“We, the writers—a word I am using in its most primitive sense—arrived in Chicago about 10 days before the baffling, bruising, an unbelievable two minutes and six seconds at Comiskey Park. We will get to all that later.”
The story of imprisoned boxer James Scott, who contended for the light heavyweight title by staging fights inside Rahway prison.
A profile of the boxer Floyd Patterson, after a painful loss to Sonny Liston.
A final visit with late boxer Teófilo Stevenson, who could have fought or even been Muhammad Ali had he not stayed in Cuba.
Joe Frazier vs. Muhammad Ali, 20 years after their final fight.
Tyson on his childhood in Brooklyn and the man who changed his life. An excerpt from his upcoming memoir, Undisputed Truth.
“Professional boxing is the only major American sport whose primary, and often murderous, energies are not coyly deflected by such artifacts as balls and pucks.”