From Boxrec Boxing Encyclopaedia
Awards and Recognition
- 1988 Sam Taub Award - The Boxing Writers Association of America Excellence in Broadcasting Journalism Award
- 2009: Inductee into the World Boxing Hall of Fame (receiving the highest number of votes ever for a non-boxer inductee)
- 2009: World Boxing Hall of Fame's "Sugar Ray Robinson Award"
- 2012: International Boxing Hall of Fame Inductee