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Carmen Basilio, who beat Sugar Ray Robinson for boxing's middleweight title, has died in Rochester, N.Y., the International Boxing Hall of Fame said. He was 85.
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Painter Jean-Michel Basquiat may have died young in 1988 but his art lives on, bringing top prices for 1980s art at auction and receiving the accolade of a retrospective exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum as the prelude to a national tour.