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Rumble in the Jungle: More than 40 years later

For many, the world heavyweight championship between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman is the most compelling sporting event of all time.

Muhammad Ali's Life in Photos

Muhammad Ali in training in Miami Florida, 1971.<br>John Shearer—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>1 of 10<p>Those who had the opportunity to watch …

Boxing

The 20 best moments that made Muhammad Ali The Greatest

1) Takes up boxing after his bike is stolen (1954)<p>If it wasn’t for the lure of free food, Muhammad Ali may never have boxed. As the 12-year-old Cassius Clay he pedalled on his red and white Schwinn bike to the Louisville Home Show, an exhibition for black businesses, for the free popcorn, hot dogs …

Boxing

Man of Many Words: A Look at Muhammad Ali's Most Memorable Quotes

To say Muhammad Ali, who died on Friday at the age of 74, had a way with words is something of an understatement.<p>His press conferences and interviews …

The Outsized Life of Muhammad Ali

What a loss to suffer, even if for years you knew it was coming. Muhammad Ali, who died Friday, in Phoenix, at the age of seventy-four, was the most fantastical American figure of his era, a self-invented character of such physical wit, political defiance, global fame, and sheer originality that no …

Boxing

Muhammad Ali: 30 best quotes from the Heavyweight Champion

Muhammad Ali, who has died aged 74, was never short of something to say during his illustrious career in boxing.<p>Here are 30 of his most memorable remarks:<p><i>"When will they ever have another fighter who writes poems, predicts rounds, beats everybody, makes people laugh, makes people cry, and is as</i> …

Muhammad Ali was the greatest, but his greatest fights took a lot out of him

We never really knew Muhammad Ali, because, in his heyday, he never stopped talking long enough to let us. Most likely, that was not by chance.<p>In life, he was "the greatest." He told us that for so long that we eventually just shrugged and accepted it. In death, and with the benefit of quiet …

Boxing

Muhammad Ali's final fight certainly not a pretty sight

<i>This is from an unfinished book, "Last Call,"</i> <i>that comprises recollections about the end of the careers of sports icons written in real time. This excerpt recalls Muhammad Ali's final fight in the Bahamas, where the author sat at ringside.</i><p><b>Dec. 12, 1981</b><p>NASSAU, Bahamas — In a scabby, cinder block …

Muhammad Ali Kept Coming Back, In and Out of the Ring

When Muhammad Ali was featured in TIME Magazine on Feb. 27, 1978, the cover bore the following words: <i>“The Greatest” Is Gone.</i><p>The fight that had …

Black History

Muhammad Ali: America’s First Muslim Hero

“A symbol of what it means to be unapologetically Black and Muslim in America.”<p>No community will miss Muhammad Ali more than Muslim Americans. Why do …

16 videos of Muhammad Ali's life outside of the ring

Muhammad Ali's fame came from inside the boxing ring, but his legend stretched outside the ropes.<p>Ali didn't reserve his potent stings for boxing …

Muhammad Ali was the greatest in one of sports’ most iconic photos, too

The photo is iconic, about as perfect as a photo can be. It depicts for all of time the moment at which Muhammad Ali became an athletic legend and, by snapping it, a photographer for Sports Illustrated solidified his status as one of sports’ great photojournalists.<p>It very nearly did not come to</i> …

Muhammad Ali remembered fondly for a life that transcended sport

Muhammad Ali, who died Friday night at the age of 74, was remembered for a life that far surpassed a championship boxing career.<p><i>[Muhammad Ali, boxing champion and global good-will ambassador, dies at 74]</i><p>The word “legend” is used frequently these days, but it’s an apt description for “The …

Beautiful, controversial, transcendent: Muhammad Ali dies at 74

The legendary heavyweight boxer and political and social activist was one of the greatest athletes and important figures of the 20th century.<p>PHOTOS: The legendary heavyweight boxer was one of the most important political, social and athletic figures of the 20th century.<p>Former heavyweight boxing …

The best knockouts of Muhammad Ali’s historic boxing career

Muhammad Ali, who died late Friday at age 74, helped put a face on Islam and black consciousness in America with a powerful personality that matched his athletic prowess. He was a master of self-expression and was among the first to grasp the power of hype and television. Along the way, became one …

Watch: Muhammad Ali's five best knockouts

Watch Muhammad Ali's five best knockouts of all time following the sad news of his death at the age of 74.

Muhammad Ali Dies at 74: Titan of Boxing and the 20th Century

Muhammad Ali, the three-time world heavyweight boxing champion who helped define his turbulent times as the most charismatic and controversial sports figure of the 20th century, died on Friday in a Phoenix-area hospital. He was 74.<p>His death was confirmed by Bob Gunnell, a family spokesman. The …

Boxing

Muhammad Ali: Simply the best

No heavyweight boxer before or after his career was as skilled, elegant and fleet of foot as Muhammad Ali in his prime. At first it was only him …

Boxing

Muhammad Ali: A Life in Pictures

Muhammad Ali In His Own Words: Six of His Best Quotes to Live By

In an age where sports fans want their heroes to be more than just athletes, nobody has a legacy like Muhammad Ali.<p>Any press conference or statement he released was must watch, must listen. His gift for gab left reporters salivating and admirers invigorated with the same energy with which he …

Boxing

Muhammad Ali: The man who changed his sport and his country

<b>During an era when African-Americans continued to be treated as second-class citizens, and those living in southern states were subject to an ugly and often brutal system of racial apartheid, few did more to nurture black pride than Muhammad Ali.</b><p>The Reverend Dr Martin Luther King Jr may have been …

“He stood for the world”: Muhammad Ali — “The Greatest” — is dead at age 74

<b>Muhammad Ali, photographed in 1963. (AP/John Lindsay)</b><p>“His boxing career is secondary to his contribution to the world,” said boxing promoter Bob Arum<p>The Associated Press<p>June 4, 2016 11:12am (UTC)<p>He was fast of fist and foot — and lip, too — a heavyweight champion who promised to shock the world and …

How To Cure A Migraine: Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

A migraine is not just a headache, which is what some people assume (and scoff at) when colleagues aren't able to come in to work because they are …

Migraines

Mars Food Tells Customers to Go Easy on the Pasta Sauce

Mars Food plans to label some of its Dolmio pasta sauces, macaroni cheese and other products as fit for consumption only once a week due to high levels of salt, sugar or fat.<p>The scheme is part of a larger initiative by the privately held U.S. food company to encourage healthier eating at a time …

Harper hits 1st slam, 100th HR; Nationals drop Braves to 0-9

WASHINGTON (AP) — After connecting for his first grand slam and 100th career home run, Bryce Harper is already thinking ahead to bigger milestones. …

Disney has 13 movies coming out in 2016 — here’s what you have to look forward to

The studio released its official list of movies planned for 2016.<p>Get ready for the first standalone "Star Wars" movie, two Marvel movies, and a few classic Disney animated pictures brought to life.<p>Keep reading to see what the Mouse House has in store.

Guns N’ Roses’ Videos, Ranked Worst to Best

17<p>‘Bad Apples’<p>One of Guns N' Roses' best songs is this overlooked gem, a catchy rocker buried towards the end of <i>Use Your Illusion I.</i> In 2009, 18 …

David Bowie

Congress Wants NASA To Create A Deep Space Habitat By 2018

The next big step towards sending humans to Mars<p>NASA may dream of sending humans to Mars in the coming decades, but the fact remains that nobody's really sure how we'll survive the journey or set up camp on the red planet.<p>The Orion spacecraft that will drive astronauts to Mars has a diameter that's …