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Updated 8 minutes ago Text size W as it inspired by Star Trek, or a fondness for Schaefer Beer? Or did Whitey Bulger and Catherine Greig go by Charles and Carol Gasko to mask their Irish-American heritage? One of the futuristic spaceships on Star
The umbrella, you know, used to be called the Hanway, after its populariser, Jonas Hanway (1712-86), "one of the most splendid and indefatigable bores in English history", author of "A Journal of Eight Days Journey from Portsmouth to Kingston-upon-
Martin Dempsey meets with kids who have lost a relative in military service...Martin Dempsey is doing his best to avoid reporters since word leaked that he is the president's top choice to be the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. But there
Had Jack Dempsey been cheated out of his biggest win because the referee waited too long to start the knockdown count in their heavyweight title fight in 1927? Dempsey fans sure thought so, and it was hard to find anyone who wasn'
The street leads into the state fair main entrance and had been platted for years but no streets north of 17th are open. Late dancing hours at the University of Kansas were placed on the taboo list by Chancellor Frank Strong. Closing hour for junior
00 pm PT Tyson showing why he is the scariest fighter to face. Photo: boxingfights.net In celebration of the Halloween season, here is a list of the top 5 scariest boxers. The Manassa Mauler Jack Dempsey held the world heavyweight title from 1919 to
Through four years, and four different coaches, Dempsey has had to erase the American stigma each time. It's been a frustrating process, Dempsey admitted earlier this week after training with the U.S. at PPL Park in Chester, Pa. Just because he
He was named after one of the sport's greatest exponents, but a permanently braced leg meant that despite his lifelong passion for boxing, Dempsey Parker never pulled on a glove. "His children have fulfilled that [dream] for him," says his wife, Fala.
An improbably handsome ex-Marine devotes himself to a career of battling thuggish brutes in the prize ring, and one day gets up off the canvas to score a storybook comeback and retire as the heavyweight champion of the world. Between bouts, the
Child Safety Minister Phil Reeves was forced to apologise for the error earlier this month. The apology came after the Toowoomba man fought in vain for 18 months to have the Child Safety Department correct a file that falsely accused him of rape and