Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson.   288 more words


Ali returning home to Louisville for 70th birthday

LOUISVILLE (AP) – Muhammad Ali is coming home to celebrate another milestone — his 70th birthday.

The iconic heavyweight boxing champion will bask in the limelight once again at a private birthday bash on the evening of Jan. 444 more words

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