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9-Foot Joe Frazier Statue Rising in Philadelphia

KATHY MATHESON, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Busloads of tourists line up every day in Philadelphia to take photos with a statue of Rocky Balboa, the fictional heavyweight fighter made famous by Sylvester Stallone. Will they line up for pictures with a sculpture of real hometown champion Joe Frazier? “Properly promoted, I think it would be much, much bigger than Rocky,” said Robin Hazel, who was vis ...

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The NFL and Domestic Violence

By Jeremy Bamidele According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence 1.3 million women are victims of physical assault by an intimate partner each year.  Nearly one third of female homicides are committed by an intimate partner.  The cost of intimate partner violence exceeds 5.8 billion dollars a year.  Domestic violence is a serious social issue with violence being communicated, learned, and sp ...

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Unpaid O.J. Simpson Civil Judgment to be Auctioned

After waiting 17 years for O.J. Simpson to pay a $9 million wrongful death judgment, Ronald Goldman's mother is selling her right to the cash online. Sharon Rufo listed the judgment Tuesday on with a $1 million starting price. Bidding continues for 30 days. Website founder Shawn Porat says the Simpson judgment is now worth $24.7 million after interest is factored in, but that's only ...

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