|04-02-2005, 09:18 AM||#1 (permalink)|
Join Date: Feb 2004
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Boxing Legend Dies at 99
Max Schmeling, former World Heavyweight Champion has died at the age of 99. He was one of only 3 men to ever beat Joe Louis.
THE ULTIMATE CRICKET WEB ARCADE EGGS CHAMPION
RIP Fardin Qayyumi (AKA "cricket player"; "Bob"), 1990-2006
RIP Craig Walsh (AKA "Craig"), 1985-2012
|04-02-2005, 11:24 AM||#2 (permalink)|
Join Date: Aug 2004
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The only man to beat Louis before Joe was forced into a comeback due to Uncle Sam's tax bill.
The word "legend" is bandied about til it's almost meaningless, but Schmeling certainly qualifies. A noble, principled man.
- As featured in The Independent.
"This is not the time for namby-pamby promising youngsters who might just do something; not the time for building for the future. Pragmatism rules and they don't come more pragmatic than Rogers."
- Victor Marks makes the case for stiff-legged and stiff-armed 35 year old left-handers in Ashes squads
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