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Unable to make U.S. team, Boxer chases Olympic dream with Haiti

By Kevin Iole RIO DE JANEIRO – He walked around the Olympic boxing center wearing red, white and blue, and spoke frequently, passionately, about making his country proud. “I want to do this for my country,” he said again and again and again. Richardson Hitchins is a 19-year-old from Brooklyn who believes he’s destined for greatness. He doesn’t put limits on himself, and though he’s eyeing an Olympic medal h ...

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Warrick Dunn Wants Us To Fight Gun Violence By Focusing On Family

By Thomas Lipe The shooting deaths of three police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, quickly brought back painful memories for former Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Warrick Dunn. Dunn grew up in Baton Rouge, where his mother was a police officer. During his senior of high school, she, too, was shot to death. Now, Dunn is calling for a focus on family and children as a way to fight gun violence. The for ...

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