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Decline of Boxing
Decline of Boxing

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AIR DATE: October 4, 2011

The ghost sport is how Paul Beston describes boxing. Once the most prestigious professional sport in the United States, it has now fallen on hard times. The champions barely rate a mention these days - a far cry from the days when everyone knew about Jack Dempsey, Joe Louis and Muhammad Ali. So what happened? And can anything revive this fading part of American life?

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Paul Beston, associate editor, City Journal and author, "The Ghost Sport"

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