Muhammad Ali defeated Joe Frazier in a 14-round Philippines bout, “Saturday Night Live” debuted, two young Arkansas law professors named Bill and Hillary tied the knot and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s blue Corvette wasn’t long off the assembly line.
Hall of Fame player Julius Erving’s only National Basketball Association championship ring and the trunks Muhammad Ali wore in his first fight against Joe Frazier are among sports memorabilia being put up for auction.
Cain Velasquez, a tattooed mixed martial arts fighter, slams his elbow into the face of Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, opening an inch-long gash on the bridge of the 264-pound Brazilian’s nose. Blood sprays onto the Bud Light logo in the middle of the canvas mat.
LeRoy Neiman, the flamboyantly mustachioed painter whose vivid portraits of athletes and celebrities made him one of the best-known and most commercially successful American artists, has died. He was 91.