publication date: Monday, May 17, 2021 (part of Spring 2021)
clue: The longest reign as world heavyweight champion was by this Alabama-born boxer, who bombed his German opponent before WWII got underway.
explanation: Louis, nicknamed the Brown Bomber, famously defeated German boxer Max Schmeling in 1938. His reign as champion from 1937 until 1949 is the longest in the sport's history. more…