Tag Archives: boxing

The champ

In The Times, my review of Jonathan Eig’s compelling, thoroughly researched biography of Muhammad Ali. Definitely a candidate for sports book of the year. An American journalist whose previous books include a study of the black baseball pioneer Jackie Robinson, … Continue reading

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The phantom punch

On this day fifty years ago. Ali vs Liston in Lewiston, Maine. (Photo by Neil Leifer) I just watched  the fight again – all one round of it — and still couldn’t figure out what happened. Richard Williams looks back on … Continue reading

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