Odd Sports with Hank Baron: Chess Boxing

On the surface, you would think boxing and chess have little in common. One is designed for the socially inept human being looking to intimidate, subjugate, and publicly humiliate his opponent. The other is boxing. However, you could also argue that these two games (chess is not a sport) were both created with the same … Continue reading

Legends of Mike Tyson: “He called me a photog-puncher and a recluse. I’m not a recluse.”

I don’t get to say this very often, let alone write it out: a bit of good news for Mike Tyson on this new year’s morn. An Arizona judge ruled in his favor after a kerfuffle with a paparazzo last month ended with Iron Mike doing what he does best after eating peoples’ children.   … Continue reading

Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather are ‘Bothered,’ Bloodthirsty – AP reports

    Send back the cases of air puffed cheese doodles. Put the light beer back in the fridge. Cut off your illegal Pay-Per-View tap (wait… scratch that last one). The prize fight for the welterweight title between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather has been called off. Accusations between both camps were a-flying: “Floyd to … Continue reading

Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather are 'Bothered,' Bloodthirsty – AP reports

    Send back the cases of air puffed cheese doodles. Put the light beer back in the fridge. Cut off your illegal Pay-Per-View tap (wait… scratch that last one). The prize fight for the welterweight title between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather has been called off. Accusations between both camps were a-flying: “Floyd to … Continue reading