Balaram Stack is a New (York) Surf Star
Wiry Long Island wave rider Balaram Stack fights for his spot in the lineup among the sport's elite.
Before he was boxing's greatest champion, Ali channeled the fears of African-American youth in the segregated South into a fierce energy, propelling himself to an easy world heavyweight championship title. Then, just as suddenly, he turned that prominence into a political stand, redefining what it meant to be a black athlete in America. This is his story.
For years ex-Bear Dave Duerson had a hand in turning down scores of disability claims of retired players – though he likely suffered from brain injuries himself. In February, 2011, he shot himself in the heart. Was it because he couldn't bear to admit his betrayal?
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