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  1. Muhammad Ali gloves from first heavyweight title fight for sale

    Darren Rovell

    A pair of gloves worn by Muhammad Ali in his first heavyweight championship fight have hit the auction block again.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2014
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  3. Happy Birthday, Champ!

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    Happy birthday, Muhammad Ali! The boxing legend and renowned social activist turns 72 today. Born Cassius Clay in Louisville, Ky., he rose to international fame after upsetting Sonny Liston for the heavyweight championship in 1964. Shortly after, he ...

    Blog | January 17, 2014
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  5. 'The Greatest' becomes a pro

    D'Arcy Maine

    On this day in 1960, Muhammad Ali -- then known as Cassius Clay -- made his professional boxing debut at age 18. After winning the gold medal in the light heavyweight division at the 1960 Olympics in Rome, Ali won a six-round decision over Tunney Hun...

    Blog | October 29, 2013
  6. Ali memorabilia sold at auction

    Dan Rafael

    When Muhammad Ali memorabilia hits the auction block, it typically draws strong interest and prices. That's no surprise given his global popularity and historic significance. If someone wants to spot me a ton of cash, I'd be happy to buy some of i...

    Blog | June 03, 2013
  7. Around the NFC West: Sherman, Jackson

    Mike Sando

    Richard Sherman and Steven Jackson rescued a slow Thursday in the NFC West. We'll deal with some of the fallout here. Around the NFC West: March 8, 2013 Arizona Cardinals McManaman: Options in free agency St. Louis Rams ...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  8. Two sets of Muhammad Ali gloves each fetch $385K at auction

    Dan Rafael

    Two sets of gloves worn by Muhammad Ali each sold for $385,848 in bidding that concluded Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | December 02, 2012
  9. Yearbook, Oct. 29: Ali's first pro win

    Patrick Dorsey

    Oct. 29, 1960: Fifty-two summers ago, a young boxer named Cassius Clay claimed the light heavyweight Olympic gold medal in Rome. Not long after, Ali turned pro -- and on this day that same year, the man who would be Muhammad Ali fought for the fir...

    Blog | October 29, 2012
  10. Bonnar can cash in with win over Silva

    Franklin McNeil

    Conventional wisdom suggests that Stephan Bonnar, who last fought in November 2011 and spent the past few months contemplating retirement, has nothing to lose against middleweight champion Anderson Silva at UFC 153. There's no title on the line, t...

    Blog | September 19, 2012
  11. Muhammad Ali's childhood home sold to investor

    A fan of Muhammad Ali has acquired an important piece of memorabilia: the boxing legend's boyhood home.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2012
  12. Muhammad Ali's childhood home in Kentucky up for sale

    A big piece of Louisville history is up for sale: the house where boxing great Muhammad Ali spent his boyhood.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2012
  13. 2012 London Olympics -- U.S. Claressa Shields advances to gold-me...

    U.S. middleweight Claressa Shields dominated Kazakhstan's Marina Volnova in the semifinals of the first Olympic women's boxing tournament Wednesday, earning a spot in the gold-medal bout against Russia's Nadezda Torlopova.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2012
  14. Muhammad Ali due in London for July 25 benefit

    A sports charity says boxing great Muhammad Ali will attend a London gala benefit in his honor two days before the Summer Olympics=

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2012
  15. Muhammad Ali's legendary trainer Angelo Dundee dies at 90

    Angelo Dundee, trainer of Muhammad Ali, has died.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2012
  16. Former heavyweight contender Henry Cooper dies at age 76

    Former heavyweight boxer Henry Cooper, one of Britain's most popular sportsmen who was best known for knocking down Muhammad Ali while he was still known as Cassius Clay, died Sunday. He was 76.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2011
  17. This Day in Sports: "Cassius X" becomes "Muhammad Ali"

    Getty Images "You will call me by my new name and you will like it!" March 6, 1964: Finding that the name "Cassius Clay" lacked "divine meaning," Elijah Muhammad, leader of the Nation of Islam, stated in a radio address that the new heavyweight ...

    Blog | March 06, 2010
  18. Bringing Black History Month alive with remembrances of Muhammad ...

    Jeff MacGregor

    The heroes of a childhood -- Muhammad Ali, Dr. Martin Luther King, John Coltrane and more -- live on in the memory of an adult as Black History Month comes alive.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2010