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  • Blogs

    August 21, 2013

    Ten Great Moments in Black Miami's Music History

    The Miami Times is one of America's oldest continually running black newspapers, and the largest one in the Southeast. In 2011 they were recognized by the Black Press of America as the best newspaper in the country. Since 1923 they've been the essential documenter of life in black Miami. Their back ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2010

    Fight Doctor Ferdie Pacheco Pays Homage to 5th Street Gym

    Courtesy Ferdie PachecoFerdie Pacheco talks to Muhammad Ali between sparring sessions at the 5th Street Gym in Miami Beach.‚ÄčIf 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 >>

  • News

    April 16, 2009

    The Dead Among Us

    One week of living and dying in Miami-Dade.

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2009

    Liberty City Violence claims a boxing promoter's son, UPDATED

    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 >>

  • News

    July 19, 2007

    Grady and the Champ

    For better and worse, Muhammad Ali left his mark on a generation of Miami boxers

  • News

    February 24, 2000

    In the Rough

    A half-century before the Tiger Woods era, black Miamians fought a losing battle to hit the links

  • News

    January 15, 1998

    Lord of the Ring

    Boxing isn't just a hobby to Hank Kaplan. It's an obsession. Which is why he's the sport's foremost expert.

  • News

    October 17, 1996

    The Haunting of Alex Daoud, Part 2

    The disgraced former Miami Beach mayor comes out swinging at his former friends and associates

  • News

    October 5, 1995

    Before Duran and After

    Cuban exile and WRHC-AM sports talk-show host Minito Navarro has always had a passion for punchers

  • News

    September 29, 1993

    Daud Descending

    With prison just around the corner, Miami Beach's former golden boy looks back at the gravity of his corruption and broods on the sorrow of his fate

  • News

    July 22, 1992