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Comments from readers: CONGRATULATIONS ON Mr. Spencer, the boxer. I see he put priority of time on hand to care for his new twin daughters and adjusted his training accordingly. What a wonderful...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-23/rants-raves
Beautiful songs live in my head

...Simon's best songs, I think, is The Boxer, because of its lilting beauty...me, leading me, going home."The Boxer is one of the most beautiful things...clothes, I heard the opening guitar of The Boxer. I plopped down on the coffee table...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-09/beautiful-songs-live-my-head
Augusta Boxing Club trio on big stage this week

...champion at the age of 13 who went pro in 2013. He trained here and he was in the same position that I was in. He grew into the boxer that he is now right in this same gym," Hernton said. "Boxing is more mental than physical. My biggest fear is going...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-01-28/augusta-boxing-club-
Readers tell their most beautiful songs

...including Simon and Gar funkel's The Boxer ? I received a call from Gar funk...Evans, and Garfunkel also places The Boxer high on his list of beautiful songs...the Sun, Chet Atkins' cover of The Boxer, Bette Midler's The Rose, Rich...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-23/readers-tell-their-most-beaut
Music by Turner: A lucky few will get to hear Garfunkel perform classics

...Girl as well as the 1934 chestnut Someone to Watch Over Me. You might also get to hear S&G faves April Come She Will, The Boxer, and possibly For Emily in addition to some surprises.All tickets for the Evans concert have been sold, but longtime...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-02-04/music-turner-lucky-fe
South Africa bets big on Floyd Mayweather tour to boost boxing in nation

...as guest of honor at the national sports awards last year.The Ministry of Sport and Recreation also said Tuesday that the boxer nicknamed "Money" had not been paid any fee to come.It hopes he can do more than just throw a few jabs and sign a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-01-14/south-africa-bets-bi
Film puts Muhammad Ali, US high court in the ring

...justice in HBO's Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight, debuting Saturday (8 p.m.), a history-textured film that puts the boxer's quest to be recognized as a conscientious objector against Vietnam War service and the high court in the ring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/television/2013-10-03/film-puts-muhammad-
Mike Tyson, Spike Lee team up for one-man show

...inspired to do a one-man show after watching Chazz Palminteri tell stories about growing up in his show "A Bronx Tale." The boxer said: "I'm really just excited about this genre here."Tyson said the show would be "raw" and "filthy" and that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/television/2012-06-21/mike-tyson-spike-le
Boxing elite turn out for Emanuel Steward's memorial service

...affectionately called Manny ? on the map. Hearns was the first man to win titles in four divisions and he won five overall.The boxer known as Hitman lost some of his most famous bouts. Hearns was knocked out in the 14th round by Leonard in 1981 in what...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2012-11-13/boxing-elite-turn-ou
Ex-boxing champion Hector "Macho" Camacho is fighting for his life

...Steve Tannenbaum, who has also represented Camacho in the past, had been told earlier by friends at the hospital that the boxer would make it."This guy is a cat with nine lives. He's been through so much," he said. "If anybody can pull...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2012-11-21/ex-boxing-champion-hector-macho-c