Cheetah, the chimp who acted with Johnny Weismuller's Tarzan in 1932, has died at 80 (that's right, 80)

Talk about double-take.  I came across an article today saying that Cheetah, the chimp who was the movie Tarzan’s sidekick, had died, and I immediately thought it must be referring to the second or third or fourth “Cheetah”.  It never occurred to me that the same chimp who appeared on screen in the original Johnny

"Christmas in our Hearts": The Best Christmas Standard since White Christmas, the Christmas Song, and the 50's classics

Throughout my life I’ve heard the same modern composed Christmas songs every Christmas — “Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire”, “Winter Wonderland”, “Frosty the Snowman” etc…..And, ironically it seems, there have never been new ones since I was about five years old. Yes — a couple — “Do You Hear What I Hear” and “Little

Merry Christmas to all our friends and family

We are all here now — Michael, Rena, Pilar, Patrick, and Michelle….Only Kaitlyn is missing, and she’s in Florida with Grandma, so that’s a good thing. We wish all of our friends and family a wonderful Christmas. May the spirit of Christmas be with you and the ones you love.

Manny Pacquiao's Legacy Under Siege

I wrote once, quasi-famously it turns out, about the empathy, grace, and humility of Manny Pacquiao. It was gratifying, even thrilling, to see the response — more than 200,000 read the article; 39,000 fowarded it to Facebook, and through it all what came through was a deep, heartfelt appreciation by everyone –myself and all the

Perry Brain Freeze is painful to watch; it's enough to make you miss Dubya

Republican Presidential Candidate Rick Perry’s instantly notorious brain freeze in tonight’s Republican presidential debate is immediately one of the all time most embarrassing moments in Presidential politics — right up there with Dukakis on the tank and John Kerry windsurfing, although to be sure, those were just weird visual juxtapositions, and this this is a

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Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez a trilogy that could be memorable (blog) – boxinginsider.com 11/09/2011 Telegraph.co.ukManny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez a trilogy that could be memorableBoxingInsider.com (blog)What boxing fans want Saturday night is a good fight, a pay-per-view main event that won& more… RSSdoodle by The Lessnau Lounge. Results provided by Google News.

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Lem's latest: Schaefer mulls Mayweather-Pacquiao, Chavez Jr.-Alvarez … – Crave Online (blog) – ringtv.craveonline.com 11/08/2011 Lem's latest: Schaefer mulls Mayweather-Pacquiao, Chavez Jr.-Alvarez …Crave Online (blog)By that, I think that everybody knows that he means that the biggest possible opponent means that you&#39 more… RSSdoodle by The Lessnau Lounge. Results provided by Google News.

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Latest Mayweather PPV Numbers say get in the ring with Manny Pacquiao (blog) – boxinginsider.com 10/29/2011 Los Angeles TimesLatest Mayweather PPV Numbers say get in the ring with Manny PacquiaoBoxingInsider.com (blog)There was no indication about Golden Boy involvement for a possible Mayweather-Ortiz secon more… RSSdoodle by The Lessnau Lounge. Results provided by Google News.

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Why Manny Pacquiao Cannot Win Against Juan Manuel Marquez – Bleacher Report – bleacherreport.com 10/26/2011 Bleacher ReportWhy Manny Pacquiao Cannot Win Against Juan Manuel MarquezBleacher ReportI've spoken to many boxing journalists at the Mayweather/Ortiz post fight conference and the majority of them more… RSSdoodle by The Lessnau Lounge. Results provided by Google News.

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Blood-Testing: The Mayweather Scapegoat To Avoid Pacquiao – Now Boxing (blog) – nowboxing.com 10/25/2011 Blood-Testing: The Mayweather Scapegoat To Avoid PacquiaoNow Boxing (blog)And everybody involved in boxing were up and about in the thought and certain expectation that the world's biggest boxing more… RSSdoodle by The Lessnau Lounge. Results provided by Google News.

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Pacquiao vs. Mayweather: 10 Reasons Pretty Boy Is Scared to Fight Pac-Man – Bleacher Report – bleacherreport.com 10/14/2011 Bleacher ReportPacquiao vs. Mayweather: 10 Reasons Pretty Boy Is Scared to Fight Pac-ManBleacher ReportMosley was five years older than Mayweather. Ortiz had never faced an elite opponent in his caree more… RSSdoodle by The Lessnau Lounge. Results

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TQBR Roundtable, Strong Luminous Plasma Ball Edition: Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Vs … – The Queensberry Rules – queensberry-rules.com 09/16/2011 TQBR Roundtable, Strong Luminous Plasma Ball Edition: Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Vs …The Queensberry RulesSo continues our marathon coverage of one of the biggest fights of 2011, Floyd Mayweather vs. Vic more… RSSdoodle by The Lessnau Lounge.

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The Great Mystery – How Many People Bought Mayweather-Ortiz? (blog) – boxinginsider.com 10/10/2011 The Great Mystery – How Many People Bought Mayweather-Ortiz?BoxingInsider.com (blog)If the Mayweather-Pacquiao talks ever become serious, it will give him a leg up with regard to getting more money more… Mayweather vs Pacquiao Update: An Interview with NSAC's Keith Kizer (blog) –

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AMIR KHAN: "I'LL GET THAT FIGHT BEFORE MANNY…MAYWEATHER HAS AGREED TO FIGHT ME" – Fight Hype – fighthype.com 10/05/2011 Fight HypeAMIR KHAN: "I'LL GET THAT FIGHT BEFORE MANNY…MAYWEATHER HAS AGREED TO FIGHT ME"Fight HypeThe Mayweather-Ortiz fight was more entertaining than usual for Floyd, but he took mo more… RSSdoodle by The Lessnau Lounge. Results provided

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Boxing Live Blog: Mayweather-Ortiz – Wall Street Journal (blog) – blogs.wsj.com 09/18/2011 Yahoo! Eurosport UKBoxing Live Blog: Mayweather-OrtizWall Street Journal (blog)From what I understand, Mayweather is guaranteed around $25 million, and Ortiz only a little over $2 million. (No wonder more… Age not just a number for Mayweather (blog) – cbc.ca 09/15/2011 CBC.ca (blog)Age not

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Mayweather – Ortiz Week After… by George Elsasser – BraggingRightsCorner – braggingrightscorner.com 09/25/2011 Bleacher ReportMayweather – Ortiz Week After… by George ElsasserBraggingRightsCornerNext up for sure, will be the push for a Mayweather- Pacquiao bonanza with both HBO and Showtime vying for the PPV more… RSSdoodle by The Lessnau Lounge. Results provided by Google News.

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Mayweather wants Merchant out – New York Post – nypost.com 09/24/2011 Bleacher ReportMayweather wants Merchant outNew York PostHe meant it too. The entire Mayweather-Ortiz fight and the postfight interview will be replayed tonight on HBO at 9:45 EDT. Don't be surpri more… RSSdoodle by The Lessnau Lounge. Results provided by Google News.

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Guerrero faces shoulder rehab, talks welterweight future – Crave Online (blog) – ringtv.craveonline.com 09/21/2011 ABC NewsGuerrero faces shoulder rehab, talks welterweight futureCrave Online (blog)RingTV.com: What are your thoughts on the ending of Mayweather-Ortiz? RG: Keep your hands up at all times. I think vi more… RSSdoodle by The Lessnau Lounge. Results provided by Google News.

Final Word re Mayweather-Ortiz: Here is exactly what referee Joe Cortez did that allowed the bizarre finish to happen

There is plenty of blame to go around for the bizarre and disappointing finish to the Mayweather-Ortiz fight. This morning I’ve been looking online for clear explanations of exactly what happened, and more importantly, exactly what the role of fight refereee Joe Cortez was in the debacle. While it is true that “protect yourself at

Koncz provides first insight into Pacquiao's Reaction to Mayweather-Ortiz

Manny Pacquiao’s advisor Michel Koncz emerged from a Manila Hotel where he watched the Mayweather-Ortiz fight with Manny Pacquiao and provided the first insight into Pacman’s reaction to the bizarre ending to the fight in which Mayweather sucker punched Ortiz while the latter was apologizing for head-butting Mayweather in the fourth round of the fight