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Topic - Joe Frazier
The mashup between chess and boxing is all the rage these days, with "chessboxing" clubs springing up all over the globe and reports that a Kickstarter campaign has just been launched to fund a documentary on the phenomenon. Contestants alternate games at the board and rounds in the ring, with lots of airy talk about the parallels between cerebral and physical combat skills involved.
Bernard Hopkins is more grill master than grill pitchman, willing to fire it up for hunks of organic chicken or fresh salmon. Maybe some buffalo.
Gloves from two of Muhammad Ali's biggest fights are among items being auctioned off by the estate of his former trainer, Angelo Dundee.
With a pair of boxing gloves draped over Joe Frazier's casket, the Rev. Jesse Jackson stood nearby and delivered a stirring knockout pitch for the fitting tribute he said the late heavyweight champion deserved, the immortal reward his family longed for in his life.
In a sad reminder of the days when heavyweight boxing used to mean something, Joe Frazier will be moved Saturday to a new crypt in the Philadelphia cemetery where he was buried a year ago.
The newest American boxing sensation is a cocky teenager with heavy hands, fleet feet and a serious mean streak.
Angelo Dundee handled many prominent fighters in his career, including Sugar Ray Leonard, but his association with Muhammad Ali defined him more than anything else.
At 70, Muhammad Ali is "still the greatest" to friends and admirers worldwide.
Muhammad Ali soaked in familiar cheers and chants along with a rendition of "Happy Birthday" on Saturday night as friends and admirers celebrated the boxing champ's coming 70th birthday at a party in his Kentucky hometown.
Joe Frazier was remembered as a great heavyweight champion and a city icon at a funeral attended my longtime rival Muhammad Ali.
Joe Frazier had to throw his greatest punch to knock down "The Greatest."
Former heavyweight champion Joe Frazier has liver cancer and is under hospice care.
Tennis rivalries are the best rivalries. When you're talking about athlete vs. athlete - one-on-one, over an extended period of years - nothing really compares.
Former New York Mets manager Joe Frazier, who led the team for just one full season before it went into a sharp decline, has died. He was 88.
"That was the greatest thing that ever happened in my life," Frazier said.