Monday Mar 3
Gene Collier: Cassius Clay-Sonny Liston fight a lasting memory
On Tuesday of last week we plowed past the 50th anniversary of the first Muhammad Ali-Sonny Liston fight, in which Ali, then Cassius Clay, not only became heavyweight champion of the world but before terribly long, the single most recognizable person on earth.
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Tue Feb 25, 2014
The Washington Monthly
Day's End and Night Watch
Ah yes, nothing like watching a Paul Broun ad at the end of a long day; it's like downing half a jar of white lightning in one gulp.
Christian Science Monitor
50 years ago, Muhammad Ali 'shook up the world' in Miami Beach
Fifty years ago, an upstart American boxer who later became known as Muhammad Ali "shook up the world" when he dethroned Sonny Liston to claim the heavyweight championship of the world in Miami Beach .
Sun Feb 23, 2014
WNFL-AM Green Bay
Miami marks 50th anniversary of Ali's boxing match...
Fifty years ago, an upstart American boxer who later became known as Muhammad Ali "shook the world" when he dethroned Sonny Liston to claim the heavyweight championship of the world in Miami Beach.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
The Sweet Science
The Rumble in the Jungle, Through A New Lens
Think you know what happened in that ring in Zaire on Oct. 30, 1974 when Muhammad Ali again confounded the world, and slayed another fire-breather? Think you know how Ali lured George Foreman into doing what the past-his-prime showman wanted him to do, and believe that the Rope a Dope was the whole differential in Zaire? I think you'll see some ... (more)
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Remember When: An incredible time when The Greatest came to Tyneside
In July 1977, the world heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali visited Tyneside.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Own a piece of The Greatest: Boxing gloves worn by Muhammad Ali when...
Own a piece of The Greatest: Boxing gloves worn by Muhammad Ali when he claimed first heavyweight championship go under the hammer for $500,000 The boxing gloves worn by Muhammad Ali when he claimed his first Heavyweight Championship title have emerged for sale for $500,000 .
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
'The Trials of Muhammad Ali' to be screened Feb. 18
He is "The Greatest," but from March 1967 to October 1970, in what should have been his prime as a boxer, Muhammad Ali did not fight in a boxing ring.
Movie Review: 'Endless Love'
When it opened in 1981, following director Franco Zeffirelli's nationwide talent search to find teenage romantic leads, Endless Love, inspired by the 1978 Scott Spencer novel of the same name, starred 16-year-old Brooke Shields and 23-year-old Martin Hewitt.