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Joe Frazier's Youngest Son Claims Frazier Told Him He Was Poisoned Two Months Before His Death

On the day before Joe Frazier died in November, his 20-year-old son, Derek Dennis Frazier, made a YouTube video saying he had not spoken with his father in two months. Derek, the youngest of Frazier's 11 children, also said he did not know where his father had been, even as he lay dying in a Philadelphia hospital not…

It Takes A Nickel On The Ground To End A Michael Spinks Interview: A Vignette From Joe Frazier's "Homegoing Ceremony"

I spent a lot of time this past week covering the public outpouring of love and respect in Philly for Smokin' Joe Frazier, the first guy to—as one preacher put it at yesterday's "Homegoing Ceremony"—"put [Muhammad] Ali on his ass." This, while Ali sat near the front of a behemoth church that holds up to 6,500 people.…

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