Category Archives: Boxing

GIRL POWER: Everlast Punches Out Sexism in New Ad

  During the holiday season, President Obama made headlines for destroying gender stereotypes when asked to sort boys and girls toys.  Instead of reserving a basketball for a boy, he tossed it in the girl bin.  As a “female” sports...

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Did Mayweather and Pacquiao start promo tour at Miami Heat game?

Weeks of rumors suggesting sports fans are finally getting closer to a Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao match intensified after both fighters sat courtside at Tuesday night’s Miami Heat game.  The Miami Heat’s official Twitter account tweeted the following photo...

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Happy Father’s Day: All-Star Athlete Dads

To debunk the deadbeat stereotype of athletes on this wonderful holiday, I’m spreading love and positivity to a few All-Star Athlete Dads.  Regularly, they’re praised for their accomplishments in sports, and rightfully so.  But these men also deserve to be...

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Crazy Mike Tyson Quotables from his Esquire Interview

  As Mike Tyson reveals more of himself to the public, I begin to recognize how unbelievably intelligent he is.  With his colorful past and all, it’s easy to paint him as an ear-biting, face tattoo donning lunatic who hit...

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#ThrowbackThursday: Muhammad Ali x Stevie Wonder

    What we have here are two legends, two national treasures who are bigger than words…bigger than life itself.  Muhammad Ali and Stevie Wonder.  The year is 1963. The place is backstage at The Apollo Theater in Harlem, USA. ...

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(VIDEO) MUST SEE: Mike Tyson on the TODAY Show

By now you’ve probably heard that two of Brooklyn’s finest, Spike Lee and Mike Tyson, are teaming up.  Lee is directing Tyson’s one-man show, “Mike Tyson:  Undisputed Truth.”  The show, which first appeared in Las Vegas, is a raw no-holds...

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Mayweather Calls Out Pacquiao via Twitter

If there was any doubt that Floyd “Money” Mayweather was ducking Manny Pacquiao, Mayweather attempted to clear the air by calling out Pacman via twitter, yesterday. [blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/#!/FloydMayweather/status/156806791773163522"]   [blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/#!/FloydMayweather/status/156807137908113408"]   Or, if you’re a conspiracy theorist and Mayweather...

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Afghanistan’s Female Boxers Begin Fight for Olympic Gold

With the 2012 Summer Olympics quickly approaching, you’ll notice the sports media world ramp up its coverage of nations, teams, and persons of interest.  For example, yesterday, I came across a brief video about Afghanistan’s female boxing team training for...

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RIP Smokin’ Joe Frazier (w/ VIDEO)

Boxing great, Smokin’ Joe Frazier passed away Monday evening at his Pennsylvania home. Days ago, the media reported that his battle with liver cancer placed him in hospice care. Once word spread, fans offered liver donations. The generous gesture was...

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