boxing

The Shot Not Heard Round the World

Jun 9, 2016 By John Spong

Elmo Henderson’s entire life story can be summed up in a single moment: when he stepped into the ring in San Antonio one night in 1972 and knocked out Muhammad Ali. At least that’s the way he tells it. And tells it.

The Fight of His Life

Jan 14, 2015 By Jeff Miller

Half a century ago, Terry Daniels was an SMU undergrad majoring in political science who had taken an interest in boxing. Then he found himself in the ring with the heavyweight champion of the world.

Jack Johnson
And Still Champion

Jan 20, 2013 By Gary Cartwright

The first black man to hold boxing’s heavyweight title is finally getting the respect he deserves. Now all he’s owed is a presidential pardon.