A new joint biography of Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X unearths new details into their brief but crucial friendship. Boxing scholar Lucia Trimbur gives her review.
Book review by Lucia Trimbur
The Professor’s Guide to Pugilism: How to Watch the Fight of the Century
Our resident boxing expert offers her advice for watching Saturday's match between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather.
Finding Mike Tyson
Actor. Author. Reality show contestant. Star of his own one-man Broadway show. Crime-fighting cartoon character. Do we know who the real Mike Tyson is? Do we care?
Winner of six consecutive wrestling titles, Milo of Croton was one of most celebrated athletes of the ancient Olympics. He was known for his great strength as well as his great appetite – it was said he could eat forty pounds of food and drink eight quarts of wine at a single meal.