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  1. Muhammad Ali's 'Fight of the Century' gloves on auction block aga...

    Dan Rafael

    The boxing gloves Muhammad Ali wore in the first fight of his famed trilogy with Joe Frazier, 1971's "Fight of the Century" heavyweight championship bout, are going up for auction again.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2014
  2. Which comebacks were most impressive?

    The Mag: Greater Athlete Comebacks?

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2014
  3. Former heavyweight boxing champion Jimmy Ellis, 74, dies

    Jimmy Ellis, a heavyweight champion who sparred with an up-and-coming Muhammad Ali and later fought some of the era's best boxers, died Tuesday. He was 74.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2014
  4. Ali wants Mayweather-Pacquiao

    Dan Rafael

    When Muhammad Ali was heavyweight champ, there was no top contender he wouldn't fight. In fact, Ali probably has the deepest resume of any heavyweight champion in history. His greatest rival, of course, was Joe Frazier, a champion in his own right...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  5. Collins: The polarization of boxing

    Nigel Collins

    In a world where extremism is celebrated and working together is considered a weakness, can we really expect boxing to be the exception?

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2014
  6. Cleveland Browns general manager Ray Farmer discusses top draft p...

    Pat McManamon

    General manager Ray Farmer did his best impression of Muhammad Ali on Monday, bobbing and weaving his way through numerous questions about the Cleveland Browns' draft plans.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2014
  7. Duke freshman Jabari Parker's Mag Minute ESPN The Magazine

    Theresa Manahan

    In ESPN The Magazine, Theresa Manahan talks to Jabari Parker about his perfect day, his favorite movies and his idol, Muhammad Ali.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2014
  8. Muhammad Ali's gloves used in first Sonny Liston fight sell at au...

    Dan Rafael

    The boxing gloves that Muhammad Ali wore when he won the world heavyweight championship for the first time sold at auction for $836,500 on Saturday night.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2014
  9. 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
  10. Photo: Legendary Colombian keeper Rene Higuita shares his water w...

    Chris Wright

    Forget Muhammad Ali towering over Sonny Liston in '65, Bobby Moore being carried around Wembley with the Jules Rimet trophy in '66 or even Zinedine Zidane head-butting Marco Materazzi in the breastbone in '06; we're going to go ahead and suggest that...

    Blog | January 24, 2014
  11. Photo: Rene Higuita shares his water with a golden eagle

    Chris Wright

    Forget Muhammad Ali towering over Sonny Liston in '65, Bobby Moore being carried around Wembley with the Jules Rimet trophy in '66 or even Zinedine Zidane head-butting Marco Materazzi in the breastbone in '06; we're going to go ahead and suggest that...

    Blog | January 24, 2014
  12. Sherman says Ali is his inspiration

    Terry Blount

    RENTON, Wash. -- Richard Sherman has said many times that one of his heroes is Muhammad Ali. After his recent braggadocios rant Sunday, some people have compared Sherman to Ali's bravado in his heyday. But Sherman sees Ali in a much more seriou...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  13. Happy Birthday, Champ!

    espnW

    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
  14. Bolts bob and weave, suffocate Bengals

    Eric D. Williams

    CINCINNATI -- According to Mike McCoy, the San Diego Chargers executed the rope-a-dope Muhammad Ali made famous on the Cincinnati Bengals. "A lot of times teams lose the game rather than win it," the San Diego coach said of the Chargers' 27-10 vic...

    Blog | January 05, 2014
  15. 12 Days: Mayweather-Pacquiao

    Dan Rafael

    In the spirit of the holidays, ESPN is celebrating the season with our own "12 Days" wish list of the fights we want to see most, regardless of promotional or other entanglements. Keep checking back in the coming days to see new fights revealed, disc...

    Blog | December 27, 2013
  16. The day Merchant met Mandela

    Dan Rafael

    As a sports columnist, author and broadcaster, Larry Merchant has spent the better part of 60 years conducting interviews with a who's who of boxing luminaries, not to mention all of the other famous figures he dealt with during his newspaper days. ...

    Blog | December 06, 2013