Emanuel Steward died yesterday, from a malady we can’t pronounce. But his impact on boxing was rather pronounced.
The London Olympics will begin tonight with all the fanfare you can expect from an event that captures the world’s attention every four years.
Joe Frazier, the former heavyweight champion who handed Muhammad Ali his first defeat yet had to live forever in his shadow, has died after a brief final fight with liver cancer. He was 67.
Joe Frazier was blue collar to the bone, who worked as hard as any American ever has for what he has. And when boxing was an essential sport, Frazier was an essential boxer. Now he faces a faceless opponent: cancer.
George Foreman called into to the program today and talked with Boomer & Craig about his career both inside and outside the ring.