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March 4 • 1913 – NY Yankees are 1st to train outside US (Bermuda) • 1962 – Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors has his fifth straight 50-point game with 58 against the New York Knicks and sets a season scoring record with 3,921 points. • 1968 – Joe Frazier wins the vacant New York […]

Muhammad Ali auction items to fetch heavyweight prices

Muhammad Ali’s 1974 WBC heavyweight championship boxing belt and a handwritten letter about his conversion to Islam are among items that will hit the auction block in September, in the biggest such sale since the death of the iconic boxer in June.

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Muhammad Ali: ‘The best friend I ever had’ – George Foreman

George Foreman no longer wonders why a devastating defeat at the hands of Muhammad Ali in the fabled Rumble in the Jungle of 1974 proved the catalyst for an enduring friendship.

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After Ali, boxing loses luster

The death of Muhammad Ali was a sharp reminder of a glittering era of heavyweight boxing that contrasts starkly with the anemic state of the sport’s marquee division today.

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‘The Greatest’ is gone

Heavyweight boxing legend Muhammad Ali, an icon of the 20th Century whose fame transcended the sport during a remarkable career that spanned three decades, died Friday, his family said.

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Foreman: Defeat will devastate Mayweather

Former world heavyweight champion George Foreman likes Manny Pacquiao over unbeaten Floyd Mayweather in their welterweight showdown next week in Las Vegas and warns a loss could devastate Mayweather.

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