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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, April 9, 2014

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, April 9, 2014

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, April 9, 2014
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Jan. 10, 2014.
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Ex-heavyweight champ Tommy Morrison dies at 44

TULSA, Okla., Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Former heavyweight champion Tommy Morrison, who appeared in the movie "Rocky V," has died at age 44, his former manager said Monday.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013.
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Drug charges against Tommy Morrison dropped

WICHITA, Kan., Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Drug charges were dropped against former heavyweight boxing champion Tommy Morrison the day he was to have a hearing in a Kansas court.

Angelo Dundee, trainer of Ali, dies at 90

MIAMI, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Angelo Dundee, who trained Muhammad Ali and worked in his corner throughout his Hall of Fame career, died Wednesday in Florida, his son said. He was 90.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012.
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'Golden Age' heavyweight Ron Lyle dies

DENVER, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Former heavyweight boxer Ron Lyle died this weekend at a Denver hospital at the age of 70, his family announced.
Ex-heavyweight champ Frazier dies at 67

Ex-heavyweight champ Frazier dies at 67

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Former world heavyweight boxing champion "Smokin'" Joe Frazier died Monday of liver cancer at his home in Philadelphia, his family said. He was 67.

Report: Boxer Joe Frazier near death

NEW YORK, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Former heavyweight champion "Smokin'" Joe Frazier was at death's door with liver cancer, the New York Post reported Saturday.

Hopkins sets record with win over Pascal

MONTREAL, May 22 (UPI) -- Bernard Hopkins became the oldest boxer to ever win a title Saturday night with a unanimous decision over Jean Pascal in a light-heavyweight bout in Montreal.

Ex-heavyweight contender LeDoux has ALS

ANOKA, Minn., Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Former heavyweight championship contender Scott LeDoux of Minnesota has been diagnosed with ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008.
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Vick asked for leniency in letter to judge

NEWPORK NEWS, Va., Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Suspended Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick wrote a letter seeking leniency from a judge before he was sentenced on dogfighting charges.

Ibragimov crushes Holyfield title bid

MOSCOW, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Russian Sultan Ibragimov defeated former world champion Evander Holyfield in the World Boxing Organization title bout in Moscow.

George Foreman's sons launch record labels

BETHESDA, Md., May 7 (UPI) -- George Foreman Jr. and George Foreman III will introduce their own record labels through an affiliation with Brilliant Entertainment Inc. of Maryland.

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UPI almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007.
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TV Land launches 'boomer' schedule

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. cable network TV Land Monday gave notice of a slew of pilots it is trotting out, some recurring and some new original fare.

Jackie Chan to promote Foreman grills

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Action movie star Jackie Chan is joining with former boxer George Foreman to promote Foreman grills in Asia, the grills' Chicago-area maker says.

Fundraising rolls on to help save choir

NEW YORK, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- New York's Harlem Boy's Choir has received nearly $1 million in pledges in less than a week, nearly twice the goal set for the entire month.

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Today is Tuesday, Jan. 10, the 10th day of 2006 with 355 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Nov. 6, the 310th day of 2005 with 55 to follow.
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Kauffman's department stores pays fine

BUFFALO, N.Y., Jan. 25 (UPI) -- May Department Stores, parent of the 51-unit Kaufmann department store chain, will pay New York $400,000 to settle false advertising charges.

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Today is Monday, Jan. 10, the 10th day of 2005 with 355 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Nov. 6, the 311th day of 2004 with 55 to follow.
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