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September 22, 1927. The date of The Long Count, one of most memorable moments in the annals of pugilism. In this corner, the heavyweight champion of the world, Gene Tunney, the Fighting Marine. Opposing him: Jack Dempsey, the Manassa Mauler, … Continue reading

Metrics used to refer to a baffling system of weights and measures that Americans refused to adopt.¬†These days, however, sports fans quote a different kind of metrics that measure¬†everything from K/BB ratio to Kobe’s plus-minus. We live in an age … Continue reading