15 Fights Everyone Should Know (Part 1)

15 Fights Everyone Should Know (Part 1)

Anyone who’s ever had a passing interest in boxing has probably wondered where to start. Well, in order to accommodate our readers in this regard, I’ve compiled a list of “15 Fights Everyone Should Know“.  These bouts are a great place for any aspiring observer of pugilism to begin their education. [NOTE: While boxers like Sam Langford and Jack Johnson clearly […]

Abdul-Jabbar, Brown and Russell To Receive Muhammad Ali Legacy Award

Abdul-Jabbar, Brown and Russell To Receive Muhammad Ali Legacy Award

Sport Illustrated has announced that Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jim Brown and Bill Russell will be awarded the Muhammad Ali Legacy Award at this year’s “Sportsperson of the Year” event. In September of 2015, Sport Illustrated renamed their “Legacy Award” to honor the former heavyweight champion. According to SI.com, the award celebrates “individuals whose dedication to the ideals of […]

Washington Mourns the Loss of Muhammad Ali: President Obama, Trump and Others Issue Statements

Washington Mourns the Loss of Muhammad Ali: President Obama, Trump and Others Issue Statements

On the night on June 3, 2016, former heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali passed away after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. There have already been many tributes penned to the fighter, but surprisingly, some of the most touching have come from politicians. One especially touching tribute came from President Barack Obama, who hung a poster of Ali in […]