On September 28, 1976, Ken Norton and Muhammad Ali fought for the third time. More than 30,000 spectators filed into Yankee stadium that night. The crowd would have been even larger if not for the NYPD strike. So many feared heading up to the south Bronx that the promoters sold just 10 walk-up tic ... More >>
Joe Frazier's death on Monday from liver cancer was overshadowed by the Penn State sex abuse scandal. Wasn't that always the way with Joe? Something or somebody always seemed to steal his thunder. He was one of the greatest heavyweight champions who ever lived, losing fights only to Muhamm ... More >>
Well, this is upsetting. Depending on what your name is, of course. According to Boston Globe writer Jennifer Graham, the name Jennifer -- once so vibrant and youthful, the queen (rather, princess; queens are named, like, Elizabeth) of the popular kids -- may actually denote that you're getti ... More >>
The Emerson, on a recent night.Clinton Hill's bar scene has been heating up lately with Fulton Grand, which opened at its namesake intersection this past summer, and the forthcoming Hanson Dry, a cocktail bar that was supposed to open this past weekend, but was still dark and papered over on ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. March 11, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 10 In the company of two madmen By Joe Flaherty About 2.30 in the afternoon on Monday the sun was shining brightly while snowflakes were falling like confetti from the Lord's balcony. Now that should have ... More >>
If you actually paid attention to the headlines this past 4th of July weekend, you might have noticed that things aren't going too well for the marriage of Alex and Cynthia Rodriguez. It seems that C-Rod thinks that A-Rod is being a bit of a B-Rod (choose your own insult that begins with "B") and th ... More >>
Mailer on Ali's knockout of George Foreman to regain the championship: "His opponent was attacking, and there were no ropes behind the opponent. What a dislocation: the axes of his existence were reversed! He was the man on the ropes! Then a big projectile exactly the size of a fist in a glove drove ... More >>
Two packs of badass metalheads take diametrically opposed paths to inspiring euphoria
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Talking with Suzanne Somers, star of a new one-woman Broadway show
A British video artist engaged with history both as a participant and as an outsider
Evil, mayhem strike early in the voting for 2004
For Shane, Judges. How Could You?
Thinking Outside the Box
Mike Was the Champ. Now He Wants to Be a Contender?
Thanksgiving: Blast or Bust?
David Leslie Throws His Art Into the Ring
The Heavyweight Championship is in crisis
The Nets are out to earn wins, not respect
Christy Martin has fallen. The women's boxing world hopes she won't get up.