When Max Gimblett was eight he fell in love with America. With Japan a growing Pacific threat during WWII, American troops moved into Auckland and Wellington in 1942
The White House refused to indicate Monday whether President Obama will issue a posthumous pardon for Jack Johnson, the African-American boxing champion convicted in 1913 for dating a white woman. The House of Representatives on July 29 unanimously passed a resolution urging Obama to grant a pardon; the Senate passed a similar measure by a voice vote on June 24
Floyd Mayweather Jr will have to pay Juan Manuel Marquez a reported $600,000 after weighing in two pounds too heavy ahead of Saturday night’s welterweight showdown in Las Vegas.
A documentary, like any movie trying to hold your attention, needs either a big theme some tremendous political injustice will do or a magnetic character that keeps people watching. Tyson has character to spare, since its subject and star is the two-time heavyweight champion and three-year guest of the Indiana penal system. In boxing, “the sweet science,” he was the Frankenstein monster