Basketball Hall of Fame center and TIME Magazine contributor Kareem Abdul-Jabbar explains what Muhammad Ali meant to him.
Muhammad Ali, dead at 74, compiled a 56-5 record in the ring, but that figure hardly does justice to a man who was as much a social justice fighter as he was a pugilist. We reflect on some of the icon's biggest wins, in and out of the ring. ...read more
Will Smith, who played Muhammad Ali on film before the icon's death at 74 in 2016, joined Sports Illustrated at the 2015 Sportsperson of the Year ceremony in New York to explain his special connection to the legend. ...read more
Reverend Al Sharpton explains why Muhammad Ali's message remains relevant today. ...read more
Former SI staff photographer Neil Leifer shares a story about taking photos of Muhammad Ali after a fight against Ken Norton. ...read more
Reverend Al Sharpton explains why he hopes Muhammad Ali's death alters how athletes and celebrities use their platform. ...read more
Former heavyweight champion George Foreman was emotional speaking about Muhammad Ali in 2015 at the Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Ceremony, a few months before Ali's 2016 death at 74. ...read more