Memorable sports moment of the week – Muhammad Ali badly tortures Ernie Terrell

Incensed at the Mississippi native’s refusal to recognize his Muslim name, Muhammad Ali badly tortured Ernie Terrell en route to winning a lopsided unanimous decision 46 years ago this Wednesday on February 6, 1967 in Houston, Texas. The then 25-year-old Ali (56-5, 37 KOs), a past three-time heavyweight champion who captured a gold medal for the USA as a light heavyweight at the...
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February 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Best Chicago Boxers of the 1970s

Top Fighters of the 1970s: Chicago A bit of a confession for the masses: Aside from Clubber Lang, it was extraordinarily difficult to compile a list of solid—if not known—professional boxers from the great city of Chicago. Now, of course, that’s not in any way to say that Chicago isn’t a great fighting town because, without a doubt, it is. Depending on which version of...
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March 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Sox 67

As 1967 spring training approached, there was little Red Sox news. A headline read "No Peace Bid, says LBJ" (It did seem like the president would deny peace feelers before they were even made). In boxing, Cassius Clay, as he was still called in print, dealt challenger Ernie Terrell a crushing 15-round defeat, all the time taunting Terrell about refusing to call him Muhammed...
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January 24, 2012  |  Discuss

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