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Flashback: Will Smith and Freddy Krueger Battle In Court

The <i>Nightmare on Elm Street</i> franchise reached the peak of its popularity in the summer of 1988. It had been less than four years since the original …

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50 Unforgettable Photos of Muhammad Ali

The greatest of all time.<p>Muhammad Ali, born Cassius Clay in 1942, was arguably the greatest boxer of all time. Ali passed away Saturday at the age of 74. Here we take a look back at some of the most powerful, memorable, fascinating photos of him ever captured.

The UFC’s Tribute To Muhammad Ali At UFC 199 Is Guaranteed To Give You Goosebumps

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali passed away on Friday and there has been no shortage of tributes to his greatness delivered by a wide variety of people, from family members to presidents to celebrities like Paul McCartney and JK Rowling. ESPN delivered an excellent 10-minute eulogy to Ali that …

President Obama and others pay tribute to “The Greatest”

As the world mourns boxing legend Muhammad Ali, social media has understandably exploded with tributes to the man, highlighting his societal impact …

Muhammad Ali: How world reacted to the boxer's death

<b>The world mourned the loss of one of the greatest sporting icons on Saturday.</b><p>Within seconds of the announcement of Muhammad Ali's death in the early hours of the morning, the boxer's name was trending on social media around the globe.<p>Presidents, politicians, musicians, athletes and celebrities paid …

Ali became world citizen but never forgot his hometown roots

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Muhammad Ali traveled the world as a fighter and humanitarian, but he always came home to Louisville.<p>His Kentucky hometown was …

Tributes pour in for boxing legend Muhammad Ali

Tributes from around the world have continued to pour in for boxing legend Muhammad Ali, following his death at the age of 74.<p>The former fighter died in hospital in Phoenix, Arizona after suffering from respiratory issues.<p>It has been confirmed the cause of death was ‘septic shock due to unspecified …

Boxing

Muhammad Ali’s final 12 months captured in poignant photos with family and friends

As the world mourns the loss of Muhammad Ali, photos shared on social media capture his final 12 months surrounded by family and friends.<p>Despite his deteriorating health and frailty, the boxing great’s famous sense of humour and fighting spirit is still evident in front of the camera.<p>The former …

Boxing

Will Smith Pays His Respects To Muhammad Ali With A Loving Facebook Tribute

The passing of Muhammad Ali has once again shaken our society by reminding us that everyone — even its most heralded heroes — are indeed very human and very mortal. While the public had been privy to the slow deterioration of Muhammad Ali from Parkinson’s Disease, he still made public appearances …

Bob Dylan Calls Muhammad Ali ‘The Most Excellent of Men’

If one thing has been clear after the passing of Muhammad Ali, it’s that he touched people from all walks of life. It’s certainly expected that many professional athletes looked up to Ali, but since his death, we’ve seen people such as J.K. Rowling, Paul McCartney, Paul Simon, Donald Trump, and …

Paul Simon

These Are the 15 Most Touching Celeb Tributes to Muhammad Ali

Boxing champion and humanitarian Muhammad Ali passed away last night at the age of 74, leaving a heart-sized hole in many around the world. Suffering from respiratory issues in addition to his longtime illness of Parkinson’s disease, the living legend left the world surrounded by his friends and …

David Beckham

'The Greatest Love of All' among songs inspired by Ali

NEW YORK (AP) — Before he was even heavyweight champion or had changed his name from Cassius Clay, Muhammad Ali was a force in the music world. He had befriended Sam Cooke and released an album featuring his comic poetry and a cover of the hit "Stand By Me." But starting in the mid-1960s, Ali …

Muhammad Ali: Sylvester Stallone honors the real Apollo Creed

<i>Creed</i> star Sylvester Stallone paid his respects to who he calls “the real Apollo Creed,” a.k.a. Muhammad Ali, in a series of Instagram posts …

Sylvester Stallone

Muhammad Ali's eldest daughter remembers her father

To the world,<p>Muhammad Aliwas the brash and buoyant heavyweight fighter bestowed with many monikers: the floating butterfly, the Louisville Lip, the Greatest.<p>To Maryum Ali, the eldest of the boxer's nine children, he was "all of the above," she said. But he was also a teacher, a spiritual guide. …

Michael J. Fox: How to honor Muhammad Ali

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Saturday morning, the world awoke to a reminder that even the most exalted of heroes does not win every fight.<p>There are stars, and then there are comets. Muhammad Ali was radiant; such a bright and fast light only rarely streaks across the sky. So it is odd to recollect that his …

Muhammad Ali: Funeral, prayer service open to public this week

<b>(CNN) —</b> For a man who preached inclusiveness and reached millions around the world, it's a fitting way to let his fans say goodbye.<p>Muhammad Ali's funeral and jenazah -- or Muslim funeral prayer service -- will be open to the public, his spokesman Bob Gunnell said.<p>And one of the venues will be the …

Boxing

Packed Mosque Welcomes Muhammad Ali Home to Louisville, Kentucky

Christians and Jews joined Muslims in mourning the death of Muhammad Ali at a packed mosque in the boxing legend's hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, on Sunday night, where he was remembered as an ambassador for all humanity.<p>Ali — the three-time world heavyweight boxing champion who grew up in …

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali's coffin arrives in his hometown of Louisville

The body of boxing legend Muhammad Ali has arrived in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, where his funeral will take place on Friday.<p>The 74-year-old's coffin was driven from Louisville airport into the city in a convoy.<p>The BBC's Laura Bicker reports.

Muhammad Ali's body returns home to Louisville

Muhammad Ali's body has been returned to his home town of Lousville, Kentucky where he will be buried later this week,<p>The casket, covered with a cloth inscribed in Arabic, arrived on a private plane from Scottsdale, Arizona where the former heavyweight champion died on Friday aged 74.<p>His wife …

Boxing

Ali's confidence, cockiness made him symbol of black pride

WASHINGTON (AP) — For Muhammad Ali, the idea of being a humble athlete — someone pre-packaged and palatable for white America — was never an option.<p>Instead, he demanded respect not only as a boxer but as a brash, unbought and unbossed black man and endeared himself to African-Americans as a symbol …

Thousands of bees swarm to Muhammad Ali ‘sting like a bee’ memorial

The Muhammad Ali Centre in Louisville, a museum close to Ali’s childhood home, has seen a number of visitors passing by in recent to pay their respects in recent days – including, fittingly, 15,000 bees, which have made their home next to a “Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee” mural.<p>"The …

Muhammad Ali

This new image-editing app is so good, I'm ditching Photoshop

Less than shocking news: The photo above isn't actually a museum-aged Kodacolor portrait of my grandfather. It's a digital picture of my friend Sean, who dropped by my headshot studio and was nice enough to lend his picture to this article.<p>The film-like texture, dust, and scratch marks are courtesy …

Evolution: Why do we have lips?

Human beings are unusual in that our mouths are surrounded by hypersensitive, easily-hurt pink tissue – why? Jason G Goldman investigates.<p>They kind of flap around on the front of your face, get dried out and chapped in the winter, and occasionally get caught up between your teeth and mistaken for …

The Michael Brown Fight Video Is The First Truly Awful Hoax Of 2015

The deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson and Eric Garner in Staten Island led to weeks of protests across the country and a revived discussion on race in America. Unfortunately, some folks are more interested in throwing gasoline on the fire and finding reasons why Michael Brown deserved what …

Michael Brown Video Goes Viral: Does Video Really Show Mike Brown Assaulting A Homeless Man?

The shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri set off a wave of protests and counter-protests, and now it appears to have sparked yet another …

Grand Juror in Michael Brown Case Wants Court to Remove Gag Order

A member of the grand jury that declined to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown last year in Ferguson, Missouri, sued in federal court on Monday for the right to talk about the case publicly.<p>The grand juror was represented by the American Civil …