Richard O'Brien

Richard O'Brien

All Richard O'Brien Stories

Feb 13, 2012

A Champ in Their Corner

Fighters from the obscure to Sugar Ray and Ali relied on the trainer's genius

Jul 13, 2009

Leader of the Pack

The only man to win the Indy 500, the Daytona 500 and an F/1 title remains rooted in racing as patriarch of open wheel's first family

May 25, 2015

Leading Off

Ali-Liston II

Oct 07, 2013

One-two Punch

A pair of looks at Muhammad Ali

Apr 28, 2008

Fist Impression

Pride of Wales shows U.S. he's as good as his hype

Feb 20, 2012

On the Right Track

A change in venue and some fresh ideas gave the venerable Millrose Games a welcome kick

Jan 23, 2012


Five decades after his first mention in SI, the man with a total of 38 cover appearances still inspires us, especially remembering the long road he traveled from denounced rebel to beloved icon

Apr 13, 2009

A Study in Pain

A documentary examines an epic bout's legacy

Dec 16, 2013

Kings of the Ring

SI went behind the scenes of Grudge Match, in which a pair of Hollywood heavyweights return to the squared circle

Dec 24, 2012

The 8 Debate

Boxing's Greatest One-punch Knockouts

Sep 29, 2008

The Fab Four

Boxing's last Golden Age gets the book it deserves

Apr 09, 2012

In the Swim

A new book goes deep into mankind's connection with water