Joe Frazier

In this Sept. 10, 1973, file photo, Muhammad Ali, right, winces as Ken Norton hits him with a left to the head during their re-match at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/File)

Former heavyweight champion Norton dies

LAS VEGAS (AP) — He was the second man to beat Muhammad Ali, breaking Ali’s jaw and sending him to the hospital in their 1973 heavyweight fight. Ken Norton frustrated Ali three times in all, […]

09/18/2013

Joe Frazier (AP Photo)

Joe Frazier’s gym in Philly gets historic status

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia gym where former heavyweight champ Joe Frazier lived and trained has been named to the National Register of Historic Places. Preservation officials say they were notified Tuesday of the designation by the National Park Service.

04/30/2013

Congressman Peter King

NY congressman Peter King to step into boxing ring

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressman Peter King of New York is lacing up his boxing gloves for a fight that has nothing to do with budget cuts. The 68-year-old Republican is known more for his bare-knuckle politics than his pugilistic skills.

03/06/2013