ESPN.com has chronicled the Kronk, the boxing mecca that has produced champions and saved lives for 36 years. Last winter, an all-star gala was held to raise funds to save Emanuel Steward's renowned Detroit gym, which opened in 1970 and closed this week. A look back at our coverage from February:
• Wayne Drehs: Saving the Kronk
-- Over the past 36 years, thousands have come through the door hoping to escape the outside for a shot at the inside.
• Teddy Atlas: What the Kronk means
-- The Kronk and other great boxing gyms build better people, not just better boxers.
• Ted Kluck: The Kronk and The Cobra
-- Even at 47, Thomas Hearns calls the Kronk home.
• Kronk photo gallery