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Business & Pleasure of Sports | Sun Sentinel blogsHere???s a hair-raising revelation: Don King turned 80 on Saturday. The UK???s Daily Mail commemorated it with an expansive feature on King???s career. The British tabloid reported that King, based in Deerfield Beach, is keeping the celebration low key...
WatchdogOn Friday I attended a panel discussion on the making of sports documentaries that featured four filmmaking luminaries: Albert Maysles ("Gimme Shelter," "Grey Gardens"), Barry Levinson ("Diner," "The Natural," "Rain Man"), Barbara Kopple ("Harlan County...
Q: Could this be the time for the people of Allentown to learn that there is no bridge on 15th Street, and there never was? The bridge being replaced is the Ward Street Bridge. 15th Street connects to Martin Luther King Boulevard. — Frank Simek,...
When last we left Manny Pacquiao, darling of the fight world, he was flat on his face, out cold in the corner of a boxing ring. It was the night of Dec. 8, in the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. It was such a startling moment that even the most...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Photography, Manny Pacquiao, Arts
Larry Holmes says he only resorted to a "performance-enhancing" substance one time in the ring. A detached retina had thrown off the former world champion's training for his comeback fight with Evander Holyfield, and he wasn't in his usual peak shape....
Tags: Sports, Lance Armstrong, Baseball, Cycling, Joe Frazier
By Jennifer Sheehan, Of The Morning Call The Champ wants you back in his corner. We're talking about Easton's own former heavyweight boxing champion Larry Holmes, who has relocated his Champ's Corner Bar & Grill from W. Canal Street to 91 Larry Holmes...
When Josh Palmer opened his restaurant, Sette Luna, in Easton's historic district seven years ago, he had a good feeling about the struggling city's revitalization efforts. Today, he's even more confident. His urban Tuscan trattoria at 219 Ferry St. is...
There's been a hearty helping of restaurant news in recent days. I mean a lot … so much that I think I will call this and next week's column "Restaurant Watch." Let's start with one restaurateur who has decided to peddle a popular Scranton...
Jimmy Kelleher lives in Coopersburg, goes to school at Palisades High School in Bucks County, but spends most of his time on Ridge Avenue in Allentown. The 17-year-old Kelleher, who will be a senior at Palisades in the fall, is a promising young...
During her IndyCar career, it seemed like the only Sunday that Danica Patrick was relevant was Super Bowl Sunday, when she appeared in the over-hyped godaddy.com commercials. Now that she has made the switch to NASCAR, Patrick has a chance to be relevant...
Blogging with Bill WhiteBetween the blog and my column, I've written several times about poet/playwright/composer/educator Edwin Romond of Wind Gap. I'm no poetry expert, but his themes and his words have touched me, over and over. I had the honor of introducing Romond......
FrameworkMayor Tom Bradley (left) and Muhammad Ali laugh it up following Mayor's presentation of proclamation naming Sept. 6 "Muhammad Ali Day" in the City of Los Angeles, following his retirement from boxing....
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