Muhammad Ali

How ‘Justice League’s’ Ray Fisher took on fan-favorite Cyborg as his first major movie role

The role of Cyborg in “Justice League” is Ray Fisher’s first performance in a major motion picture, but he does have experience playing legendary characters.<p>Before filming his first movie, Fisher was a theater actor, performing as the Duke of Burgundy in an Oregon Shakespeare Festival production of …

Entertainment

LeBron James: Colin Kaepernick ‘had a vision like Martin Luther King’

LeBron James is an avid football fan. He's now an even bigger Colin Kaepernick fan than the sport. Following the Cavaliers' practice on Sunday, James …

Colin Kaepernick

Tag Heuer: A tribute to Muhammad Ali

I first met Muhammad Ali in 1970 at Deer Lake. He didn't have a camp there then, but was in the process of building it. I went up there to meet with …

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LeBron James has always been an ardent football fan, and many suspect he’d make a great NFL player himself if he ever decided to switch sports. It …

Liberal View

Fall Out Boy Shout Out Colin Kaepernick and Muhammad Ali at L.A. Tour Stop

Rock band Fall Out Boy turned its Friday show at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif. into a statement on pop culture and politics.<p>The band, including …

Colin Kaepernick

Sprayground to open pop-up shop in Midtown

Sprayground, the urban backpack, clothing and accessories brand, will open a quickie pop-up shop later this month dubbed, “Seven Days of Mayhem,” at …

Lifestyle

Tour Confidential: "His back? His age? The yips? What is Tiger's biggest hurdle in his latest comeback?"

<i>Every Sunday night, GOLF.com conducts an e-mail roundtable with writers from Sports Illustrated and GOLF Magazine. Check in every week for the</i> …

Golf

The Sunday Social with George Clarke

George Clarke, architect and TV presenter, is famous for his amazing spaces and boundless positivity – but he's also a complete motorcycle obsessive …

Motorcycles

England at risk of a kick from curiously underrated 'Goat' Nathan Lyon

“Garry” was the perfect nickname for Nathan Lyon. It embodies his everyman charm and the unassuming qualities of an assiduous artisan.<p>It was borrowed from the Aussie rules player Garry Lyon and heard at every Test, first from the wicketkeeper Matthew Wade, bellowed in a broad vowel-mangling …

Virat Kohli

Thinking out loud: Friars showing off depth at Madison Square Garden

<i>By John Rooke</i><p>Thinking out loud…while wondering what’s going on with Boo Boo Andrade?<p>You can have the World Series. Or even the Super Bowl. For my …

LiAngelo Ball

Moore, Franken, creepy Biden and other horrendous media fiascos

The Roy Moore story was going exactly the way the left and the media wanted. Every day brought new allegations against the Republican U.S. Senate candidate in Alabama, followed by new controversy and further division within the GOP on a key election. Then something happened to flip the script – …

Opinion

'It's Beyond Time': Ray Fisher talks 'Justice League', superhero diversity

Ray Fisher is giving new life to the old saying: “You’ve come a long way baby.”<p>Just a few years ago, the hunky actor was performing onstage as Muhammad Ali in Will Power’s off-Broadway play "Fetch Clay, Make Man," which centered on the boxing legend’s relatively unknown relationship with …

Entertainment

US civil rights leader Jesse Jackson has Parkinson's disease

CHICAGO: American civil rights leader Jesse Jackson announced Friday that he has the degenerative neurological disease Parkinson's.<p>The 76-year-old …

Black History

Colin Kaepernick Shares Memorable Moment With Iconic Olympians Tommie Smith And John Carlos

Colin Kaepernick has had one heck of a year as the NFL's most outspoken activist.<p>He joins a list of athletes who have used their platform for change, …

Women of Color

'Foxes are clever and beautiful. And they have very sharp teeth': Twitter responds to Vanity Fair report

As if the modern woman doesn’t have enough to worry about in the workplace (see: sexual harassment), a report from <i>Women’s Wear Daily</i> alleges that …

Condé Nast

A mystery problem delayed Jay-Z’s Charlotte show. Was it worth losing sleep over?

Jay-Z might not have had 99 problems on Thursday night in Charlotte, but he had one that was as bad as at least five or six: Due to some sort of …

Charlotte

(Exclusive) Meet the Black Designer Behind Kaepernick’s GQ Cover: ‘I Didn’t Know What It Was For’

Guy and Sharene Wood/MJP PaparazziExcluding the people who’ve disagreed with Colin Kaepernick’s protests from the get-go, there were a lot of folks …

African-American News

FROM THE BRONX TO HARVARD: Swizz Beatz Cops His Business Degree + Rev. Jesse Jackson Diagnosed With Parkinson’s Disease

<b>Swizz Beatz</b> just copped his business degree from Harvard. And his wife <b>Alicia Keys</b> was right by his side. Peep pics of Swizz on his big day, plus …

Black Culture

Why Do Boxers Like Muhammad Ali Continue Boxing Too Long?

In his next fight he stopped Oscar Bonavena, 46-6-1, for the vacant NABF title at Madison Square Garden.<p>Wins over Quarry and Bonavena set the stage …

Boxing

Take a tour of the world’s most famous boxing gym where Muhammad Ali, Mike Tyson, and countless celebrities have trained

• <b>Gleason's Gym in Brooklyn, New York is arguably the world's most famous boxing gym, having trained everyone from Muhammad Ali to Floyd Mayweather Jr.</b>• <b><br>Anyone can train at Gleason's Gym — most of the members today are regular New Yorkers learning how to box</b>• <b><br>Gleason's is one of New York City's "last</b> …

Business

BSJ Oral History: How Cassius Marsh and his 'controlled insanity' reached the NFL

Email<p>Print<p><i>He is, without a doubt, the most interesting new face in the Patriots’ locker room.</i><p><i>Cassius Marsh was acquired in a deal with the Seahawks</i> …

Jaylen Brown

John Raines, accomplice in 1971 burglary that revealed FBI abuses, dies at 84

WASHINGTON — For 43 years, John Raines, a Temple University religion professor and ordained Methodist minister, lived with an explosive secret. On …

Boston

Double Blue Podcast: Episode 20 ft. Cassius Vaughn

In a special playoffs edition of the Double Blue Podcast, Hogie and JJ talk Eastern Final matchup against the Riders.<p>Cassius Vaughn joins (14:35) to …

Toronto Argonauts

GSP's wrestling roots helped lay foundation for MMA stardom

Georges St-Pierre was an unknown 20-year-old when he first showed up at the Montreal Wrestling Club 16 years ago and Victor Zilberman didn’t really …

Canadian News

Even a Prize-Winning Ferrari Couldn’t Add Much Zip to Sotheby’s Lethargic $310 Million Contemporary-Art Sale

Auctions<p>A painting by Laura Owens provided rare sizzle, torching her previous auction high.<p>,<p>In what could only be an anticlimactic end to a New York …

Jean-Michel Basquiat

It IS a black thing! Black November! Black Brazilians flip a racist comment by presenting 25 historical personalities in the Month of Black Consciousness

<b>Note from BW of Brazil</b>: <i>A racist statement made by a well-known television journalist became the subject of two recent posts here at BW of Brazil. But</i> …

Black History

Reddit Photoshop Battle: Donald Trump Drinking Water

Ok, so everyone knows President just got back from a tour of Asia and upon returning gave a 20+ minute review of his accomplishments. Halfway through …

Donald Trump

It's a knockout: Larry Holmes on Muhammad Ali's fighting spirit

<i>As a new watch commemorating Muhammad Ali is released, Larry Holmes, the champion who once beat him - describes what it was like to spar with the icon.</i><p>I’m one of the few people ever to beat Ali, and what people always want to know is how that felt. The answer is: not good at all. He was my friend, …

Boxing

11 of the most remarkable stories that ever came out of Rhondda, according to this retired news man

A retired Valleys newspaper reporter has published a book of his memories while covering stories spanning almost 30 years.<p>The paperback book called …

Dolly Parton

Yoko Ono's Basquiat painting sells for nearly $11 million

NEW YORK (AP) — A painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat (zhahn mee-SHEHL' BAH'-skee-aht) from the collection of Yoko Ono has sold for $10.9 million.<p>Sotheby's says the work, titled "Cabra" (KAH'-bruh), was sold Thursday night in New York to an unidentified buyer.<p>The pre-sale estimate was $9 million to …

Yoko Ono