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Category Archives: John L. Sullivan

Theodore Roosevelt v. William H. Taft

In the White House of 1907 I was waiting for my friend Teddy Roosevelt when rotund Secretary of War William H. Taft huffed by. “Rather out of shape, aren’t you, old fellow,” I said. “I’m relatively trim at two-eighty-three, a good fifty less than you, I dare say.” “All right, when President Roosevelt arrives, I’ll […]

Also posted in Boxing, Jiujitsu, Mixed Martial Arts, Theodore Roosevelt, William H. Taft, Wrestling

Donald Sterling v. Adam Silver

This story is in the collection “Basketball and Football”

Also posted in Adam Silver, Al Sharpton, Basketball, Doc Rivers, Donald Sterling, Jesse Jackson, Los Angeles, Oprah Winfrey, Racism

Jim Jefferies at the Bar

This story is part of the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Bob Fitzsimmons, Boxing, Jack Johnson, Jim Corbett, Jim Jefferies, Peter Jackson, San Francisco

Drinks on the Champ

This story is part of the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Alcohol, Boston, Boxing, Ireland, Jack Johnson, Jim Corbett, Jim Jefferies, Peter Jackson, William Muldoon

Peter Jackson for Mr. Sullivan

This story is from the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Alcohol, Australia, Boxing, Jim Jefferies, Peter Jackson