Emanuel Steward

This past year, these actors, musicians, and other notables departed from this earth. NewsOne remembers those we lost in 2012 here. Jimmy Castor: Pop and funkmeister bar none, Jimmy Castor was a saxophonist who could also sing.  As the leader of the famed ’70s funk group, The Jimmy Castor Bunch,” he released several successful albums […]

There are very few names in the boxing world that epitomize the greatness of the sport than Emanuel Steward. The legendary boxer died yesterday after battling an undisclosed illness. He was 68. Scroll down to watch one of Steward’s final interviews A trainer of dozens of world heavyweight champions, Steward was one of the few […]

Update: 4:36 p.m.: After much back and forth, the Detroit Free Press confirmed that legendary boxer Emanuel Steward did indeed die today. According to Steward’s sister Diane Steward-Jones, Steward died at 2:46 p.m. Detroit time at a Chicago-area hospital, after attempting to recover from surgery that was related to diverticulitis. Stewart told the Detroit Free […]