Floyd Mayweather and the Sweet Science of aging gracefully


Midway through the 10th round of his lopsided loss to Floyd Mayweather, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez drifted the ropes in the ring at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and retreated into a defensive shell, hoping to tease a mistake out of Mayweather. Instead, the 23-year-old ate leather, as Mayweather peppered him with precise punches and … Continue reading

Angelo Dundee & Muhammad Ali — Fact, Folklore and Legacy


The death of famed boxing trainer Angelo Dundee has prompted boxing fans and writers worldwide to share their experiences with the man, so here’s mine. Met him for the first and only time four years ago, almost to the day. He had come to Toronto to plug his autobiography, and I met him in the … Continue reading

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