Learning To Hate Sugar Ray Leonard All Over Again

I never liked Sugar Ray Leonard. By all rights, I should have. He was a spectacular boxer, a rare combination of grace and power, one of the best of all time. He fought bigger men. He fought the class of his generation. What's more, he grew up a shy, comic book-loving kid in the suburbs of my hometown of Washington… » 6/07/11 4:50pm 6/07/11 4:50pm

Dicky Eklund Does The Ali Shuffle In Sugar Ray Leonard's Mug

Christian Bale won an Oscar last night for his portrayal in "The Fighter" of Dicky Eklund, the former New England welterweight champion who got hooked on crack, went to prison then resurrected himself as a trainer, most notably for his brother Micky Ward. During his acceptance speech, Bale ordered viewers to go to … » 2/28/11 2:20pm 2/28/11 2:20pm