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Emile Griffith (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

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.

07/23/2013

Sports writer Bert Sugar attends the Ellis Island Medals Of Honor Ceremony & Gala. (credit: Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Paige One: There Will Never Be Another Bert Randolph Sugar

There was no mold for Bert Sugar when he was born, and Lord knows the mold has been broken for decades. I will seriously miss him. There will never be another Bert Randolph Sugar — trust me.

03/26/2012