Boxing fans of Houston lined up all the way around Minute Maid Park on Monday -- July 1st, 2013 for a chance to see boxing superstars Floyd "Money" Mayweather and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez as they promoted the fight nicknamed "The One" which will be held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on September 14th. ... More >>
Rocks Off is waiting for the day that our 52-year-old mother sits us down for a serious talk and says that she's ready to pursue her dream of becoming a rapper. She'll say, "Mi hijo, you know Lil Casper's mom, Brenda, on 4th Street? Her boyfriend set up a home studio for her. She's spitting that ... More >>
7. Dita Von Teese (Marilyn Manson): Famed burlesque performer Dita Von Teese (above) met Marilyn Manson in 2001. He proposed in 2004, and the couple wed a year later. Von Teese filed for divorce when she couldn't deal with Manson's alcohol abuse and his extramarital affair with actress Evan Rachel W ... More >>
And do they hate Manny Pacquiao?
"Fuck it. If they want to use this shit against me in trial, I don't give a fuck, nigga. As long as the nigga got his head blown off, I'm happy." - Mayalino, "187" "Deporting All WetWacks" (Houston Press, May 27, 2010) turned out to be a controversial piece of work, to say the least. The fal ... More >>
Photo courtesy houstondynamo.comThe Houston Dynamo are in the business of importing forwards these days. Currently, they employ forwards from the African nations of Ghana and Sierra Leone, and even their U.S. International hails from the far off island of Hawaii.The Dynamo's newest signee, forw ... More >>
The author of American Son discusses his life in and out of the boxing ring
Athletes step off the field and into the studio
Boxer Eduardo Escobedo
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"El Matador" Chavez fought his way to the top of the boxing ranks. Now he hopes to make his greatest comeback - if the INS will let him in the ring.
The education & travels of the natural-born fighter, fierce homeless poet, charming talker, convicted felon, begetter of children & receiver of messages from Heaven