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Artist picked for Joe Frazier statue

Updated: April 24, 2013, 9:59 PM ET
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- An artist has been chosen to create a Philadelphia statue in honor of late hometown boxing great Joe Frazier.

Mayor Michael Nutter said in a statement Wednesday that Lawrence Nowlan will create the statue to be erected by spring 2014 at an entertainment complex near Philadelphia's three sports stadiums near the now-demolished Spectrum, an arena where Frazier fought.

Nutter said he was sure that Nowlan, who created the Harry Kalas Memorial Statue at Citizens Bank Park, ...

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