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Sports Book Reviews – – October Edition

A couple of years back my wife Myrna and I were interviewing for our oral history IT HAPPENED IN MIAMI.  We were taken aback by the many wonderful stories we heard about Muhammad Ali and his time spent at the Fifth Street Gym where he trained and entranced so many

Mayweather vs. McGregor – – A Media Driven Event

Floyd Mayweather is a great boxer. That’s right he’s a boxer. Boxers are the best in the world at their craft. Most other athletes who think they can box get beaten in the ring. Sometimes destroyed when they face top talent. Ali-vs. Inoki – I was thrilled when this “mixed martial

Doreen Taylor Remembers Joe Frazier

Philadelphia - - Doreen Taylor had a video release event at the beautiful Main Line Art Center in Philadelphia on the same day of the fabled, “Fight of the Century” that took place between Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali on March 8, 1971. Frazier won that fight with a 15-round unanimous

ALI AND THE FIFTH STREET GYM

(Adapted from It Happened in Miami, An Oral History by Myrna Katz Frommer and Harvey Frommer) With the passing of one of our all-time favorites, with affection for Muhammad Ali and his memory, we proudly present this excerpt. “Cassius Clay was born in Louisville. But Muhammad Ali was born in Miami.”

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