| Jun 5, 2013

Lack of American heavyweights sad


What if they held a world heavyweight title fight and no one in America showed up? Or even cared. Well, then, you would be talking about virtually every title tilt involving heavies this century, most of which transpired in Europe. Because of the absence ...

Sep 3, 2011

Safe choice, but wrong choice?

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Former Finance Minister Yoshihiko Noda is the new prime minister of Japan. Noda is something of an anomaly: one of those self-deprecating politicians — he likens himself to a “loach,” a scavenger that is kin to the catfish — who commands respect for having ...