Les Wolff

In this March 8, 1971, file photo, Joe Frazier hits Muhammad Ali with a left that floored him during the 15th round of their heavyweight title fight at New York's Madison Square Garden. (AP Photo/File)

Keidel: The Smoke of Smokin’ Joe Frazier

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.

11/07/2011