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  1. Boxer Rubin Carter dies at 76

    Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, has died at 76.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2014
  2. Legends meet: Pacquiao, Dylan

    Dan Rafael

    Music legend Bob Dylan once wrote an entire song, "Hurricane," about the plight of middleweight Rubin "Hurricane" Carter. On Thursday, Dylan -- who is a boxing fan -- wasn't singing about a boxer but rather was in Los Angeles in attendance at trai...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  3. Former middleweight champ, Hall of Famer Giardello dies at age 78...

    Boxing Hall of Famer Joey Giardello, a former middleweight champion who sued filmmakers over a depiction of a title bout against Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, has died. He was 78.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2008
  4. Lacy, Williams met three times as amateurs

    Dan Rafael

    Super middleweight champ Jeff Lacy is more than familiar with opponent Rubin Williams from the amateur ranks.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2005
  5. "Hurricane" delivers message of hope to inmates

    The former middleweight who spent 19 years in prison wrongly accused of murder looks to use his status to help others.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2000
  6. Ex-boxer disputes being 'relentlessly pummeled'

    PHILADELPHIA -- A former middleweight boxing champion is suing the makers of "The Hurricane," saying the movie inaccurately portrayed him as being "relentlessly pummeled" by Rubin "Hurricane" Carter in a 1964 title fight. Joey Giardello, whose r...

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2000
  7. Raheem Carter in jail, claims innocence

    WEST PATERSON, N.J. -- He also carries the name Rubin Carter. He, too, has found himself jailed for a violent crime he insists he did not commit. But there are no Hollywood movies or book tours for Raheem Rubin Carter. Nor, he says, does his father...

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2000