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VP Biden to Address Democratic National Convention

Posted September 6th, 2012 at 4:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Before President Barack Obama takes the stage at the Democratic National Convention , U.S. voters will hear from Vice President Joe Biden. Four years ago, many Democrats saw then-Senator Biden as the voice of experience on a presidential ticket headed by the young Barack Obama. And supporters say the 69-year-old vice president has excelled in […]

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Former Penn State Football Coach Joe Paterno Dies

Posted January 22nd, 2012 at 11:55 am (UTC-5)
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Legendary former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, who was fired in the wake of a child sex abuse scandal, died on Sunday from lung cancer. He was 85. Paterno’s family said in a statement that he “fought hard until the end, stayed positive, thought only of others and constantly reminded everyone of how blessed […]

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Frazier’s Storied Career Marked by Matches with Ali

Posted November 8th, 2011 at 4:10 am (UTC-5)
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Here are some key dates in the career of heavyweight boxing legend Joe Frazier, who died late Monday after battling cancer at the age of 67. August 16, 1965: Frazier defeats Woody Goss by TKO, earning his first professional boxing victory after several years as an amateur fighter. February 16, 1970: Frazier wins the world […]

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Boxing Icon ‘Smokin’ Joe Frazier Dead at 67

Posted November 8th, 2011 at 3:35 am (UTC-5)
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Former world heavyweight boxing champion Joe Frazier, who was known for his personal and professional battles with Muhammad Ali, has died after a brief fight with cancer at the age of 67. The youngest of 12 children, Frazier was born in 1944 into a working-class family on a farm in the racially-segregated southeastern U.S. town […]

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Boxing Heavyweight Joe Frazier Dead at 67

Posted November 8th, 2011 at 1:05 am (UTC-5)
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Former world heavyweight boxing champion Joe Frazier has died after a brief fight with cancer at the age of 67. Frazier – who was born in a small southeastern U.S. town – was diagnosed with advanced liver cancer last month. He was known for his epic fights with boxing legend Muhammad Ali in the 1970s. […]

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