Boxing fan and filmmaker combines his two passions in ‘Road to the Pros’
Jul10

Boxing fan and filmmaker combines his two passions in ‘Road to the Pros’

ST. LOUIS – Before the marriage between boxing and HBO, boxing fans could watch their favorite fighters on regular network television. It was during that era that lifetime boxing fan, promoter and filmmaker Earl McWilliams Jr. developed his love for boxing. He calls that time “the good ole days.” Watching the likes of Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Leonard on television was a family tradition passed on from his father.  Today, one...

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Teddy Willingham:  From gang member, to activist, to author
Jun19

Teddy Willingham: From gang member, to activist, to author

ST. LOUIS – In the eighteen years since Eugene “Teddy” Willingham has been out of prison, he has become a man on a mission – but he will be quick to tell you it is not his mission. “God can use everybody,” Willingham says, describing his approach to life and his work ethic as all part of a larger mission. In his recent book “From the Streets to the Throne,” Willingham writes, “If sharing my story will help change...

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