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Ken Norton (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Final Bell Sounds For Famed Boxer Ken Norton

Before other sports matched the money and none of the danger, boxing was must-watch theater, a distillation of the rags-to-riches narrative that personified the American Dream. And Ken Norton was Exhibit A.

09/19/2013

Former heavyweight champion boxer Ken Norton, Sr. in 2006 photo (AFP/Getty/Elizabeth Ruiz)

Former Heavyweight Champ Ken Norton Dies

Boxer grew up in Jacksonville, Illinois.

09/18/2013

Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L), Canelo Alvarez (R) (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Mayweather And Alvarez Fight For The Soul Of Boxing

Alvarez and Mayweather are fighting at a catch-weight of 152 pounds, which, if you’re looking for an edge, would probably point to Alvarez, the naturally larger man. But Mayweather has a way of making larger men look small.

09/13/2013

CBS Sports: Mike Tyson on Substance Abuse, ‘I’m on the verge of dying’

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/25/2013

Bosch Associate Says He Turned Down MLB’s $125K

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/25/2013

Floyd Mayweather Jr. celebrates his unanimous decision victory against Robert Guerrero in their WBC welterweight title bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 4, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Mayweather to Face Alvarez on Sept. 14

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather will fight young Mexican star Canelo Alvarez on Sept. 14 at the MGM Grand. “I chose my opponent for September 14th and it’s Canelo Alvarez,” Mayweather said Wednesday night […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–05/30/2013

(L-R) Floyd Mayweather Jr. throws a left to the face of Robert Guerrero in their WBC welterweight title bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 4, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Mayweather Marvelous in Easy Win

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. fought as if he had never left the ring, coming back from a year’s absence Saturday night to win a unanimous 12-round decision over Robert Guerrero in their […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–05/05/2013

MIKE NEW HEADSHOT

Mike Tyson Shares Troubled Life Story

The former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world skipped back and forth on the Peabody Opera House stage Friday night to the delight of those in attendance as he shared the extreme highs and lows of the one-time Baddest Man on the Planet.

04/07/2013

(L-R) St. Louis Cardinals Chairman and Chief Executive Officer William O. DeWitt Jr. Manager Mike Matheny #22 and Sr. Vice President and General Manager John Mozeliak watch the action during spring training on February 20, 2013 in Jupiter, Florida.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Sports Open Line: Bill DeWitt Jr., Jake Long & Mike Tyson

The Cardinals made the largest deal in franchise history for a pitcher by signing Adam Wainwright.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–03/29/2013

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