Alumni

George Kimball (1943-2011)

George Kimball (1943-2011)

By: The Sweet Science Feb 09 2016

The 1986 recipient of the Nat Fleischer Award for Excellence in Boxing Journalism, George Kimball spent a quarter-century as a sports columnist for the Boston Herald before retiring in 2005. A veteran of well over 400 world title bouts, Kimball covered boxing all over the world since the eras of Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier, and was the only journalist to cover every fight of Marvelous Marvin Hagl...

Joe Rein (1936-2013)

Joe Rein (1936-2013)

By: The Sweet Science Feb 09 2016

Joe Rein trained at Stillman's Gym in New York in the late 1940s and '50s. He fought at the University of Miami, for Angelo Dundee's 5th St. Gym and in the U.S. Army. In the '70s and '80s, he sponsored an amateur team with trainer Tommy Gallagher that won New York Golden Gloves championships. Rein is a 2005 CJ Award winner for the best in boxing journalism, a member of the Boxing Writers Associ...