Showing 1 - 10 of 16 Stories for Leon Spinks
THE IRON BALL AND THE BIBLE
Leon Spinks may fight like a building-wrecker, but he says his mama and the Good Book come before his heavyweight title.
THIS WAS THE START OF SOMETHING BIG
Leon Spinks, bamming like a bazooka, and Howard Davis, slashing like a cat, showed all kinds of promise in their professional boxing debuts.
The Zinger was a real humdinger
Over the Colorado mountains, across the valleys and into exhaustion, the cyclists found that eight days and 600 miles of agony aren't everybody's cup of tea
In the sequence below, heavyweight Michael Dokes gives Randy Gardner the best seat in the house in their preliminary to the Holmes-Spinks ...
THE BATTLE OF BOPHUTHATSWANA
The burly South African had stunned ex-WBA heavyweight champion Leon Spinks and a young Ohio fighter, Mike Koranicki, with first-round ...
TIME TO CLEAN UP BOXING AGAIN
Arum noted that there was a problem: the convention had approved the first Ali- Leon Spinks fight, with the proviso that the winner then fight No. 1-ranked ...
19TH HOLE: THE READERS TAKEOVER
You made the statement that Leon and Mike Spinks were the first Olympic boxing brothers. In 1920 Jack and Pete Zivic were members of the ...
They Put Their Dukes Up
And ultimately the Blue Devils had the Midshipmen on the deck
That's Not All, Folks
Though the Angels had sought to edit him out, Reggie Jackson is back in the picture for what he vows will be at least one more socko season