Emile Griffith, a stylish boxing champion shadowed by an opponent's death, dies at 75

  • by: DAVE SKRETTA , AP Sports Writer
  • Updated: July 23, 2013 - 5:40 PM

Inside the smaller theater at Madison Square Garden about five years ago, shortly before a world title fight, Emile Griffith was introduced one more time to the crowd. He rose shakily from his seat, waved ever so briefly and then sat down.

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