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Is Professional Boxing Immoral?
Boxing is under fire these days from portions of the press, government and clergy—because some fighters have been badly hurt and a few killed, and because criminals allegedly control large areas of the sport. Much of the criticism is naive or self-seeking, but some has come from such esteemed sources as the semiofficial Vatican newspaper 'L'Osservatore Romano.' Recently SPORTS ILLUSTRATED invited Father McCormick, a distinguished Catholic moral theologian and teacher, to discuss the moral aspects of professional boxing. Here is his considered judgment
New heavyweight king Buster Douglas is probably the only one in boxing who believed he would earn the right to that title
'Twas The Fight Before Christmas
The best Christmas story is about a boxing match—a 1923 bout between Bill Brennan and a dying Billy Miske, who hoped to stay on his feet long enough to bring home a $2,400 purse.
THE END OF COLLEGE BOXING
The ring death of Charlie Mohr, a star of Wiscosin's team, gives a probable coup de gr√¢ce to a declining college sport.
COLLEGE BOXING'S LAST ROUND
All efforts to revive a long-dead sport seem to have failed. The final stand may be on the West Coast, where the California Collegiate Boxing Conference still ...
A fight in Sweden between boxing's forgotten men
Floyd Patterson, in near oblivion since his two fights with Sonny Liston, will be through for keeps if he loses to the 'new' Eddie Machen
The most difficult of popular sports for the spectator to score is boxing, which has no goal lines to cross or hoops to put a ball through or any other well-defined ...
THE THREE GOVERNORS AND BOXING'S DIRTY BUSINESS
Boxing news moved off the sports pages and on to the front pages in the nation's three biggest states last week—all because three governors had decided to do ...
The Bare-knuckle Legacy of Boxing
The early years of the prize ring were filled with mayhem, skulduggery and brutal fights
THE BIG BOXING CON: AN ACCOUNT OF THE HAROLD SMITH HUSTLE OF A BANK
The essential element of a confidence game, which distinguishes it from mere robbery, is that it can't succeed without the willing participation of ...