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Finding boxers is most difficult

Boxing's a tough sport. But it's become easy to turn down.

Updated: April 30, 2004, 12:19 PM ET
By Ralph Wiley | Page 2

I don't write much about boxing anymore, because there's not much in boxing anymore worth writing much about. Occasionally, things do come up. Prizefighting is the most intriguing and compelling -- not to mention most difficult -- sport, but only when it is attracting the most talented, intriguing, compelling men. Not to mention the most difficult ones. Things tend to come up then.

But now, such men are in the annual NFL draft. In another life, Mel Kiper Jr. could've been Don Dunphy. ...

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