Muhammad Ali

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What Robin Williams’ Death Tells Us About Parkinson’s Disease

Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.

08/14/2014

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Keidel: Final Bell Sounds For Famed Boxer Ken Norton

Before other sports matched the money and none of the danger, boxing was must-watch theater, a distillation of the rags-to-riches narrative that personified the American Dream. And Ken Norton was Exhibit A.

09/19/2013

Jack Buck

LISTEN: Jack Buck Interviews Cassius Clay

Over the years on KMOX, Jack did thousands of interviews. One of the most entertaining was this one with a brash, young boxer then named Cassius Clay.

06/11/2012

Muhammad Ali during training for his fight with Al 'Blue' Lewis held in Dublin, Republic of Ireland in 1972. (Photo by Getty Images)

The Sports Hub: Muhammad Ali Turns 70 & Gary Link on 22-2 MU

In this edition of ‘The Sports Hub’, Mike Claiborne & Mo Drummond are in the KMOX studio talking football, baseball, basketball, boxing and much more. They kick off the show with the ‘Trifecta’. Sports, boxing […]

02/08/2012

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JACOBER: The Champ Is 70!

Time flies. It’s hard to believe that Muhammad Ali hit the big 7–0h. Seventy years old for one of the most famous people in the world in our lifetime.

01/29/2012

Joe Frazier attacks Muhammad Ali along the ropes during the World Heavyweight Championship at Madison Square Garden on March 8, 1971 in New York City. (Photo by Robert Riger/Getty Images)

Ali Says He’ll Remember Frazier with Respect

Ali won the last two, cementing his legend as The Greatest, and was as rough on Frazier outside the ring as he was between the ropes.

11/08/2011

Portrait of heavyweight Joe Frazier, Philadelphia, PA 6/20/1967 (Photo by James Drake/Sports Illustrated/Getty Images)

Joe Frazier Dies after Fight with Cancer

After turning pro in 1965, Frazier quickly became known for his punching power, stopping his first 11 opponents. It was his fights with Muhammad Ali, though, that would define him.

11/07/2011

In this 1988 title fight Butch Lewis promoted for Michael Spinks, Mike Tyson lands a punch on Spinks. (Getty/Simon Bruty file)

Man Who Promoted Spinks Bouts Dies at 65

Butch Lewis worked with St. Louisans Leon & Michael Spinks, as well as boxing legends Ali & Frazier.

07/23/2011

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Ali Asks Iran to Free US Hikers

Arguably the most prominent U.S. Muslim, Ali made his simple, behind-the scenes appeal to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in February.

03/16/2011

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40 Years Later, Ali and Frazier Still a Classic

It was 40 years ago Tuesday that Ali and Frazier met at Madison Square Garden in a fight so big it was simply referred to as The Fight.

03/08/2011

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