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"Long John" Hubbard made his name both in and out of the ring

Published Dec. 8, 2012

Fifty-nine years ago this month a Milwaukee heavyweight boxer called "Long John" Hubbard got what was coming to him for putting up what a newspaper called "the best fight of his career." Three months in the House of Correction.

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Not all Green Bay heroes wore green and gold

Published Sept. 29, 2009

Most Wisconsin sports fans can easily name dozens of players who were with the Packers for about as long as it takes to drink a cup of coffee. Not many, however, know the story of boxer Adolph Wiater, a fierce fighter who fought Joe Louis 75 years ago and almost beat the Brown Bomber.

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Tuesday August 10th, 2010 - Chicago, IL    I have a new show business goal. I would like to be the first entertainer in history to get a reputation for having his income tax situation not only clean, but immaculate. For every Wesley Snipes, Willie Nelson, Redd Foxx, Joe Louis and so man...


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