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Books Books 41 - 49 of about 49 related to An Unforgiving Sport: An Inside Look at Another Year in Boxing.    

Beautiful Brutality: The Family Ties at the Heart of Boxing

Adam Smith - Biography & Autobiography - 2012 - 384 pages
Boxing. The Sport of Kings. And for every king, there are kingmakers and princes, determined heirs and ruthless pretenders to the throne. Boxers may enter the ring alone, but ...
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Bert Sugar's Punchlines: The Best of Boxing's Most Colorful Writer

Bert Sugar - Sports & Recreation - 2014 - 256 pages
The late Bert Sugar was a Runyonesque character known nationwide for his piquant observations of the fight game—at a time when boxing really mattered in American culture. It ...
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One Ring Circus: Dispatches from the World of Boxing

Katherine Dunn - Sports & Recreation - 2009 - 248 pages
Published together for the first time, this anthology of essays on boxing covers the sport in all its forms and at its many levels. Written in bestselling author Katherine Dunn ...
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No Ordinary Joe

Joe Calzaghe - Biography & Autobiography - 2010 - 336 pages
IT WAS past three o'clock in the morning when Joe Calzaghe experienced the sweetest validation of his professional life. Victory over Jeff Lacy, a 28-year-old American compared ...
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One Punch from the Promised Land: Leon Spinks, Michael Spinks, and the Myth ...

John Florio, Ouisie Shapiro - Biography & Autobiography - 2013 - 288 pages
It was 1976 when Leon and Michael Spinks first punched their way into America’s living rooms. That year, they became the first brothers to win Olympic gold in the same Games ...
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Counterpunch: Ali, Tyson, the Brown Bomber, and Other Stories of the Boxing Ring

Ira Berkow - Sports & Recreation - 2014 - 304 pages
Spanning the period between 1967 and 2005, this compilation includes 84 of Pulitzer Prize–winning author Ira Berkow’s columns on boxing. Readers will meet some of the greatest ...
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Prizefighting: An American History

Arne K. Lang - Sports & Recreation - 2008 - 274 pages
This work brings a fresh perspective to the history of modern prizefighting, a sport which has evolved over several centuries to become one of mankind's most lasting and valued ...
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Tyson-Douglas: The Inside Story of the Upset of the Century

John Johnson, Bill Long - Sports & Recreation - 2008 - 232 pages
No one gave James OC BusterOCO Douglas much of a chance when he faced OC IronOCO Mike Tyson on February 11, 1990, in the Tokyo Dome. Tyson was Godzilla, and Buster wasnOCOt ...
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