• Sweet Home Alabama: Wilder TKOs Washington
    To proclaim that Deontay Wilder is inaugurating a new golden age comparable to the era of Ali and Frazier, is not only premature, it may also be delusional…
  • Schmeling vs. Louis 1936
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    “Joe Louis is the hardest puncher I’ve ever seen. Anyone who plans on beating him had better know what they are doing…”
  • Preview: Deontay Wilder vs. Gerald Washington
    If you think competitive fights don’t matter, a subject not worth debating, it will be fun watching Wilder destroy another no-hoper…
  • “Fat City” Revisited
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    Boxing seems a natural fit for the novel. Truths are revealed, sometimes gracefully, as Hemingway might suggest, and sometimes not so gracefully at all…
  • Book Review: Madame Bey’s: Home to Boxing Legends
    The question isn’t so much who trained at Madame Bey’s in Chatham Township, New Jersey, from 1923 to 1942, but who didn’t…