Former Boxing Champion Emile Griffith Dead At 75 Emile Griffith, the elegant world champion whose career was overshadowed by the fatal beating he gave Bennie Paret in a 1962 title bout that darkened all of boxing, died Tuesday. He was 75.
Keidel: Can The NFL Play Gay?Eventually, gays and lesbians will be as accepted and acclimated as anyone else. You just wonder when, and how far along we've come. Perhaps the NFL will tell us.