Joe Frazier

Keidel: Final Bell Sounds For Famed Boxer Ken Norton

Before other sports matched the money and none of the danger, boxing was must-watch theater, a distillation of the rags-to-riches narrative that personified the American Dream. And Ken Norton was Exhibit A.



Terry Foster: Frazier Painted Unfairly As A Villain

As a child growing up in racially polarized Detroit, I always believed Ali was our champion and Frazier was the white man’s champion.

CBS Detroit–11/08/2011

In this undated file photo, boxer Joe Frazier poses for a photo. (AP)

Boxing Great Joe Frazier Succumbs To Cancer

“The world has lost a great Champion. I will always remember Joe with respect and admiration. My sympathy goes out to his family and loved ones.” — Muhammad Ali, who had three memorable fights against Frazier.

97.1 The Ticket–11/08/2011