Joe Frazier News
Oprah Winfrey Explains Positive Donald Trump, Obama Tweet
When President-elect Donald Trump met with President Obama at the White House last week, media mogul Oprah Winfrey appeared to try looking on the bright side. That did not go over so well with fans, and she is now admitting her "mistake." On Thursday, as anti-Trump protests which started right
Photos: Best fights at Madison Square Garden
With nicknames like "The Mecca" and "The World's Most Famous Arena," New York's Madison Square Garden has played host to just about every form of sports and entertainment since first opening its doors five blocks away in 1879. Within that great history, there has been a fair amount of legendary
Going back for thirds: McGregor-Diaz buzz reminds us of these classic trilogies
The superstitious belief that bad things tend to happen in threes doesn't seem to hold water in the sporting world. That thought became evident again this week with the clamoring for a third UFC fight between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz , almost from the moment McGregor's arm was raised as the
Muhammad Ali gloves fetch $606,375 in auction
Gloves worn by Muhammad Ali for his "Fight of the Century" against Joe Frazier in 1971 sold early Sunday morning for $606,375. The price is $218,000 more than what memorabilia collector Jeff Rosenberg paid for the gloves in 2014. Rosenberg called owning the gloves over the past two years "an honor"
Ranking Mike Tyson's 10 greatest (and nastiest) knockouts
Mike Tyson , the former undisputed heavyweight world champion, became a legend because of his awesome punching power. He even had a video game named for him based on his great power -- the iconic "Mike Tyson's Punch-Out That fierce power was on display as Tyson -- the one time "Baddest Man on the
The ties that bind: One man's memories of Muhammad Ali
As my plane flew south toward Louisville, Kentucky, and Muhammad Ali's funeral, memories of The Greatest came and went like windows into the past -- a series of flashbacks that reminded me how much he was a part of me. It's probably that way with a lot of Baby Boomers . I wasn't an Ali fanatic. He
Ali's legacy outlives him, but must be considered in full
This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's June 27 Muhammad Ali Issue. Subscribe today! THERE IS, EVEN in the sadness of his death, little reason to think about Muhammad Ali in the gauzy past tense, to remember him through the lens of pre-color-film footage, except to beam at those hands, marvel at
Uni Watch's Friday Flashback: A breakdown of The Greatest
Boxers may not wear very much on their bodies, but they can still have signature visual styles. Mike Tyson famously wore basic black with no socks ; Michael Spinks favored hoop-striped socks and "Spinks Jinx" on his trunks ; Bernard "The Executioner" Hopkins routinely wore a mask into the ring .
OPINION: We Respect Muhammad Ali's Faith in Theory, But Do We in Practice?
They have been hammering at him and brainwashing himhe’s so confused now that he doesn’t even know where he’s at. They should run those Black Muslims out of the country before they ruin other fine people -- Cassius Clay Sr. One of the more fascinating aspects of the civil rights movement is the