Sunday, November 29, 2020  |

The Wisdom of Naazim Richardson

MEG
21
Aug

The Wisdom of Naazim Richardson

The following Jabs and Straight Writes column was originally scheduled to run in the November 2020 issue of The Ring...

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16
Aug

Paulie Malignaggi and Showtime, Part Two: The Dialogue on Race

Other factors were involved, but Paulie Malignaggi's termination as a commentator by Showtime was intertwined with the issue of race. The...

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15
Aug

Paulie Malignaggi and Showtime, Part One

On July 30, it was reported that Paulie Malignaggi – an analyst for Showtime Boxing since 2012 – had been...

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13
Jul

Little Richard and Muhammad Ali

I've been thinking recently about Richard Penniman (better known as Little Richard) who died on May 9 at age 87. Little...

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29
Jun

A Note on Religious Diversity

Twenty years ago, I had a long conversation with George Foreman about religion. George became a born-again Christian in 1977...

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20
Jun

A Note on Black Lives Matter

When Black Lives Matter was formed in 2013 after the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon...

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15
Jun

Bill Gildea: An Appreciation

Bill Gildea, a superbly talented writer, died on Sunday at age 81 from pneumonia and complications of Parkinson's disease. Gildea worked...

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08
Jun

An Email from a Reader

On March 22, I posted an article entitled "Muhammad Ali and the Coronavirus" on another website. Some reader comments in...

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07
May

The Ali-Kopechne Letter

On July 18, 1969, United States senator Ted Kennedy was driving a car on Chappaquiddick Island in Massachusetts when he...

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07
May

Jimmy Glenn (1930-2020)

Jimmy Glenn, one of the most beloved people in boxing and a fixture on the New York boxing scene for...

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