posted on Mar, 27 2004 @ 10:27 AM
Jack Mosley lasted longer than most of us. His son was 32 years old before Dad ceased to be cool.
Officially, it happened yesterday. In the wake of his bewildering loss to Winky Wright, "Sugar" Shane Mosley announced that he has fired his father
and begun the search for a new trainer. The former 154-pound champion has turned the old goat into a scapegoat.
"I am going to miss working with my father," Mosley said in a statement. "Together, we scaled many mountains, and I would never have had the success I
have had if he had not been there to guide and teach me every step of the way . . .
"However, the time has come for my father and I to sever our professional relationship so that I can try some new avenues designed to give my fans the
Sugar Shane Mosley they deserve."
Isn't that the way it always works? A man devotes his life to nurturing his offspring only to wake up one morning and learn that he's no longer