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Detroit Free Press
The NFL's 100 most important peopleis one of the toughest jobs in all of sports, NFL Players Association executive
The NFL's 100 most important people
Detroit Free Press / Posted 9 hours ago
is one of the toughest jobs in all of sports, NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith has navigated the union through uncertain – and often contentious – periods of labor relations. His most lasting achievement is the... Read more
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The New Yorker
How to Steal an Electionnot all a bamboozle, especially not this election. The White House is at stake,
How to Steal an Election
The New Yorker / Posted 10 hours ago
not all a bamboozle, especially not this election. The White House is at stake, and more, too: the state of the union. The worry, this time around, isn’t that the Conventions will be boring; it’s that they’ll be interesting,... Read more
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USA Today
The NFL's 100 most important peopleis one of the toughest jobs in all of sports, NFL Players Association executive
The NFL's 100 most important people
USA Today / Posted 19 hours ago
is one of the toughest jobs in all of sports, NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith has navigated the union through uncertain – and often contentious – periods of labor relations. His most lasting achievement is the... Read more
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San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Play It Forward June 27-July 3: Brexit is one thing; Andy Murray exiting Wimbledon early is anotheron its silver platter at this moment, and considering the rebellious nature of
Play It Forward June 27-July 3: Brexit is one thing; Andy Murray exiting Wimbledon early is another
San Gabriel Valley Tribune / Posted yesterday
on its silver platter at this moment, and considering the rebellious nature of this latest referendum to leave the European Union and become more independent doesn’t have an immediate impact on the purse available for this event. There are 28.1... Read more
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Long Beach Press-Telegram
Play It Forward June 27-July 3: Brexit is one thing; Andy Murray exiting Wimbledon early is anotheron its silver platter at this moment, and considering the rebellious nature of
Play It Forward June 27-July 3: Brexit is one thing; Andy Murray exiting Wimbledon early is another
Long Beach Press-Telegram / Posted yesterday
on its silver platter at this moment, and considering the rebellious nature of this latest referendum to leave the European Union and become more independent doesn’t have an immediate impact on the purse available for this event. There are 28.1... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Play It Forward June 27-July 3: Brexit is one thing; Andy Murray exiting Wimbledon early is anotheron its silver platter at this moment, and considering the rebellious nature of
Play It Forward June 27-July 3: Brexit is one thing; Andy Murray exiting Wimbledon early is another
Pasadena Star-News / Posted yesterday
on its silver platter at this moment, and considering the rebellious nature of this latest referendum to leave the European Union and become more independent doesn’t have an immediate impact on the purse available for this event. There are 28.1... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Play It Forward June 27-July 3: Brexit is one thing; Andy Murray exiting Wimbledon early is anotheron its silver platter at this moment, and considering the rebellious nature of
Play It Forward June 27-July 3: Brexit is one thing; Andy Murray exiting Wimbledon early is another
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted yesterday
on its silver platter at this moment, and considering the rebellious nature of this latest referendum to leave the European Union and become more independent doesn’t have an immediate impact on the purse available for this event. There are 28.1... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
Play It Forward June 27-July 3: Brexit is one thing; Andy Murray exiting Wimbledon early is anotheron its silver platter at this moment, and considering the rebellious nature of
Play It Forward June 27-July 3: Brexit is one thing; Andy Murray exiting Wimbledon early is another
San Bernardino Sun / Posted yesterday
on its silver platter at this moment, and considering the rebellious nature of this latest referendum to leave the European Union and become more independent doesn’t have an immediate impact on the purse available for this event. There are 28.1... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Looking Back on June 26at The Dalles Dam. “We’re trying to make as many contacts as we can,” said Jim
Looking Back on June 26
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
at The Dalles Dam. “We’re trying to make as many contacts as we can,” said Jim Nadeau, field day chairman. The Mid-Columbia Amateur Radio Club had three high-frequency radio stations operating between 3.5 and 30 megahertz on five bands around the... Read more
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FIFA
USA send out shockwavesWas a Miracle on Grass", the prestigious daily compared the win to the Miracle
USA send out shockwaves
FIFA / Posted 4 days ago
Was a Miracle on Grass", the prestigious daily compared the win to the Miracle on Ice, the famous victory recorded by its amateur ice-hockey players over the mighty Soviet Union at the 1980 Winter Olympics. Reporter George Vecsey ranked the 2-0... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
First Coast HappeningsStanton Alumni Gala, 10th annual reunion for alumni of Old Stanton, New Stanton
First Coast Happenings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 4 days ago
Stanton Alumni Gala, 10th annual reunion for alumni of Old Stanton, New Stanton and Stanton Vocational High School, Friday-Saturday, Prime Osborn Convention Center, 1000 Water St. (904) 764-8795 or email kwreddick@comcast.net. Jacksonville Women... Read more
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Daily Mail
Medals of war hero who flew through the Arc de Triomphe go up for salecountries Fowler once flew through the Arc de Triomphe as part of a drunken be
Medals of war hero who flew through the Arc de Triomphe go up for sale
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
countries Fowler once flew through the Arc de Triomphe as part of a drunken bet, and rode in the Grand National as an amateur twice The medals are set to fetch around £8,0000 when they go up for auction The extraordinary story of a daredevil... Read more
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Daily Mail
Russia is to publish data about secret US military spy satellitesspacecraft and debris it has been tracking in orbit around the planet. But unl
Russia is to publish data about secret US military spy satellites
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
spacecraft and debris it has been tracking in orbit around the planet. But unlike official lists published by the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), it has promised to include military satellites used by the United States and its... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Florida travel calendar for Julygalleries, plus great food courtesy of the St. Augustine Independent Restaurant
Florida travel calendar for July
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
galleries, plus great food courtesy of the St. Augustine Independent Restaurant Assn. Tours begin at Rembrandtz American Craft Gallery. St. Augustine Sightseeing Trains and Old Town Trolleys offer complimentary shuttle service to most... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Florida is next stop in Toby O'Brien's hockey journeygoes a long way in hockey. Look how far it’s taken Toby O’Brien. A Newport resi
Florida is next stop in Toby O'Brien's hockey journey
The Providence Journal / Posted 6 days ago
goes a long way in hockey. Look how far it’s taken Toby O’Brien. A Newport resident, O’Brien is the new co-director of amateur scouting for the Florida Panthers. While he’s been on the job since the NHL Scouting Combine in the first week of... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Nutley mother stands by son accused of Belleville murdermaterials, before eventually cutting the victim's hands free, according to poli
Nutley mother stands by son accused of Belleville murder
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 7 days ago
materials, before eventually cutting the victim's hands free, according to police. Cooley then allegedly fled toward Union and Belleville avenues. Fitzsimmons, who lived alone, regained consciousness about 10 a.m. the next day and went... Read more
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KECI Missoula
June 19with the second overall pick in the NBA Draft. A Landover, Maryland, native who
June 19
KECI Missoula / Posted 8 days ago
with the second overall pick in the NBA Draft. A Landover, Maryland, native who was a consensus pick for First Team All-American in 1986 and a two-time ACC Player of the Year, Bias was 22 when he died. 1984: Actor Paul Dano, best known for... Read more
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SecondsOut.com
Smith Jr: 'Now Everyone Knows Who I Am'him down a second time, and the bout was halted. Fonfara was unable to withstan
Smith Jr: 'Now Everyone Knows Who I Am'
SecondsOut.com / Posted 8 days ago
him down a second time, and the bout was halted. Fonfara was unable to withstand the barrage from the concrete fists of the Union 66 construction worker, and referee Hector Afu stopped the annihilation at 2:32 of the opening round. The end result:... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Protection for domestic violence victims among new lawsTitle Act. Sponsor: Rep. Tom Barrett, R-Potterville. PA 152-157: (HB 5017-5022
Protection for domestic violence victims among new laws
Detroit Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
Title Act. Sponsor: Rep. Tom Barrett, R-Potterville. PA 152-157: (HB 5017-5022) Make general amendments to the Credit Union Act. Sponsors: Rep. Anthony Forlini, R-Harrison Township; Peter Pettalia, R-Presque Isle; Paul Clemente, D-Lincoln... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Russia’s track-and-field team has been barred from the Olympics for dopinghas improved. The ban on Russia’s track team might remind seasoned sports fans
Russia’s track-and-field team has been barred from the Olympics for doping
Namibia Economist / Posted 10 days ago
has improved. The ban on Russia’s track team might remind seasoned sports fans of the 1984 Olympics, when the Soviet Union and other members of the Eastern bloc refused to compete in Los Angeles in retaliation for an American-led boycott of... Read more
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Baltimore Orioles
Father's Day Weekend Celebration Highlights Upcoming Orioles Homestandlibraries so that everyone can participate in today's digital culture. She woul
Father's Day Weekend Celebration Highlights Upcoming Orioles Homestand
Baltimore Orioles / Posted 10 days ago
libraries so that everyone can participate in today's digital culture. She would be the first woman and the first African American to hold the position if she is confirmed as Librarian of Congress. JUNE 18 - THOMAS GORDON; for receiving the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Death toll mounts for bicyclists on Boston's streetsto fixing the streets,” said Pete Stidman, who this week stepped down as execut
Death toll mounts for bicyclists on Boston's streets
Boston Globe / Posted 12 days ago
to fixing the streets,” said Pete Stidman, who this week stepped down as executive director of the Boston Cyclists Union. “And we need to do that.” Stidman said cities such as Cambridge have taken steps to slow vehicular traffic — steps... Read more
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ESPN
The one-and-done conundrumat the mouth about "fairness" and "profit," here's a handy guide to help you re
The one-and-done conundrum
ESPN / Posted 12 days ago
at the mouth about "fairness" and "profit," here's a handy guide to help you redefine the terms of the conversation. Amateurism -- An inviolable principle of the NCAA. It means that the people who play college sports -- the ones everyone pays... Read more
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KECI Missoula
June 16ended the year as the second-best selling album of 1978 after only the soundtra
June 16
KECI Missoula / Posted 12 days ago
ended the year as the second-best selling album of 1978 after only the soundtrack to "Saturday Night Fever." 1977: German-American engineer Wernher von Braun dies of pancreatic cancer at age 65 in Alexandria, Virginia. He was one of the leading... Read more
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Daily Mail
Vigils for victims of Orlando massacre continue:services across the country to remember those who died in America's deadliest m
Vigils for victims of Orlando massacre continue:
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
services across the country to remember those who died in America's deadliest mass shooting Thousands packed the Student Union of the University of Central Florida during a vigil at the campus The building is 16 miles from Pulse nightclub, where... Read more
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Daily Mail
Orlando shooter's 'fanatic' father wanted Allah to punish ex-followershave arrested him myself. 'I don't know why he did what he did. 'I'm as sad a
Orlando shooter's 'fanatic' father wanted Allah to punish ex-followers
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
have arrested him myself. 'I don't know why he did what he did. 'I'm as sad as the rest of the country. I hope all of my American brothers and sister heal faster, we show this doesn't happen in the United States'. Mateen added that if he had... Read more
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KERA North Texas
In Political Activism, Ali Pulled No Punches — And Paid A Heavy PriceEverywhere you turn in the world of sports, in seemingly every league, in amate
In Political Activism, Ali Pulled No Punches — And Paid A Heavy Price
KERA North Texas / Posted 17 days ago
Everywhere you turn in the world of sports, in seemingly every league, in amateur, college and professional ranks, you find athletes carrying the banner of some sort of political protest. But it started with Muhammad Ali. Today, there's LeBron... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
In Political Activism, Ali Pulled No Punches — And Paid A Heavy PriceEverywhere you turn in the world of sports, in seemingly every league, in amate
In Political Activism, Ali Pulled No Punches — And Paid A Heavy Price
KPBS San Diego / Posted 17 days ago
Everywhere you turn in the world of sports, in seemingly every league, in amateur, college and professional ranks, you find athletes carrying the banner of some sort of political protest. But it started with Muhammad Ali. Today, there's LeBron... Read more
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Houston Astros
Astros Make Two Selections in 2016 MLB Draft TonightAll-Big Ten Selection, and was named the Big Ten Tournament Most Outstanding Pl
Astros Make Two Selections in 2016 MLB Draft Tonight
Houston Astros / Posted 18 days ago
All-Big Ten Selection, and was named the Big Ten Tournament Most Outstanding Player in 2016. He also earned third-team All-American honors from Baseball America and Louisville Slugger. Dawson became the first Buckeye ever to have 40 doubles, 20... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Economic crisis pummels Venezuelan sport, hinders Olympics athletesa handful of well-worn arrows to his belt and trains for five hours on an empty
Economic crisis pummels Venezuelan sport, hinders Olympics athletes
Reuters Sports News / Posted 18 days ago
a handful of well-worn arrows to his belt and trains for five hours on an empty field, without a coach. It could be any amateur sportsman's routine. But Malave, 26, is a multiple national champion and one of Venezuela's first athletes to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Economic crisis pummels Venezuelan sport, hinders Olympics athletesa handful of well-worn arrows to his belt and trains for five hours on an empty
Economic crisis pummels Venezuelan sport, hinders Olympics athletes
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
a handful of well-worn arrows to his belt and trains for five hours on an empty field, without a coach. It could be any amateur sportsman's routine. But Malave, 26, is a multiple national champion and one of Venezuela's first athletes to... Read more
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The Star
Economic crisis pummels Venezuelan sport, hinders Olympics athletesa handful of well-worn arrows to his belt and trains for five hours on an empty
Economic crisis pummels Venezuelan sport, hinders Olympics athletes
The Star / Posted 19 days ago
a handful of well-worn arrows to his belt and trains for five hours on an empty field, without a coach. It could be any amateur sportsman's routine. But Malave, 26, is a multiple national champion and one of Venezuela's first athletes to... Read more
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The Wanderer
Paul Smith Kohoutleague. He graduated in 1956 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. Afte
Paul Smith Kohout
The Wanderer / Posted 19 days ago
league. He graduated in 1956 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. After graduation, Paul joined the Carpenters’ Union and worked for Bechtel, building forms for the Snell and Eisenhower Locks in New York and subsequently went to work as... Read more
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ESPN
Rugby, like NFL, has concussion concernsout from World Cup training," she replied. "So, yeah, that's my aim." Women's
Rugby, like NFL, has concussion concerns
ESPN / Posted 19 days ago
out from World Cup training," she replied. "So, yeah, that's my aim." Women's rugby in England, at that time, was an amateur pursuit. Members of the national team received a stipend to cover loss of earnings during the tournaments and... Read more
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Philboxing
Amir Khan Successfully Launches Pro Boxing In Pakistan � Inaugural Event Featuring British & Irish Boxers Raises 8 Million PKR For Charityto their beds for some much deserved sleep, BIBA CEO and Executive Vice Preside
Amir Khan Successfully Launches Pro Boxing In Pakistan � Inaugural Event Featuring British & Irish Boxers Raises 8 Million PKR For Charity
Philboxing / Posted 20 days ago
to their beds for some much deserved sleep, BIBA CEO and Executive Vice President Gianluca Di Caro and World Boxing Union (WBU) Super Flyweight World Champion Tasif Khan received their media itinerary for the coming days, which started just... Read more
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Philboxing
MUHAMMAD ALI "THE GREATEST" TRIVIA PART Iofficer advised him to learn how to box first. So he learned his first lesson i
MUHAMMAD ALI "THE GREATEST" TRIVIA PART I
Philboxing / Posted 21 days ago
officer advised him to learn how to box first. So he learned his first lesson in boxing from coach Joe E. Martin. As an amateur, he won six Kentucky Golden Gloves titles, two national Golden Gloves titles, an Amateur Athletic Union national... Read more
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Quartz
Africa meant a lot to Muhammad Ali—he meant even more to Africato Africans throughout and beyond his fighting career. Yet, Ali, born in Louis
Africa meant a lot to Muhammad Ali—he meant even more to Africa
Quartz / Posted 23 days ago
to Africans throughout and beyond his fighting career. Yet, Ali, born in Louisville, Kentucky and as steeped in American culture and mores as any man of his generation, had a connection with Africa that was deep, meaningful, long-term... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Boxing Greatest, Muhammad Ali, Loses to Death At 74abolitionist and politician of the same name. Ali later had a sister and four b
Boxing Greatest, Muhammad Ali, Loses to Death At 74
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
abolitionist and politician of the same name. Ali later had a sister and four brothers. A descendant of pre-Civil War era American slaves in the American South, predominantly of African-American descent, with Irish and English heritage, Ali's... Read more
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Canberra Times
Muhammad Ali: A timeline of greatnessbeat up a thief who had stolen his bike. 1959: Wins the Golden Gloves Tourname
Muhammad Ali: A timeline of greatness
Canberra Times / Posted 23 days ago
beat up a thief who had stolen his bike. 1959: Wins the Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions in Chicago and the national Amateur Athletic Union light-heavyweight title. 1960: Now 190cms tall with an equally sizeable ego beginning to emerge, the... Read more
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The Age
Muhammad Ali: A timeline of greatnessbeat up a thief who had stolen his bike. 1959: Wins the Golden Gloves Tourname
Muhammad Ali: A timeline of greatness
The Age / Posted 23 days ago
beat up a thief who had stolen his bike. 1959: Wins the Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions in Chicago and the national Amateur Athletic Union light-heavyweight title. 1960: Now 190cms tall with an equally sizeable ego beginning to emerge, the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Muhammad Ali: A timeline of greatnessbeat up a thief who had stolen his bike. 1959: Wins the Golden Gloves Tourname
Muhammad Ali: A timeline of greatness
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 23 days ago
beat up a thief who had stolen his bike. 1959: Wins the Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions in Chicago and the national Amateur Athletic Union light-heavyweight title. 1960: Now 190cms tall with an equally sizeable ego beginning to emerge, the... Read more
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examiner.com
Muhammad Ali dies at 74was going to "whup" the thief. The officer told him he had better learn how to
Muhammad Ali dies at 74
examiner.com / Posted 23 days ago
was going to "whup" the thief. The officer told him he had better learn how to box first. For the last four years of Clay's amateur career he was trained by boxing cutman Chuck Bodak. Clay made his amateur boxing debut in 1954, and went on to win... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Muhammad Ali beat bigots and became a legend both in and out of the ringOdessa Lee Clay It was courage that drove him to take on and beat not just Son
Muhammad Ali beat bigots and became a legend both in and out of the ring
Daily Mirror / Posted 23 days ago
Odessa Lee Clay It was courage that drove him to take on and beat not just Sonny Liston to become world champion , but the American boxing establishment, who loathed his loud, arrogant persona and a style of balletic boxing that broke all of their... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
The life and times of Muhammad Alithe first Louisvillian to win a title in the Golden Gloves Tournament of Champi
The life and times of Muhammad Ali
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 23 days ago
the first Louisvillian to win a title in the Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions in Chicago. He also wins the national Amateur Athletic Union light-heavyweight title — a feat he will repeat the following year. Clay graduates from Louisville... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Muhammad Ali: Boxing Legend, Activist and ‘The Greatest’ to a World of Fansin 1984, three years after he retired from a boxing career that began when a sk
Muhammad Ali: Boxing Legend, Activist and ‘The Greatest’ to a World of Fans
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 23 days ago
in 1984, three years after he retired from a boxing career that began when a skinny 12-year-old Louisville, Kentucky, amateur put on the gloves. He is survived by his nine children, including daughter Laila, who, like her father, became a... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
The life and times of Muhammad Alithe first Louisvillian to win a title in the Golden Gloves Tournament of Champi
The life and times of Muhammad Ali
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 23 days ago
the first Louisvillian to win a title in the Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions in Chicago. He also wins the national Amateur Athletic Union light-heavyweight title — a feat he will repeat the following year. Clay graduates from Louisville... Read more
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KCEN-TV
The Life and Times of Muhammad Alithe first Louisvillian to win a title in the Golden Gloves Tournament of Champi
The Life and Times of Muhammad Ali
KCEN-TV / Posted 24 days ago
the first Louisvillian to win a title in the Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions in Chicago. He also wins the national Amateur Athletic Union light-heavyweight title — a feat he will repeat the following year. Clay graduates from Louisville... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
The life and times of Muhammad Alithe first Louisvillian to win a title in the Golden Gloves Tournament of Champi
The life and times of Muhammad Ali
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 24 days ago
the first Louisvillian to win a title in the Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions in Chicago. He also wins the national Amateur Athletic Union light-heavyweight title — a feat he will repeat the following year. Clay graduates from Louisville... Read more
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Fortune
Muhammad Ali: Why He Matterseven if it did rhyme with “Thrilla” and “Manila.”) “Muhammad Ali was not just
Muhammad Ali: Why He Matters
Fortune / Posted 24 days ago
even if it did rhyme with “Thrilla” and “Manila.”) “Muhammad Ali was not just Muhammad Ali the greatest, the African-American pugilist; he belonged to everyone,” poet Maya Angelou wrote in the 2001 book Muhammad Ali: Through the Eyes of the... Read more
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International Business Times
Muhammad Ali obituary: 'The Greatest' dies aged 74 January 1942. Named after his father, he was the eldest of five brothers and on
Muhammad Ali obituary: 'The Greatest' dies aged 74
International Business Times / Posted 24 days ago
January 1942. Named after his father, he was the eldest of five brothers and one sister; he was brought up amid an African American middle-class family. Aged just 12 years old, Clay began his affiliation with boxing after having his bike stolen by... Read more
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