I know I bash Youngstown a lot.
There are some good things. Jones For Revival is one. Great band. Another is Kelly Pavlik, a tremendous fighter.
ESPN The Magazine has a great article about him, his love for Youngstown, and Youngstown's love for him.
It's a great read. Click here ... the best line, to me: When told by his friends to talk smack to build up a fight he says this: "Anytime a fighter talks crap, he's worried." That's so Youngstown. Do it, don't tell me about it.
Tim Keown's a hell of a writer.