Muhammad Ali

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Joe Frazier Has Liver Cancer, Under Hospice Care

The 67-year-old boxer was diagnosed four or five weeks ago, Frazier’s personal and business manager said Saturday. Leslie Wolff told The Associated Press that doctors have not yet told Frazier how long he has to live.

WFAN–11/05/2011

Floyd Mayweather Jr. slams a right to the head of Victor Ortiz in the 4th round, ending the fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (credit: JOHN GURZINSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Keidel: The Month Of Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is just rude, crude, and, if he doesn’t fight Manny Pacquiao, a coward.

WFAN–09/19/2011

FILE - New York Daily News sports cartoonist Bill Gallo attends a photo-op at the 24th annual Thurman Munson Award dinner in this Feb. 3, 2004 file photo taken in New York. New York Daily News cartoonist and columnist Bill Gallo, known for his playful characters, died Tuesday May 10, 2011 from complications of pneumonia at White Plains Hospital according to the paper. He was 88.  (credit: AP Photo/Tina Fineberg, File)

NY Daily News Cartoonist Bill Gallo Dies At 88

Bill Gallo, a cartoonist and columnist for the New York Daily News, whose playful characters included depicting the blustering New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner in a spiked Prussian military helmet, has died.

05/11/2011

In this book cover image released by HarperCollins, "An Accidental Sportswriter," by Robert Lipsyte, is shown. (credit: AP Photo/HarperCollins)

Ex-New York Times Sportswriter, Robert Lipsyte, Pens Memoir

In more than 50 years covering sports, the longtime New York Times columnist Robert Lipsyte prided himself on being a sportswriter who was not a fan. A fat, brainy kid who got beat up in grammar school, Lipsyte wanted to be a novelist.

WFAN–05/06/2011

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: Ali-Frazier: Night Of The Century

Appallingly, a dim light was cast upon the greatest sporting event in American history. It doesn’t catch the key demo, the ADD-addled culture carved by MTV and smoothed by its progeny. If we weren’t alive at the time, then it probably didn’t happen, and it certainly didn’t matter.

WFAN–03/09/2011

40 years ago... Joe Frazier knocks Muhammed Ali to the mat. (AP Photo)

Paige One: A Look Back At Ali-Frazier I – 40 Years Ago

40 years! I’m sure some of you will differ on sporting events that in your mind were bigger, but nothing has ever or will ever come close to that magical night of March 8, 1971, at Madison Square Garden.

WFAN–03/08/2011

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)

40 Years Later, Ali-Frazier Still An MSG Classic

It was 40 years ago today that Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier met at Madison Square Garden in a fight so big it was simply referred to as The Fight. They would go on to meet two more times, but nothing could match the stakes that March night at the Garden.

WFAN–03/08/2011

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Rex’s Jets Join List Of Legendary Trash Talkers

The best trash talkers of their era are a win away from the Super Bowl, good news for anybody who likes their football with a little lip. But, really, what’s wrong with having a little fun? As Muhammad Ali liked to say, it’s not bragging if you can back it up.

WFAN–01/20/2011

Santonio Holmes #10 of the New York Jets celebrates with fans after the Jets defeated the Patriots 28 to 21 in their 2011 AFC divisional playoff game at Gillette Stadium on January 16, 2011 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Keidel: Talk Like A Man

There is a generational schism over the notion of talk inside the chalk, which includes a cornucopia of forms, from end zone dances to pre-game predictions.

WFAN–01/19/2011

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Keidel: Heaven in 2011

In 2011, WFAN’s Jason Keidel would like to see the following…

WFAN–12/31/2010

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Keidel: No Money In Mayweather

For those under 30, it’s nearly impossible for you to believe that boxing was once a divine sport, the apparent paradox of artistic barbarism. But it was.

WFAN–09/13/2010

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