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The Norwich Gazette
World champion helps local shooters get on targetshe said. "I believe seriously in one-on-one (interaction)." Introduced to tra
World champion helps local shooters get on target
The Norwich Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
she said. "I believe seriously in one-on-one (interaction)." Introduced to trap shooting when she was 12 by her father, Floyd Nattras, who finished 12th in the sport at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, in 1964, Susan Nattrass started competing... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Gainey-SwistThe bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Floyd Gainey of Wilmington. S
Gainey-Swist
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Floyd Gainey of Wilmington. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Richard Carpenter Andrews Sr. of Wilmington, and the late Mr. Richard Carpenter Andrews Sr. and Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Eugene Gainey Sr. The... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
How boxer Muhammad Ali became a champion for Muslims in Americaby the power of Allah. "I am the resurrection. I am the prophet," he declared i
How boxer Muhammad Ali became a champion for Muslims in America
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
by the power of Allah. "I am the resurrection. I am the prophet," he declared in 1963. Listening to Elijah Muhammad and Malcolm X preach about black superiority and the power of Allah's true believers affirmed what he had always thought about... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Beaver Local High SchoolBraslawsce, Ireland Connor, Mary Quinn Cook, Addison Guildoo, Alexia Harding, V
Beaver Local High School
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 9 days ago
Braslawsce, Ireland Connor, Mary Quinn Cook, Addison Guildoo, Alexia Harding, Vincent Hoppel, Abigail Jackson, Katrina Malcolm, Kassandra Rogers Grade 10 - Jeremy Balmenti, Megan Buchheit, Luke Call, Carly Condes, Morgan Cox, Jordan... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
World reflects on the legacy, passing of Muhammad AliThe Root noted that when Ali first jointed the Nation of Islam he was known as
World reflects on the legacy, passing of Muhammad Ali
Louisiana Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
The Root noted that when Ali first jointed the Nation of Islam he was known as “Cassius X.” But after his friend and mentor Malcolm X parted ways with the Nation of Islam and the Hon. Elijah Muhammad, Cassius X took on a new name that demonstrated... Read more
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Hunts Post
Deep Purple keyboard player Don Airey will peform at charity gigevening will be headlined by Don Airey & Friends and will see support from Fres
Deep Purple keyboard player Don Airey will peform at charity gig
Hunts Post / Posted 10 days ago
evening will be headlined by Don Airey & Friends and will see support from Fresh Cream - a band led by Jack Bruce’s son Malcolm and includes Will Johns, nephew of Eric Clapton. The bill will be completed by Suffolk based folk band The Broadside... Read more
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NFL.com
Which players could sign mega-deals this summer?extensions to take care of on defense this offseason or before free agency hits
Which players could sign mega-deals this summer?
NFL.com / Posted 10 days ago
extensions to take care of on defense this offseason or before free agency hits in 2017 (Dont'a Hightower, Jamie Collins, Malcolm Butler and Jabaal Sheard), but perhaps none more important than Collins. The third-round pick is a steal at the... Read more
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NFL.com
Who else could sign a mega-deal this summer?extensions to take care of on defense this offseason or before free agency hits
Who else could sign a mega-deal this summer?
NFL.com / Posted 11 days ago
extensions to take care of on defense this offseason or before free agency hits in 2017 (Dont'a Hightower, Jamie Collins, Malcolm Butler and Jabaal Sheard), but perhaps none more important than Collins. The third-round pick is a steal at the... Read more
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NFL.com
Who else would sign a mega deal this summer?extensions to take care of on defense this offseason or before free agency hits
Who else would sign a mega deal this summer?
NFL.com / Posted 11 days ago
extensions to take care of on defense this offseason or before free agency hits in 2017 (Dont'a Hightower, Jamie Collins, Malcolm Butler and Jabaal Sheard), but perhaps none more important than Collins. The third-round pick is a steal at the... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Scott's Thoughts: The passing of a great championthe nickname). All part of his shtick. But he had a mean streak, as evidenced i
Scott's Thoughts: The passing of a great champion
Comox Valley Record / Posted 11 days ago
the nickname). All part of his shtick. But he had a mean streak, as evidenced in drawn-out victories over Ernie Terrell and Floyd Patterson — who bore the brunt of their insults — and his taunting of Frazier, whose mouth could not match that of the... Read more
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The Christian Post
Alveda King Believes Muhammad Ali Is in Heaven Despite Conversion to IslamMuhammad Ali waves to the crowd after being introduced before the fight between
Alveda King Believes Muhammad Ali Is in Heaven Despite Conversion to Islam
The Christian Post / Posted 12 days ago
Muhammad Ali waves to the crowd after being introduced before the fight between Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Shane Mosley. Alveda King, the niece of Martin Luther King Jr. and former member of the Georgia House of Representatives, believes she will see... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Johnson: Muhammad Ali a true Americanserved to him in a downtown restaurant. Still as Cassius Clay, he announced hi
Johnson: Muhammad Ali a true American
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 13 days ago
served to him in a downtown restaurant. Still as Cassius Clay, he announced his membership in the Nation of Islam with Malcolm X at his side the morning after the ’64 Liston bout. He unapologetically told reporters, “I don’t have to be what you... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Ali's Odd, Innovative and Important Tumble into the World of Wrestlingwas very embarrassed by my chin and I went to a plastic surgeon to have it chan
Ali's Odd, Innovative and Important Tumble into the World of Wrestling
Bleacher Report / Posted 14 days ago
was very embarrassed by my chin and I went to a plastic surgeon to have it changed," Inoki told the New York Times' Andrew Malcolm. "He said it would be a good trademark. So I kept it. And he was right." Fight promoters battled rumors and innuendo... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Muhammad Ali was America': The best quotes from boxing great's memorial servicein an emotive memorial service in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky on Satur
'Muhammad Ali was America': The best quotes from boxing great's memorial service
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 14 days ago
in an emotive memorial service in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky on Saturday. Photo: Muhammad Ali encourages Floyd Patterson during Patterson's world heavyweight fight against Sonny Liston in New York City, July 1963. Liston won but... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Muhammad Ali & Houstondefied the powers and orders of whites, particularly those in power. The verbal
Muhammad Ali & Houston
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 15 days ago
defied the powers and orders of whites, particularly those in power. The verbal beatdowns encouraged from former mentor Malcolm X and N.O.I. leader Elijah Muhammad found their sharpest blows delivered against the United States government, all in... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Henry Louis Gates: How Muhammed Ali earned a place in black poetic traditionwith his change of religion, his change of name and then his stance against the
Henry Louis Gates: How Muhammed Ali earned a place in black poetic tradition
Dallas Morning News / Posted 15 days ago
with his change of religion, his change of name and then his stance against the war. Two of our greatest athletes, Floyd Patterson and Jackie Robinson, denounced Ali; Patterson for changing his name and religion; Robinson for his anti-war... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Muhammad Ali - King of the WorldListon had the largest fists of any heavyweight champion, and had used savage j
Muhammad Ali - King of the World
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Liston had the largest fists of any heavyweight champion, and had used savage jabs to defeat the reigning world champion, Floyd Patterson, in one round in 1962. Ali called Liston a "big ugly bear" and predicted he would knock him out in the... Read more
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ABC News
OPINION: We Respect Muhammad Ali's Faith in Theory, But Do We in Practice?didn’t march with King, everyone wasn’t this respectful of Islam -- be it the N
OPINION: We Respect Muhammad Ali's Faith in Theory, But Do We in Practice?
ABC News / Posted 15 days ago
didn’t march with King, everyone wasn’t this respectful of Islam -- be it the NOI or the Sunni branch, which is what Malcolm X migrated to before he was assassinated. Ali’s verbal attacks against his black opponents were not solely based on... Read more
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Evening Standard
Final farewell to 'the greatest' as Muhammad Ali funeral to take placeknocked out in the third round R. McPhedran/Express/Getty Images Cassius Clay
Final farewell to 'the greatest' as Muhammad Ali funeral to take place
Evening Standard / Posted 15 days ago
knocked out in the third round R. McPhedran/Express/Getty Images Cassius Clay (now Muhammad Ali) spars with challenger Floyd Patterson during the World Heavyweight Championship fight on 25 November 1965. Clay won the fight with a technical... Read more
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J Weekly
From the J. archivestudy.” Al Baum, like other Jewish kids growing up in Chicago in the 1940s, as
From the J. archive
J Weekly / Posted 16 days ago
study.” Al Baum, like other Jewish kids growing up in Chicago in the 1940s, aspired to “the gentlemen’s profession.” And Malcolm Kushner internalized his mother’s feelings that “going to law school can’t hurt, it’s something to fall back... Read more
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Crosscut
How the Columbia River Gorge was savedultimate power position. The Senate Energy Committee was chaired by conservativ
How the Columbia River Gorge was saved
Crosscut / Posted 17 days ago
ultimate power position. The Senate Energy Committee was chaired by conservative Sen. James McClure of Idaho, with Sen. Malcolm Wallop of Wyoming an ally. Hatfield and Evans fought for the Gorge — Evans did most of the drafting, Hatfield the... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
From millions of words, five must-read tributes to Muhammad Aliand comic, a preacher and politician. He left his mother’s Baptist church for t
From millions of words, five must-read tributes to Muhammad Ali
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 17 days ago
and comic, a preacher and politician. He left his mother’s Baptist church for the Nation of Islam, where he walked with Malcolm X. He faced down the U.S. government when it wanted him in prison for refusing induction into its army. Long reviled... Read more
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Evening Standard
Lennox Lewis and Will Smith to carry Muhammad Ali's casket at funeralPresident Recep Tayyip Erdogan and King Abdullah II of Jordan are expected to a
Lennox Lewis and Will Smith to carry Muhammad Ali's casket at funeral
Evening Standard / Posted 18 days ago
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and King Abdullah II of Jordan are expected to address the service at the KFC Yum! Centre. Malcolm X's daughter Attalah Shabazz, Ali's wife Lonnie Ali, his eldest daughter Maryum and American actor Billy Crystal are... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Get Used To Me': The Defiant Courage of Muhammad Ali – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethicsflaws. He was one of the greatest symbols of black pride, and yet, as Arthur As
'Get Used To Me': The Defiant Courage of Muhammad Ali – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 18 days ago
flaws. He was one of the greatest symbols of black pride, and yet, as Arthur Ashe said of his run-ins with Sonny Liston and Floyd Paterson, "No black athlete had ever spoken so disparagingly to another black athlete." He was proud of his... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Mark Drought: A superlative departedmix of saint and sinner. He was a bad husband, and sometimes a bad winner who t
Mark Drought: A superlative departed
Stamford Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
mix of saint and sinner. He was a bad husband, and sometimes a bad winner who tortured outclassed opponents, such as Floyd Patterson and Ernie Terrell. But he also declined to punch an overweight Buster Mathis, because “I gotta look good to... Read more
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The Washington Times
ARMSTRONG WILLIAMS: Muhammad Ali a champion fighter inside and outside the boxing ringcash with his fists. His early wins — decisive upsets against mountainous heavy
ARMSTRONG WILLIAMS: Muhammad Ali a champion fighter inside and outside the boxing ring
The Washington Times / Posted 19 days ago
cash with his fists. His early wins — decisive upsets against mountainous heavyweight champions including Sonny Liston and Floyd Patterson — marked him as a bad boy of the sport, with bloodthirsty sellout crowds assembling in hopes of seeing... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Muhammad Ali was naked when we metby the fighter formerly known as Cassius Clay and his feats of fisticuffs again
Muhammad Ali was naked when we met
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 19 days ago
by the fighter formerly known as Cassius Clay and his feats of fisticuffs against the legendary likes of Sonny Liston, Floyd Patterson, Joe Frazier and pre-barbecue George Foreman. And I was intrigued by his magnetic media manipulations.... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Muhammad Ali: Black and proud as he shook up the worldwho gave Ali his name as part of a successful effort to pry the young champion
Muhammad Ali: Black and proud as he shook up the world
Irish Examiner / Posted 19 days ago
who gave Ali his name as part of a successful effort to pry the young champion from the grips of his most important mentor, Malcolm X. Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X were, like the title of the recent electrifying history of their friendship, Blood... Read more
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Aljazeera
How Muhammad Ali influenced the Civil Rights Movementrights organisation and leader at one time or another praised Ali and defended
How Muhammad Ali influenced the Civil Rights Movement
Aljazeera / Posted 20 days ago
rights organisation and leader at one time or another praised Ali and defended his decision to resist the Vietnam War. Malcolm X, Martin Luther King Jr and Muhammad AliThe Southern Christian Leadership Conference's (SCLC) James Bevel rated him... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Muhammad Ali: A fighter who knocked out the status quohigh school and knew that it was perceived as having a radical, separatist agen
Muhammad Ali: A fighter who knocked out the status quo
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 20 days ago
high school and knew that it was perceived as having a radical, separatist agenda. His public stance — in the company of Malcolm X and Elijah Muhammad — created a rift in his family and polarized fans. Moderate blacks believed the Nation of... Read more
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Herald Sun
Muhammad Ali: The greatest of all timethe toughest boxers in the world — among them Sonny Liston, George Foreman, Joe
Muhammad Ali: The greatest of all time
Herald Sun / Posted 20 days ago
the toughest boxers in the world — among them Sonny Liston, George Foreman, Joe Frazier, Ken Norton, Joe Bugner, Ron Lyle, Floyd Patterson and Oscar Bonavena; his speed and footwork making his fights more ballet than ballistics. His fists were... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Muhammad Ali was no one's puppet in a world of sporting pygmies... that's what made him The Greatestof Islam, a disciple of its leader, Elijah Muhammad, and for some time a close
Muhammad Ali was no one's puppet in a world of sporting pygmies... that's what made him The Greatest
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 days ago
of Islam, a disciple of its leader, Elijah Muhammad, and for some time a close friend of the Nation's firebrand preacher, Malcolm X, he was distrusted not just by white America but by elements of the African-American community, too. Ali did not... Read more
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Reuters
What made Muhammad Ali ‘unforgivably' blackwho gave Ali his name as part of a successful effort to pry the young champion
What made Muhammad Ali ‘unforgivably' black
Reuters / Posted 20 days ago
who gave Ali his name as part of a successful effort to pry the young champion from the grips of his most important mentor, Malcolm X. Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X were, like the title of the recent electrifying history of their friendship, Blood... Read more
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New York Magazine
Muhammad Ali's Life in Poetry, Activism, and Trash Talkthe only boxer Ali called an “Uncle Tom,” either. Ali used the same slur, among
Muhammad Ali's Life in Poetry, Activism, and Trash Talk
New York Magazine / Posted 20 days ago
the only boxer Ali called an “Uncle Tom,” either. Ali used the same slur, among others, in 1965 against boxing opponent Floyd Patterson, who was also a civil rights activist, but as this Sports on Earth interview gets into, it was likely just a... Read more
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ESPN
Robert Lipsyte: Ali & Me (1964-66)him, couldn't relate, didn't have the access and the chops to hang out with him
Robert Lipsyte: Ali & Me (1964-66)
ESPN / Posted 21 days ago
him, couldn't relate, didn't have the access and the chops to hang out with him in hotel rooms and mosques, to interview Malcolm X, to sit all day with the Honorable Elijah Muhammad, head of the Nation of Islam who changed Cassius Marcellus Clay... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Legendary boxing great Muhammad Ali dies at 74high school and knew that it was perceived as having a radical separatist agend
Legendary boxing great Muhammad Ali dies at 74
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 21 days ago
high school and knew that it was perceived as having a radical separatist agenda. His public stance - in the company of Malcolm X and Elijah Muhammad - created a rift in his family and polarized fans. Moderate blacks believed the Nation of... Read more
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The Hindu
A tribute to Muhammad Ali by Suhrith Parthasarathy: Floating like a butterflytouching decision Remnick, now the editor of The New Yorker, goes on to describ
A tribute to Muhammad Ali by Suhrith Parthasarathy: Floating like a butterfly
The Hindu / Posted 21 days ago
touching decision Remnick, now the editor of The New Yorker, goes on to describe in dazzling detail Ali’s fights with Floyd Patterson and Sonny Liston, the two champions who preceded him. He also records Ali’s movement towards the Nation of... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
The life and times of Muhammad AliClark will fall in two." Clay hears Elijah Muhammad speak for the first time.
The life and times of Muhammad Ali
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 21 days ago
Clark will fall in two." Clay hears Elijah Muhammad speak for the first time. He meets another Nation of Islam leader, Malcolm X, who becomes a friend and adviser. On March 9, the military draft board classifies Clay 1-A, meaning he is fit and... Read more
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Gulf News
Muhammad Ali: A titan of boxing and the 20th Centuryman, rumble." The Beatles, on their first American tour, were in town and show
Muhammad Ali: A titan of boxing and the 20th Century
Gulf News / Posted 21 days ago
man, rumble." The Beatles, on their first American tour, were in town and showed up for a photo op at Clay's training gym. Malcolm X, a leading minister for the Nation of Islam and a worrisome presence to many white Americans, was there, too, with... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
The life and times of Muhammad AliClark will fall in two." Clay hears Elijah Muhammad speak for the first time.
The life and times of Muhammad Ali
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 21 days ago
Clark will fall in two." Clay hears Elijah Muhammad speak for the first time. He meets another Nation of Islam leader, Malcolm X, who becomes a friend and adviser. On March 9, the military draft board classifies Clay 1-A, meaning he is fit and... Read more
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Slate
On His First Trip to Africa, Cassius Clay Became Muhammad Aliname” than his slave name. In America, he explained, too many blacks “disgracef
On His First Trip to Africa, Cassius Clay Became Muhammad Ali
Slate / Posted 21 days ago
name” than his slave name. In America, he explained, too many blacks “disgracefully bear the names of our masters.” Echoing Malcolm X, he suggested that if “Negroes” could not find justice in America, then they should migrate back to Africa. His... Read more
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KCEN-TV
The Life and Times of Muhammad AliClark will fall in two." Clay hears Elijah Muhammad speak for the first time.
The Life and Times of Muhammad Ali
KCEN-TV / Posted 21 days ago
Clark will fall in two." Clay hears Elijah Muhammad speak for the first time. He meets another Nation of Islam leader, Malcolm X, who becomes a friend and adviser. On March 9, the military draft board classifies Clay 1-A, meaning he is fit and... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Ali was a champion in and out of the boxing ringnicknames he slapped on his ring rubes, among them: "The Bear" (Sonny Liston),
Ali was a champion in and out of the boxing ring
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 21 days ago
nicknames he slapped on his ring rubes, among them: "The Bear" (Sonny Liston), "The Mummy" (Foreman) and "The Rabbit" (Floyd Patterson). "He brought psychological warfare (to boxing) before anybody knew what it was," former lightweight... Read more
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Canberra Times
Muhammad Ali's journey: Always the greatestlearnt that, twice. But for all of Ali's flash as the new champion, you learnt
Muhammad Ali's journey: Always the greatest
Canberra Times / Posted 21 days ago
learnt that, twice. But for all of Ali's flash as the new champion, you learnt that he could be cruel when he tortured Floyd Patterson and taunted Ernie Terrell. And in 1967, with Ali surrounded by Black Muslim bodyguards in black suits and... Read more
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Adelaide Now
‘His spirit changed the world’for bringing the great sport of boxing to the masses. He captured the imaginati
‘His spirit changed the world’
Adelaide Now / Posted 21 days ago
for bringing the great sport of boxing to the masses. He captured the imagination of everyone #sadday.” American Floyd Mayweather — who has dominated boxing in the modern era to boast a stunning 49-0 record — also credited Ali with paving... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Muhammad Ali: The greatest of all timethe toughest boxers in the world — among them Sonny Liston, George Foreman, Joe
Muhammad Ali: The greatest of all time
Adelaide Now / Posted 21 days ago
the toughest boxers in the world — among them Sonny Liston, George Foreman, Joe Frazier, Ken Norton, Joe Bugner, Ron Lyle, Floyd Patterson and Oscar Bonavena; his speed and footwork making his fights more ballet than ballistics. His fists were... Read more
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Herald Sun
‘His spirit changed the world’for bringing the great sport of boxing to the masses. He captured the imaginati
‘His spirit changed the world’
Herald Sun / Posted 21 days ago
for bringing the great sport of boxing to the masses. He captured the imagination of everyone #sadday.” American Floyd Mayweather — who has dominated boxing in the modern era to boast a stunning 49-0 record — also credited Ali with paving... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Appreciation: Muhammad Ali was a champion in and out of the boxing ringnicknames he slapped on his ring rubes, among them: "The Bear" (Sonny Liston),
Appreciation: Muhammad Ali was a champion in and out of the boxing ring
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 21 days ago
nicknames he slapped on his ring rubes, among them: "The Bear" (Sonny Liston), "The Mummy" (Foreman) and "The Rabbit" (Floyd Patterson). "He brought psychological warfare (to boxing) before anybody knew what it was," former lightweight... Read more
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Rappler
FLASHBACK: Historic first Liston fight gave birth to Ali legendin rhyme – before facing them in the ring. Liston was 31 and had 36 fights und
FLASHBACK: Historic first Liston fight gave birth to Ali legend
Rappler / Posted 21 days ago
in rhyme – before facing them in the ring. Liston was 31 and had 36 fights under his belt, including a victory against Floyd Patterson, who like Sugar Ray Robinson and Joe Louis was highly regarded by the sport's fans. Fans disliked both Clay... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Muhammad Ali: The greatest of all timethe toughest boxers in the world — among them Sonny Liston, George Foreman, Joe
Muhammad Ali: The greatest of all time
The Courier Mail / Posted 21 days ago
the toughest boxers in the world — among them Sonny Liston, George Foreman, Joe Frazier, Ken Norton, Joe Bugner, Ron Lyle, Floyd Patterson and Oscar Bonavena; his speed and footwork making his fights more ballet than ballistics. His fists were... Read more
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