Courtesy Ferdie PachecoFerdie Pacheco talks to Muhammad Ali between sparring sessions at the 5th Street Gym in Miami Beach.If you grew up in Miami Beach prior to 1993, the floor above the neighborhood drug store on Fifth Street at Washington Avenue was a magical place.For more than a quarter-cent ... More >>
Check Crossfade on Wednesdays from now on for a quick survey of interesting recent national releases.Chuck ProphetLet Freedom Ring (Yep Roc)You've got to hand it to Chuck Prophet. While the rest of the world was panicking about the swine flu outbreak, the San Francisco-based songwriter was ... More >>
One week of living and dying in Miami-Dade.
On Thursday, Riptide finds Roosevelt Ivory, Sr. stepping out of a white Lincoln Navigator, accompanied by an apparent bodyguard, at his two-house compound on Northwest 69th Terrace in Liberty City. It's advertised as "Roosevelt's Rooming House" in the White Pages, but this certainly is no Days Inn. ... More >>
Born in Kentucky, Muhammad Ali was Made in Miami
Hes internationally known, but Ali was made in Miami
For better and worse, Muhammad Ali left his mark on a generation of Miami boxers
A middle-age slugger channels Miami's Tuesday tradition
Big boys brawl
The perils of marketing gangsta authenticity
Ali lands a few solid blows, but sadly it's no knockout
He steals Ali, but will Hollywood give Jamie Foxx a shot at the title?
Miami boasts a boxing legend who has kept on swinging through good times and bad. He's the king of the clubs. He's Tuto Zabala.
Boxing isn't just a hobby to Hank Kaplan. It's an obsession. Which is why he's the sport's foremost expert.
Cuban exile and WRHC-AM sports talk-show host Minito Navarro has always had a passion for punchers
Miami City Manager Cesar Odio and persistent gadfly Manuel Gonzalez-Goenaga ought to settle their differences like men
Scenes from the Scott Homes -- the mamas, the kids, the babies, the fight for dignity, the pall of despair
A young Larry King. A racist white enclave called Liberty City. A homophobic Anita Bryant taken seriously. South Florida's past is present at the Louis Wolfson II Media History Center.