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?
The word "fore," shouted after hitting an errant golf shot, is a shortened form of the word "before" or "afore." Meaning "look out ahead," it was first used by Scottish artillery gunners to warn troops in forward positions.