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Wilt Chamberlain vs Ali~50th Year Anniversary Tribute

In 1967, Wilt Chamberlain contracted  to challenge Muhammad Ali   fight for his undisputed heavyweight title in Madison Square Garden. ABC and Howard Cosell arranged a special sports segment with Ali and Wilt appearing jointly to announce the fight. 1,639 more words

One Down, Two To Go

The pivotal, endless bar scene….

Tom Signorelli and J&B fan dance.

Fred “The Gun Fu Expert” Williamson enjoys some Holiday Inn J&B.

Action Crime

He Got Game

Even after all these years, “He Got Game” (1998) might still do the best job of any movie when it comes to depicting the pressures and temptations of being a great athlete in the ghetto. 66 more words

Movie Reviews

Montana, Brown And Staubach Give Israeli Football Huge Boost

By ARON HELLER, Associated Press

RAMAT HASHARON, Israel (AP) — Some of the greatest NFL players of all time descended on a converted soccer field outside Tel Aviv to watch local youths scrimmage in a big boost for the burgeoning sport of American football in Israel. 871 more words

Sports

A Movie A Day #156: Slaughter (1972, directed by Jack Starrett)

The Mafia just pissed off the wrong ex-Green Beret.

After his father is blown up by a car bomb, Captain Slaughter (Jim Brown) single handily wipes out the Cleveland mob.   306 more words

Film

Art in Black and White

They say that art imitates life. If that’s true, here’s proof that art can be just as weird as real life. Nate Hill, a performance artist in Harlem NYC, has created a controversial set of images he calls ‘Trophy Scarves’ . 760 more words

An Athlete For The Ages

I never got to see Babe Ruth up at bat in a baseball game, watch Jesse Owens run and jump, or cheer as Jim Brown carried the football on a sweep . 389 more words

America