Joe Frazier


In some ways, Ken Burns takes on his toughest opponent with “Muhammad Ali.” His four-part, eight-hour documentary series about the late, great heavyweight champion and civil rights icon premieres Sunday and airs over four nights through September 22 on PBS. It is, in Burns’ words, a documentary that is “soup to nuts comprehensive in terms

Joe Frazier is no longer smokin’. May he rest in peace.  Frazier did not like Muhammad Ali but may have disliked reporters even more. I was at a TCA press tour nearly two years ago where Fraser, who died yesterday at 67, and fellow  former heavyweight boxing champion Larry Holmes were before press to talk about