The gloves Muhammad Ali wore to win his first world heavyweight boxing title have been put up for sale for the second time in 14 months, ESPN said, citing auction house Heritage.
By the late 1960s, Howard Cosell had, in effect, typecast himself out of the lower classes of the sports-casting realm. He had become too big for not-quite- important events and was relied on by ABC to score the momentous interview.
Angelo Dundee, the boxing trainer who ran Muhammad Ali’s corner from his professional debut as Cassius Clay through the epic bouts that made him a three-time heavyweight champion, has died. He was 90.
Roger Federer’s status as the top earner in tennis is safe, sponsorship consultants say, even after he slipped to his lowest ranking in more than a decade.
Joe Frazier, who used a pounding left hook to fight his way to boxing’s heavyweight title, then battled Muhammad Ali in three epic matches and in the court of public opinion, has died. He was 67.
The first man on the moon, the first U.S. woman in space and the first black Federal Reserve member were among the notable deaths in 2012.
“Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight,” Stephen Frears’s talky HBO dramatization of the boxing champ’s anti-draft legal battles, finds its liveliest moments in grainy snippets of archival news footage.
Ken Norton, the former world heavyweight boxing champion who rose to prominence when he broke Muhammad Ali’s jaw the first time they met in the ring, died yesterday. He was 70.
Authentic Brands Group LLC, a New York-based licensing company, acquired the Elvis Presley intellectual-property assets from Core Media Group Inc.
Muhammad Ali Enterprises LLC accused digital bookseller Kobo Inc. in a lawsuit of using the former boxer’s “Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee” slogan in an advertisement without permission.
"the laziest man in the world"
- Muhammad Ali on Sep 12, 2013