‘Dancing With the Stars’ Nearly Knocks Out Sugar Ray Leonard in First Elimination Show

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'Dancing With the Stars' Nearly Knocks Out Sugar Ray Leonard in First Elimination Show Boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard lost just three times in 40 professional bouts during his impressive career.

On Tuesday night, however, he was nearly knocked out in ABC’s Dancing With the Stars‘ first elimination show.

Leonard, whose birth name is Ray Charles Leonard (guess who his mother’s favorite singer was?), was on the chopping block along with someone named Mike Catherwood, who was sent packing.

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'Dancing With the Stars' Nearly Knocks Out Sugar Ray Leonard in First Elimination Show 'Dancing With the Stars' Nearly Knocks Out Sugar Ray Leonard in First Elimination Show

Quote of the day

“Someone said, obviously I can’t swear while I’m talking to you guys, but there was some stuff said that I’m not too happy about. If I ever find out who it was I’ll deal with it in my own way. There’s guys on their team that chirp a lot and stuff, but I don’t know if it’s right when somebody’s face is halfway across the other side of their face. But it’s a tough game and people have to live with their actions.”
Shawn Thornton, explaining to the Boston media why he tried to attack the Blackhawks bench after being cut above his right eye

Comment of the day

Couldn’t have put it any better myself.

“Looks to me like [Mark] Recchi still hasn’t lost it. Why retire? Age for him is just a number.”
–Scott Paul

Tweet of the day

Some Patriots fans are happy to hear that some players are getting together for offseason workouts. Others use it as a good platform to take a shot at the team’s ponytailed quarterback.

Video of the day

There are ski crashes, and then there are urban ski crashes by the elderly in a foreign country.

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