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Sportswriter's Apology
Max Schmeling's 1936 victory over Joe Louis caught at least one reporter by surprise.

As Good As His Word
Joe Louis' hometown newspaper detailed the boxer's 1938 revenge against Schmeling.

Joe Louis Tribute
Red Smith eulogized Joe Louis in the New York Times in 1981.

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