Besides being the greatest boxer ever, the legacy Ali leaves behind is one built on principle, character and peace. And for young African American men like me who grew up watching Ali in his prime, he taught us about racial pride and that being a leader was more than just rushing for 1,000 yards in a season or being able to score 20 points a game.
Alan N. "Goldy" Goldstein, a retired Baltimore sun sports reporter and columnist whose primary beats during his four decade career was professional boxing and basketball, died Monday of liver failure at a son's Glen Arm home. He was 82.
Ray Lewis said he will appeal the $20,000 fine he was assessed after a helmet-to-helmet hit on Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward . The Ravens linebacker said, "It won't change the way I play in this league."