Topic: Fidel Castro

June 21, 2012

After he won gold in Montreal in 1976, American promoters offered Cuban heavyweight Teófilo Stevenson five million dollars to turn pro and challenge Muhummad Ali. He refused.

He said of the offer, "What is one million dollars compared to the love of eight million Cubans?"

April 11, 2012

As manager of the Miami Marlins, Ozzie Guillen should have known that bringing up Fidel Castro would get him in trouble locally. But the national outrage seems intent on humiliating him for more than bad judgement without examining what may have been behind his comments.