World Championships & Jack Johnson
A World Championship(s) is the top achievement for any sport or contest. Jack Johnson is an American folk rock singer-songwriter, surfer and musician known for his work in the soft rock and acoustic genres. /5
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Samuel "Sam" E. Langford (March 4, 1883 – January 12, 1956) was a Black Canadian boxing standout of the early part of the 20th century. Called the "Greatest Fighter Nobody Knows," he was rated by The Ring on their list of "100 greatest punchers of all time." Langford was originally from Weymouth Falls, a small community in Nova Scotia, Canada. He was known as "The Boston Bonecrusher," "The Boston Terror," and his most infamous nickname, "The Boston Tar Baby." Langford stood 5 ft 6 1⁄2 in and weighed 185 lbs in his prime. He was denied a shot at many World Championships due to the color bar and by the refusal of Jack Johnson, the first African-American World Heavyweight Champion, to fight him. Langford was the World Colored Heavyweight Champion, a title vacated by Johnson after he won the World Championship, a record five times. Many boxing aficionados consider him the greatest boxer not to win a world title and one of the greatest boxers in the history of the sport. BoxRec ranks him as the 4th greate ...
Anchorage's Nate Thompson and former Tiger Joey Crabb, friends since they were kids according to the Daily News, helped Team USA beat Canada, 5-4 in OTat the World Championships in Helsinki, Finland. Thompson's third-period goal off a primary assist from Crabb gave the Americans a 4-3 lead before Duncan Keith tied it late for Canada. Defenseman and team Captain Jack Johnson scored his second goal of the game, 1:47 into extra time, to give the Americans the win. Thompson, the Tampa Bay Lightning center, is an alternate captain for Team USA. He and Crabb, the Toronto Maple Leafs winger, were both +1 today. Team USA, which beat France in its opener, 7-2, is 2-0 in the tournament and next faces Slovakia on Monday.
The NHLPA is appealing Raffi Torres' 25-game suspension. I hope the appeal falls through because Torres deserves all 25 games for all the dirty crap he does. Tomorrow is the start of the IIHF World Championships! I go for AMERICA and Canada. I gotta go for Canada for my Corey Perry. No Crosby however. And the captain of Team USA is my favorite defensemen Jack Johnson!
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson has been selected captain for Team USA at the 2012 World Championships, which begin Friday in Helsinki and Stockholm.
Jack Johnson has been named captain of for the World Championships. Jim Slater and Nate Thompson alternates.
Here's the press release on Jack Johnson being named Team USA captain for World Championships
Puck-rakers: D Jack Johnson named captain of Team USA for World Championships
Dispatch: D Jack Johnson will play for Team USA in World Championships; D Nikita Nikitin could dress for Russia
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