Sport: Boxing Boss

Having for a generation applied himself with resource and concentration worthy of a more respectable cause, last week Michael Strauss Jacobs finally emerged at the pinnacle of the prizefight business. No one in the business was at all surprised, for the man who taught the late Tex Rickard more than one trick of the trade has for years been climbing the ladder of his chosen profession like a Horatio Alger hero.

The penultimate Jacobs business triumph, which paved the way for his finally leasing the boxing rights at the great Madison Square Garden...

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