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First Nighter: Three Overly Similar Entries From Manhattan's January Festivals

David Finkle | Posted 03.18.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

If it's true that great minds think alike, it may be equally true that minds a notch or two below great also think alike.

Tyson Returns to the World of the Ring

Gordon Marino | Posted 10.21.2013 | Sports
Gordon Marino

Mike Tyson's last appearance in the gloved game was in 2005. After seven years he is ready to return to the ring -- not as a combatant but as a promoter.

Tyson, Mayweather Headline Night To Remember

AP | TIM DAHLBERG | Posted 08.13.2013 | Sports

LAS VEGAS -- Mike Tyson was the closing act, which seemed appropriate since he knows a thing or two about headlining shows on the Vegas Strip. He had...

Did Don King & Mike Tyson Settle Their Beef?

Posted 03.21.2013 | Black Voices

Mike is Mike, man…those are words of love. Do you understand in the black vernacular that bad is good? The man was telling me how much he loved me a...

50 Shades of Haye

Elliot Worsell | Posted 09.08.2012 | Sports
Elliot Worsell

Never a great believer in the concept of ring rust, David Haye nevertheless has had to switch his mindset from that of a retired achiever to one of a hungry, hateful contender again.

Let's Rumble! Don King Is Back

Posted 01.16.2012 | Arts

Don King is a man and a legend. His promotion of "Rumble in the Jungle," the heavyweight fight in Mobutu Sese Seko's Congo (then Zaire) that pitted Mu...

Who Stole Don King's Christmas Turkey Truck?

Posted 12.16.2011 | Miami

For the past 50 years, boxing promoter and Delray Beach resident Don King has been donating thousands of turkeys to needy families each year for Chris...

Don King Argues With Protester at Occupy Wall Street

Jeffrey Campagna | Posted 12.25.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Campagna

Last night, Wall Street's occupiers received one of their more eccentric celebrity visitors, flamboyant boxing promoter Don King. King meandered thro...

Bernard Hopkins on 5 Years in Prison, Drug Addict Father and Being Oldest Champion in Boxing History at 46-Years-Old

Graham Bensinger | Posted 12.14.2011 | Sports
Graham Bensinger

I recently sat down with boxer Bernard Hopkins for an episode of "In Depth." The 46-year-old recently surpassed George Foreman as the oldest boxer to win a championship.

PHOTOS: Celebrities Who Have Killed People

BuzzFeed | Posted 10.11.2011 | Celebrity

It turns out some very famous people have done some bad things. ...

America's New Fighting Hero: Bones Jones

Elliot Worsell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Elliot Worsell

The anonymity of Bradley and Alexander has less to do with Detroit and more to do with inadequate promotion and the growing sense that America has given up on its homegrown boxing heroes.

Boxing Promoter Stopped In Airport For Having Ammunition

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

CLEVELAND — Boxing promoter Don King was stopped by security at Cleveland's Hopkins International Airport for having ammunition in his carry-on ...

I Want Bill Donohue in a Steel Cage

Scott Janssen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Scott Janssen

Bill Donohue, leader of The Catholic League -- an excuse agency and PR wing of the Catholic Church -- is a walking punchline to the joke that has become the Catholic Church,

Book Publishing: Death or Rebirth?

Tom Matlack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tom Matlack

Of all these industries facing revolution, the book folks are the most arrogant. They just don't get it. It's time for the old book food chain to develop a holistic approach to something new.

Documentary Features Mike Tyson with His Gloves Off

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Groner

On Thursday night I attended a screening of the documentary Tyson, set to be released later this spring. The film is an intimate look at famed boxer M...

Toasts from Chris Matthews, John Cusack, Michael J. Fox, and More at the Huffington Post Inaugural Ball

Huffington Post | Patrick Waldo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Hollywood and D.C.'s brightest stars partied at Huffington Post's Pre-Inaugural Ball Monday night, and were eager to share their thoughts on HuffPost ...

Only in America!: An Interview with Don King

Greg Hanlon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Greg Hanlon

I spoke with Don King on the election, the rise and fall of Mike Tyson, how his famous hairstyle came to be, and who really is the greatest fighter of all time.

Oscar de la Hoya on Fight, Retirement, Boxing Corruption, and Floyd Mayweater

Graham Bensinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Graham Bensinger

Recently, Oscar de la Hoya sat down with me to discuss Manny Pacquiao, retirement, why his rematch against Floyd Mayweather was canceled, the state of boxing, his tanning bed nightmare, and a crippling ingrown hair.