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Class of 2013 Welcomed into the NIASHF

Chicago, IL (November 6, 2013) - On Saturday, November 2, 2013 the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame (NIASHF) officially inducted its Class of 2013 at a celebratory dinner dance. Welcoming guests from throughout the United States were NIASHF National Spokesman and New York Mets Hall of Famer Mike Piazza. Piazza was joined by Chicago radio and television sports broadcaster Wayne Randazzo [...]

Video: This Day in Boxing History – Muhammad Ali KO’s George Foreman

October 30, 1974 - One of the biggest upsets in boxing history. 4AM - Zaire Africa. 39 years ago went Africa; strongest boxer alive. A certain victory in mind. But devastating defeat Ali won. He's my best friend today.— George Foreman (@GeorgeForeman) October 30, 2013 [...]

Video: This Day in Boxing History – Joe Louis v Rocky Marciano

October 26, 1951 – In one of the most dramatic fights of all time – The “Brown Bomber”Joe Louis comes out of retirement to take on the “Brockton Blockbuster” Rocky Marciano. The last fight in the legendary career of Joe Louis.

2013 Conn Boxing HOF award winners announced

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (October 11, 2013) - Hartford featherweight "Machine Gun" Mike Oliver leads a list of 2013 award winners announced today by the Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame (CBHOF). The awards will be presented at the 9TH annual CBHOF Gala Induction Dinner on Saturday night, November 9 in the Uncas Ballroom at Mohegan Sun. The CBHOF Class of 2013 inductees are former world title [...]