Business as usual risky for boxing
Media focus on ancillary matters has taken spotlight off what is truly important
I was hurrying to work on a brisk February morning, collar turned up, cap pulled down and hands stuffed in my pockets. As I hunched my shoulders against the chill and squinted in the bright sunlight, a newspaper vending machine caught my eye.
I wasn't sure at first, but the image on the cover appeared to be that of a boxer. A few more paces and I realized it was a photo of Philadelphia middleweight Bennie Briscoe being hoisted aloft following his upset knockout of Tony Mundine. The ...
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