George Garrett is a young man in the '60s, making his way through the world of the California Youth Authority with his two fists of fury, his wits and a secret.
In one of soccer's most legendary fairy tales, manager Harry Redknapp once plucked a hardcore fan from the crowd and put him to the test for West Ham United. What happens next made the fan a legend.
Mark Sayer knew that if he was going to prove himself as a Thai boxer, he'd have to fight in Thailand. Where in Thailand? That was another matter.
Our weekly puzzler for careful listeners: This week we have a series of hand-picked drum fills from Daniel Cundiff, percussionist for the band Eternal Summers. Hear the fill and match it to the song.
NHTSA probes 500K Ford cars for steering issues
Rose makes move with 2nd-round 68 at Scottish Open
Burberry investors revolt over CEO pay deal
The 50-year-old Asian elephant, named Phlai Khlao, was apparently poisoned before his tusks were hacked off. Thai authorities are questioning a suspect who is a former elephant handler.
Downside of low US mortgage rates? Less selling
NHTSA to investigate fatal truck tank explosion
Also: A child thought cured of HIV shows signs of infection; Iraqi Kurds suspend government participation; and a huge thermometer is lit in southern California.
Indian prime minister to meet Obama in September
Wife in Ga. hot car death case has attorney
Chrysler recalls 651,000 SUVs for mirror lights
Economists downgrade forecasts for US growth
The remarks by Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier follow fresh allegations of U.S. spying on Germany and Berlin's request that the top U.S. intelligence official in the country leave.