Getting Your Fight On

In 1960, a young man from Louisville, Kentucky, traveled to Rome to compete in the Olympic Games. His father painted billboards in Louisville, and he was directed toward boxing by a Louisville police officer who encountered the young boy rather upset that a beloved bike had been stolen. That officer went on to train the […]

I am the Greatest

Muhammad Ali, a fellow Kentuckian, died over the weekend after a long and public battle with Parkinson’s Disease. No moment in modern Olympics gave me greater chills than when Ali stepped out to light the flame in Atlanta (every time I’ve driven by the stadium, my first thought has been of Ali standing there lighting […]