Author Archives: Rick Assad

Award-Winning Writer John Schulian Reflects on his Days on the Boxing Beat

Award-Winning Writer John Schulian Reflects on his Days on the Boxing Beat

By RICK ASSAD Bill Shoemaker was born to ride thoroughbred race horses. Pablo Picasso to paint. Tony Bennett to sing. Marlon Brando to act. John Schulian to write. Schulian has written for six newspapers including the Washington Post, Chicago Sun-Times and Philadelphia Daily News, ...

Berkow Shined Ringside

Berkow Shined Ringside

Taking nothing away from baseball, football, basketball, or hockey, it seems no sport lends itself to gifted wordsmiths like boxing does. The list of notable writers who have spent time ringside in front of a typewriter, word processor or laptop include such giants as Norman Mailer, George Plimpt...