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  1. Robinson crowned welterweight champion

    Larry Schwartz

    Sugar Ray Robinson wins the welterweight championship with a unanimous 15-round decision over Tommy Bell at Madison Square Garden.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | December 16, 2001
  2. Louis shows "Master Race" who the Master is

    Larry Schwartz

    Joe Louis celebrates the first anniversary of his winning the heavyweight championship by giving the "Master Race" a black eye with a first-round KO of Max Schmeling at Yankee Stadium. Louis avenges the defeat to the only fighter who had beaten him.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 20, 2001
  3. "What's the sense of being Irish?"

    Larry Schwartz

    Leading on points and cautioned to stay away from Joe Louis, Billy Conn engages the "Brown Bomber" and gets knocked out in the 13th round.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 15, 2001
  4. Boxing loses two of greatest eight years apart

    Larry Schwartz

    Boxing loses two of its greatest competitors on the same day eight years apart when Joe Louis (1981) and Sugar Ray Robinson (1989) pass on.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | April 10, 2001
  5. Deja vu - Charles over Walcott

    Larry Schwartz

    Ezzard Charles retains the heavyweight championship with a unanimous 15-round decision over Jersey Joe Walcott in Detroit.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | March 05, 2001
  6. Louis retains title on split decision

    Larry Schwartz

    Jersey Joe Walcott, a 10-1 underdog, twice knocks down heavyweight champ Joe Louis and looks like a winner after 15 rounds in Madison Square Garden. But the officials give Louis a split decision.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | December 02, 2000
  7. 'Brown Bomber' was a hero to all

    Larry Schwartz

    Joe Louis had an 11-year, 8-month reign as heavyweight champion. SportsCentury: Joe Louis airs Wednesday at 4 pm ET.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 30, 2000
  8. Montana strikes back with first 400-yard game

    Larry Schwartz

    In the first game since the players' strike ends, Joe Montana has the first of his seven 400-yard passing games. He passes for 408 yards in San Francisco's 31-20 victory over the Cardinals in St. Louis.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | November 18, 2001
  9. Montana doesn't miss a beat, returns to rout Cards

    Larry Schwartz

    Fifty-five days after undergoing an operation to repair a herniated disk, Joe Montana throws three long touchdown passes to Jerry Rice in the 49ers' 43-17 rout of the St. Louis Cardinals in San Francisco.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | November 06, 2001
  10. DiMaggio gets three hits, three RBI in debut

    Larry Schwartz

    Joe DiMaggio makes his major league debut, collecting three hits and scoring three runs in the Yankees' 14-5 victory over the visiting St. Louis Browns.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 01, 2001