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Childhood Heroes, Part 2, Cassius Clay aka Muhammad Ali

Eric Trules | Posted 08.06.2014 | Sports
Eric Trules

Childhood heroes never die though. They last forever. And for me and The Reaper... Muhammad Ali, nee Cassius Clay in Louisville, Kentucky... will always and forever be... the one and only.... eternally... "The Greatest."

Jerry Brown Gets His California Budget, Teachers Unions Get a Harsh Wake-Up Call

William Bradley | Posted 08.16.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

In a society in which capital has disproportionate power over labor, and in which organized labor is on the decline as a proportion of the labor force, it's incumbent on leaders of organized labor not to make it easy for their enemies to make them the issue.

Grudge Match

Dwight Brown | Posted 02.21.2014 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

This is a charming and disarming geezer sports movie. Somewhat formulaic, but a lot of fun regardless. In fact, you may get so caught up in the moment you'll celebrate your gray and throw your Grecian Formula away.

George Foreman on Mayweather Jr. and Pacquiao, Wanting to Kill His Opponents in the Ring, and His Close Relationship With Muhammad Ali

Graham Bensinger | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Graham Bensinger

I recently sat down with Former heavyweight champion, George Foreman, at his 40-acre property in the outskirts of Houston, Texas. The interview is for...

The Worst Interview of All Time

Norb Vonnegut | Posted 12.17.2012 | Comedy
Norb Vonnegut

The other day I was meeting with a book club, and a woman asked me, "How do you write oh-sh** moments? You know what I mean. When a character suddenly realizes everything is about to hit the fan. I responded that, "It helps if you've lived through thousands of them." I know, because I have.

WATCH: The Best '90s Food Infomercials

Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Have you ever stayed up late into the night watching TV and somehow found yourself sucked into an infomercial? Admittedly, some of us have actually st...

Recalling Joe Frazier: An Appreciation, and a Note of Horror

William Bradley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
William Bradley

The surprise death of former world heavyweight champ Joe Frazier reminds of the man's elemental greatness, and of the deep pitfalls of high-contact sport.

PHOTOS: In Honor Of Bald And Free Day, Our Favorite Shiny-Topped Stars

Posted 10.14.2011 | Fifty

Untie that headscarf and remove that toupee -- Oct. 14 is "Bald and Free Day"! Today, we tip our hats to the bald and beautiful, saluting those of...

Float Like A Butterfly, Sting Like Ali

Jim Worth | Posted 11.05.2011 | Politics
Jim Worth

Obama's efforts are reminiscent of Ali's rope-a-dope strategy he employed in The Rumble In the Jungle in 1974 against George Foreman.

10 Athlete Epicures

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
The Daily Meal

For some athletes, food is about fuel, not fine dining. For others the intersection of sport and cuisine goes farther. Consider the many athlete-own...

Writers on Fighters

Jan Herman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jan Herman

At the Fights: American Writers on Boxing, a new anthology from The Library of America, reads like an elegy for the fight game.

Holiday Shopping: Top 3 Household Tech Appliances for 2010

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

The Jetsons originally aired in 1962, yet here we are nearly 50 years later and we still don't have the fold-up flying cars. We do, however, have other Jetsons-like home technologies.

Enter the Moonbeam

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
William Bradley

Here comes Jerry Brown. After months of Zen rope-a-dope against billionaire Meg Whitman's biggest spending non-presidential campaign in American history, Brown is spinning up his campaign.

Floyd Mayweather Jr... Full of Excuses

Morris W. O'Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Morris W. O'Kelly

With the latest round of "he said," "he never said," it again has become painfully obvious the reasons why Money Mayweather is not the greatest of all time.

Michael Levine Offers Special Workshop

Mark Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Mark Joseph

Michael Levine, one of Hollywood's top PR guns, is hosting a special seminar entitled "Secrets of Success" on Saturday March 13th and is inviting a se...

What Schulberg Might Have Told Obama About Fighting

Bill Cunningham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Cunningham

Organizations that can't touch Obama in the ring are moving to a crowding, brawling, Frasier-like approach to the debate.

HuffPost Review: Soul Power

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I defy anyone to sit still through much of Soul Power, Jeffrey Levy-Hinte's infectiously funky concert documentary about the Zaire '74 music festival.

No-drama Obama's Double Rope-a-Dope

Jerry Weissman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerry Weissman

On October 30, 1974, Muhammad Ali, the deposed Heavyweight champion, attempted to regain his crown from the then-reigning champion, George Foreman, in...

Obama Bomaye!

AJ Rossmiller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
AJ Rossmiller

When pundits make hyperventilating claims about Obama's alleged campaign appeasement, it is vital to note that Obama has played this game before. Those who are calling for an all-out assault against McCain have short memories.

Network TV Upfront Week 2008: Not So Bad After All

Ed Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

We had been led to expect networks to roll over and play dead in the wake of the WGA strike and amid the recession -- but almost all the networks rallied in grand style for Upfronts 2008.