WBC heavyweight champ Deontay Wilder brings first title fight to Alabama

...will be the first title fight held in Alabama, a state that has produced past champions Evander Holyfield (Atmore) and Joe Louis (Lafayette).The 12-round bout was announced on Friday and will be televised by Showtime."This is the first championship...

Jack Nicklaus will receive Congressional Gold Medal

...humbled and honored to be among those who have been awarded the medal. Past recipients include Rosa Parks, Robert Frost, Joe Louis and Neil Armstrong.Nicklaus was born and raised in Ohio near Colum bus. He won a record 18 major golf championships...

Islanders win again in Detroit

...credited with a tiebreaking goal after a replay review, and the Islanders held on for their fifth consecutive victory at Joe Louis Arena. They have not lost at Detroit since 2003.Brock Nelson scored in the first period for the Islanders, and he...

John Duggans

...Essie Jennings, Cheryl Davis, Penny Seals, Teresa Berry, Cynthia Renae Smith, and Quanna Heath. Two brothers, Joe Louis Duggans and John David Duggans. Three sisters, Fannie Tillman, Gloria Duggans, and Pastor Virginia Booker, 29 grandchildren...

Joe Louis Brown (HEPHZIBAH, Ga.)

HEPHZIBAH, Ga. - Mr. Joe Louis Brown entered into rest on Thursday, June 12, 2008 at Anna Maria Nursing Home. No service will be held. Mr. Brown, a native...

Joe Louis Jones (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Funeral services fro Mr. Joe Louis Jones, who entered into rest on March 9, 2010, will be conducted this afternoon, Friday, March 12, 2010, at 4:00 P.M...

Joe Louis 'Jake' Mack (LOUISVILLE, Ga.)

LOUISVILLE, Ga. - Funeral services for Mr. Joe Louis 'Jake' Mack will be held Friday, Dec. 19, 2008, at 2:00 p.m., at the St. Matthews AME Church and Jones Grove Cemetery. Sign guestbook at: davisfuneralhomega.com The Augusta Chronicle-December 19, 2008

Barrow named director of First Tee

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Joe Louis Barrow, already immersed in golf's growth as a member of the...First Tee program. Barrow, the son of former heavyweight champion Joe Louis, takes charge of an initiative that is approaching its first critical...

New film on Louis is praised by his son

ATLANTA --- Joe Louis Barrow Jr. thought he had seen every video image that existed of his...Barrow. Now 60 and the only son born to Louis, Barrow is featured in Joe Louis: America's Hero ... Betrayed . The film, which debuts at 8 tonight...

Other sports

...vandalized In Detroit, a sculpture commemorating boxing great Joe Louis was vandalized with white paint early Monday, and two...24-foot sculpture of an arm and fist, called Memorial to Joe Louis, has a prominent location on Jefferson Avenue. Colleges...

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