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 Countdown Begins
PoundforPound and Sugar Shane
Has the Landscape Changed?
The Heir Apparent
The Long Road Back
The Greatest Olympic Boxing Team of All Time
Should Boxing Have a New AccidentalHeadButt Rule?
Hype and Glory
Tyson Michigan and Zoloft
The Intimidation Factor
Some Thoughts on Boxing
Hello Mr Ring Canvas
Dan Goossen and America Presents
How Not to Run a State Athletic Commission
A Culture of Lawlessness
The Third Man in the Ring
Open Scoring Consensus Scoring How about
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