Tag Archives: Rick Assad

W.C. Heinz: When The Subject Was Boxing, Perhaps No Writer Was Better

During the mid-20th century when there were about a dozen daily newspapers in New York City, three sportswriting giants loomed large.

Remembering Jerry Quarry: The ‘Bridesmaid’ in a Golden Era of Heavyweights

On Tuesday, May 15, Jerry Quarry would have celebrated his 73rd birthday. Quarry was never the heavyweight champion of the world, but he sure fought like one

Remembering Mando Ramos: A Fleeting Comet on the SoCal Boxing Scene

Mando Ramos seemingly had the proverbial tiger by the tail at age 20 when he became boxing’s youngest lightweight champion.
When he scored a technical knockou

Will The Fourth Time be a Charm for Tenacious Ray Beltran?

In ice hockey when a player scores three goals in a game, it’s called a hat trick.

For Ray Beltran, he’s tallied his version of a hat trick

Floyd Mayweather’s Legacy

If this was Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s final fight, and he said it was, then the five-time world champion exited the squared circle with […]