November 24, 1986 | Hugh McIlvanney
Mike Tyson hopes to become the youngest heavyweight champion ever by defeating Trevor Berbick
November 03, 1986 | Edited by Gay Flood
TRIBUTES TO TIGERSir:I want to thank Sam Toperoff for the splendid PERSPECTIVE (Oct. 13) on Richard Ihetu, a.k.a. Dick Tiger, the two-time world middleweight champion from Nigeria who passed away in 1971. Never...
October 13, 1986 | Sam Toperoff
At some stage of their lives, most American males idolize a sports figure. Boxing champions lend themselves particularly well to this form of worship. Fighters like James Corbett, Jack Dempsey, Benny Leonard, Sugar...
October 06, 1986 | Hugh McIlvanney
In a Boardwalk lounge, an unknown knocked off Donald Curry's crown
September 29, 1986 | Franz Lidz
Terry Christle doesn't think about boxing when he performs surgery on someone's ailing hip. He doesn't think much about the operating room when he decks an opponent with a left hook. He doesn't think much about...