A Beautiful Sickness: Reflections on the Sweet Science
This is the second collection of articles on professional boxing to be published in book form by acclaimed writer Thomas Hauser. It offers unique insights into Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Shane Mosely, Ray Jones Jr. and many more superstars, as well as an insider's critique of the sweet science today. Satirical, whimsical, and pungent, Hauser deftly maps the politics and poli-tricks of the world's only true universal sport.
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The Sanitization of Muhammad Ali
The Hardest Thing to Do in Boxing
A Night to Remember
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