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Philly Will Finally Have A Joe Frazier Statue Next Spring

04/24/2013
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Philly Will Finally Have A Joe Frazier Statue Next Spring

This just in from the Mayor’s press office: THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA ANNOUNCES ARTIST SELECTION FOR JOE FRAZIER STATUE Philadelphia, April 24, 2013 –The City of Philadelphia announced that Lawrence J. Nowlan will be the artist to create a statue in honor of Joe Frazier. Mr. Nowlan previously created the Harry Kalas Memorial Statue at…

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This Is The Weirdest Press Release I Have Gotten, Or Will Ever Get, Regarding A Philadelphia Boxer

03/13/2013
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This Is The Weirdest Press Release I Have Gotten, Or Will Ever Get, Regarding A Philadelphia Boxer

I like Bernard Hopkins. Personally. Professionally. So, I’m'a just gonna cut and paste this one in and move along. BERNARD HOPKINS HONORED BY KARADASHIAN-ODOM NAME SELECTION FOR NEW BOXER PUPPY According to Khloe Karadashian’s Twitter account (@khloekardashian), she and her husband Lamar Odom welcomed a new addition to the family by adopting a baby boxer…

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The Ringside Crowd At Bernard Hopkins’ Fight Fittingly Included Two Of The Best Characters From ‘The Wire’

03/10/2013
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The Ringside Crowd At Bernard Hopkins’ Fight Fittingly Included Two Of The Best Characters From ‘The Wire’

At last night’s Bernard Hopkins/Tavoris Cloud fight — one that North Philly’s ageless Executioner clearly won by decision and, at 48 years old, remarkably claimed another belt — the HBO cameras turned to Michael K. Williams. It was a move based, in part, on the opportunity to sneak a plug in for “Boardwalk Empire,” on…

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Here’s A Picture Of Bernard Hopkins And The Side Of Floyd Mayweather’s Girlfriend’s Boob

05/13/2012
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Here’s A Picture Of Bernard Hopkins And The Side Of Floyd Mayweather’s Girlfriend’s Boob

After a day on the WIP bus trip to the Phillies game in Washington, I passed out before spending $64.95 to get the Floyd Mayweather/Miguel Cotto fight last week. Good thing it was on HBO last night, though. Otherwise, I never would’ve known that the PPV cameras focused so extensively on Miss Jackson’s breastuses. “That…

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A Great Sports Weekend

04/30/2012
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A Great Sports Weekend

Friday night, it was Freddie and Gary in town for Phillies/Cubs in South Philly. (Cubs win!) Saturday night, it was my man E Ray’s bachelor party and the Hopkins/Tarver in Atlantic City. (Hopkins loses.) Alas, I was still tied up dining at Buddakan when that punch up there was delivered on the undercard [Lavarn Harvell…

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Here’s Video And Photos From Bernard Hopkins Media Day

05/10/2011
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Here’s Video And Photos From Bernard Hopkins Media Day

B Hop held a little chat-and-showoff session with/for members of the Philly press at Joe Hand’s Gym, right off 3rd and Spring Garden streets. He’ll be heading north to Montreal soon for his May 21 rematch with Jean Pascal. First fight was a draw. Most — myself included — thought Hopkins won after a dicey…

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A List of Interesting Stories I’ve Read Recently

12/03/2010
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A List of Interesting Stories I’ve Read Recently

• The NHL, which has seen an average of 75 concussions in each of the last four years, had long talked about curbing head shots, but two incidents last season were catalysts: Philadelphia’s Mike Richards’s hit on Florida’s David Booth and Pittsburgh’s Matt Cooke’s blow to Boston’s Marc Savard. [Sports Illustrated] • About a year…

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McNabb, Halladay … and Hopkins

04/05/2010
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Yeah, yeah, I know the sporting-news world ain’t really focused on what was apparently an average fight from Saturday night, but this just in from Bernard Hopkins’ camp, anyway: He’s out of the hospital and there’s no evident damage. Good news on both fronts … Philadelphia, PA (April 5)…After his unanimous victory Saturday night over…

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B Hop wins, but hospitalized

04/04/2010
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B Hop wins, but hospitalized

Wasn’t able to stay up to watch the Bernard Hopkins/Roy Jones Jr. fight post-Duke-disappointment last night, but if the text updates from my friend Tiddie indicate anything, it’s this: Fight was boring, and Jones fouled a lot, which left the Executioner to grandstand/embellish things a tad. I’ll see for myself when it airs on non-PPV,…

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This Week’s Metro Column (with bonus video and unused quotes)

03/31/2010
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This Week’s Metro Column (with bonus video and unused quotes)

… is about Bernard Hopkins. Not that he’s fighting Roy Jones Jr. this weekend. But about how he promised to me that he’d pay for a statue to honor Joe Frazier. Class act; true to Philly roots … By Brian Hickey Bernard Hopkins knew he was supposed to be selling me on the pay-per-view merits…

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