Muhammad Ali

Lou Messina: a gentleman who has worn many hats

It didn’t happen overnight, but after 27 years, along came this miracle worker by the name of Patrica Diaz who started making the necessary changes and this free-wheeling, sports addict by the name of Lou Messina gradually became an exemplary head of household. The new hard charging Produce Manager from Food Basket was soon working […]

Nelson Mandela: inspiration for all the world

December 5, 2013 Nelson “Madiba” Mandela, South Africa’s first black president and an enduring icon in the struggle against racial oppression, died at his Johannesburg home on Thursday after a prolonged lung infection.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. has become a name dropper

Apparently, when Floyd Mayweather Jr., speaks, even the President of the United States listens. On a recent HBO Boxing feature, “Floyd Mayweather: Speaking Out,” Mayweather (42-0, 26 KOs) was introduced as “one of the most provocative athletes of our time” by author, academic and interviewing host, Michael Eric Dyson, a professor of sociology at Georgetown […]

Muhammad Ali: “I am the greatest!”

Next to, “float like a butterfly, sting like a bee,” the most memorable quote from Muhammad Ali has to be: “I am the greatest_, the greatest of all time!”

Bobby D to be inducted into California Boxing Hall of Fame

Once again, Benny Ricardo, the ex-NFL kicker, everyone’s favorite play by play color analyst (Football and Boxing), plus standup comic dropped us a line. His latest words of wisdom regard this year’s inductees into the California Boxing Hall of Fame. Among this year’s recipients is long time boxing promoter Bobby DePhilippis.  

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