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Los Angeles Times staff writerThese are moments frozen in time, controversies from the past that linger today, raising questions of fairness and the nature of the Olympic spirit. Three times, the International Olympic Committee's executive board has been asked to rewrite the past for...
Sun ReporterIn one of the most stunning upsets in recent boxing history, Baltimore's Hasim "The Rock" Rahman toppled world heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis last night. His left eye swollen from an early hit by Lewis, Rahman suddenly landed a mighty right cross on...
Tags: George Foreman, Lennox Lewis, Boxing, Muhammad Ali, John Murphy
Sun StaffATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - Being the older of the two fighters in last night's heavyweight bout, Evander Holyfield said he would out-think and outsmart the younger Hasim Rahman, which is another way of saying he would have to use his head. But last night,...
The Associated PressMike Tyson received terms from Lennox Lewis on Wednesday for a fight this summer in which he would get half the purse. Lewis, WBC and IBF champion, however, said he would accept that split only if Tyson paid off his TV network, Showtime. ``It's a joke,...
Sun ReportersTwo days ago, Hasim "The Rock" Rahman was an unknown with a shot at the heavyweight boxing title. Today, a hamburger is named after him. Rahman's instant fame flows from a single punch that floored champion Lennox Lewis in a title fight that will go down...
Sun reportersHasim Sharif Rahman, who shocked the sports world last weekend by winning the heavyweight boxing crown, once was a tough kid in a tough neighborhood whom police dismissed as a street thug. But Rahman heeded a warning from a judge who offered probation...
The Associated PressMike Tyson, who spent three years in prison on a rape conviction, says he loves women passionately, but "I don't think they like me.'' His explanation: "Because I'm real with them and I elicit everything that they hide from the world.'' The former...
COME ON. BE HONEST. Until a few day ago, if Hasim Rahman had come up to you on the street, introduced himself and forced you to guess if he was, a) a backup defensive back for the Ravens, b) a middle school science teacher, or, c) a heavyweight title...
Tags: Peter G. Angelos, Lennox Lewis, Boxing, Rob Burnett, Mike Tyson
Sun StaffThe TV Repairman: There's a knack to listening to Brooks Robinson do an Orioles game on television. You want clubhouse chatter, full disclosure of what Cal Ripken had for breakfast or a bunch of tiresome and meaningless statistics, "Old No. 5," as...
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