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Through The Years With Ali
Out of Louisville he came, to become champion of the world—twice. Now Ali, whose worldwide celebrity may be unequaled in modern times, is near the end of his boxing career, and if no longer the greatest, he is still the best. He has quit, unquit and requit, the prerogative of the aging genius—and the signal for a shuffle down memory lane. Here is a sampling of his life and times.
Books Deflating the myth of Muhammad Ali by recounting his rivalry with Joe Frazier
Ghosts of Manilaby Mark Kram/HarperCollins, $25 By now Muhammad Ali has become an inescapable part of ourhistory, an ideological scamp ...
Facing Facts about Ali
He was not the greatest at knowing when to quit, nor were fans who blithely cheered him on
THE OLD LION EYES LEON
If there is one certainty about the second world heavyweight championship fight between Leon Spinks and Muhammad Ali next Friday night in ...
Holmes Really Had a Spoonful
Larry Holmes (left) is talking about hanging 'em up after unheralded Tim Witherspoon just missed taking away his WBC heavyweight championship
ALL SET TO SLAM IN THE RUBBER MATCH
The Muhammad Ali-Ken Norton title fight is not one of those moments. This may be a risky assumption, doubly so when you add that Ali will ...
Homage from a Homeboy
A contemporary from Louisville reflects on all that he and 50-year-old Muhammad Ali share
Fast track to...where?
Performances at two big indoor meets were overshadowed by Olympic turmoil
SPORT'S $5 MILLION PAYDAY
"I'm trying to stage the Normandy invasion" is how Perenchio describes the situation, but as his promotion of the Muhammad Ali-Joe Frazier ...