Mickey Rourke on His Boxing Days

In episode one of Off The Ball’s new series ‘Andy Lee Meets…’ in association with SEAT and the new SEAT Leon, the former-World Champion sat down with film star and boxer, Mickey Rourke. (Source: OffTheBall)

The Sonny Liston story is a gruesome one, and full of American history

By Gregory Crofton In the days of Charles “Sonny” Liston, who won the heavyweight championship in 1962, fights were regularly fixed. The mafia in the United States was powerful then, and Mr. Liston was known to be “mobbed up.” But…

Coach Fought Racism With Blistering Work Ethic to Win Olympic Gold for Nashville

By Gregory Crofton The world took notice when a young African-American sprinter from Tennessee named Wilma Rudolph won three gold medals at the 1960 Olympics in Rome. She was only 20 years old, and the first American to accomplish such…

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