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  1. on this Day: Transporter Bridge man's funeral carried on gondolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | South Wales Argus

    ... 1964: Cassius Clay (later Muhammad Ali) won the world heavyweight boxing title for the first time, knocking out Sonny Liston in round seven in Miami. ON THIS DAY LAST YEAR: TV regulator Ofcom said it would investigate Channel 4 series Benefits ...

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  2. Today in Media History: In 1964, sportswriters reported that Cassius...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Poynter Online

    ... first, like a marathon dancer at ten to midnight, but then with more speed, more pleasure. After a few minutes, Sonny Liston, the heavyweight champion of the world, stepped through the ropes and onto the canvas, gingerly, like a man easing himself ...

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    Feb 24, 2015 | Art Daily

    The gloves worn by both Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston in the famous May 25, 1965 "Phantom Punch" bout in Lewiston, ME, the most controversial sports event in history - and a moment that perfectly encapsulates the turmoil and change of the mid-1960s America -sold as a set on Feb. 21, 2015, for $956,000 in Heritage Auctions ' Platinum Night sports auction in New York. The gloves were consigned to auction by Los Angeles collector Seth Ersoff, who acquired the pair from the family of the boxing commissioner for the state of Maine in 1965, who seized the gloves after the bout's scandalous end - Ali's "Phantom Punch" - just under two minutes into the first round.

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  4. On this day: Cassius Clay defeats Sonny ListonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Scotsman.com

    ... was promulgated. 1964: Cassius Clay (later Muhammad Ali) won the world heavyweight boxing championship, when Sonny Liston retired in the seventh round. 1978: United States cautioned Soviet Union that continued Soviet military involvement in ...

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  5. Gloves from 1965 Ali-Liston bout sell for big moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | USA Today

    On Saturday, the gloves worn by Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston in their controversial 1965 bout sold for just shy of $1 million at auction. This was the second fight between Ali and Liston that took place in Maine and ended in the first round after Ali threw what has since been called " the phantom punch ."

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  6. Boxing: Parker finds added motivation before coming homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    Las Vegas-based New Zealander Joseph Parker has found inspiration at the grave of former undisputed heavyweight champion Sonny Liston on the eve of flying home to face Jason Pettaway in Auckland next week. Even today, 44 years after his death, Liston remains one of the biggest names in heavyweight boxing through his two bouts with Muhammad Ali.

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  7. Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston gloves sold for nearly $1MRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    BOXING LEGENDS: Boxing gloves worn by Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston are displayed in New York, Thursday, Feb. 19. Just months before the 50th anniversary of the heavyweight rematch between Ali and Liston, boxing fans are getting a chance to own a piece of one of the most hotly debated title fights of all time. The gloves Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston wore during their infamous 1965 rematch have sold at auction for $956,000.

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  8. Vince Lombardi sweater bought at Goodwill for 58 cents, sold for $43,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | WGN-TV Chicago

    ... ccording to ESPN, the buyer wished to remain anonymous. ESPN reported a pair of gloves used by Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston in 1965 also sold at the auction for $956,000.

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  9. Gloves used by Ali, Liston in Lewiston bout sell for $956,000 at auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Sun Journal

    The boxing gloves of Muhammad Ali, front, and of Sonny Liston, rear, sit on a table at Heritage Auctions by a photo and magazine depicting a moment captured during their 1965 rematch in Lewiston. The championship fight between Ali and Liston remains one of the most controversial sporting events of the 20th century.

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  10. Vince Lombardia s sweater fetched $43,000 at auction after couple paid 58 cents for it at GoodwillRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... piece of sports memorabilia sold during Saturday's auction. A pair of boxing gloves worn by Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston in their second fight fetched $956,000, and a letter written and signed by Ali in 1966 asking for a religious exemption to ...

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  11. Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston gloves from historic 1965 'phantom...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Gloves were seized by the then boxing commissioner for Maine, George Russo after the fight and kept within his family The boxing gloves worn by Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston during their infamous 1965 heavyweight rematch fetched A 622,000 following an auction held in New York on Saturday. Dallas-based Heritage Auctions, which handled the sale, said the gloves were purchased by a buyer who wished to remain anonymous.

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  12. Ali's infamous 'phantom punch' gloves fetch close to 1 mln dollars at NY auctionRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    Heavyweight boxing legend Muhammad Ali's infamous 'phantom punch' gloves, which he was wearing when he controversially knocked out Sonny Liston, along with those of his opponent, have fetched close to a million dollars at an auction in New York. Ali, who was then known as Cassius Clay, struck down his opponent after two minutes of the first round in a rematch in 1965 in Maine, the Independent reported.

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  13. Ali, Shoeless Joe items draw big bucks - Mon, 23 Feb 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | The Spokesman-Review

    The gloves worn by Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston during their infamous 1965 rematch and a rare century-old signed photo of Shoeless Joe Jackson fetched over $1.1 million total at an auction Saturday. Both pairs of gloves from the May 25, 1965, bout in Lewiston, Maine - won by Ali with a first-round knockout from what some saw as a "phantom punch" - were seized by George Russo, the boxing commissioner for Maine.

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  14. Ali-Liston gloves, picture of Shoeless Joe sell for more than $1-millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

    Boxing gloves worn by Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston are displayed in New York, Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015. Boxing gloves worn by Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston are displayed in New York, Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015.

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  15. Black History MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... Haddock Taylor, Baltimore Sun photo) Cassius Clay, fresh off wresting the heavyweight boxing crown from Sonny Liston (and a day before changing his name to Muhammad Ali), celebrated in his hotel room with Malcolm X, Sam Cooke and Jim Brown. Kemp ...

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  16. The MailRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2012 | New Yorker

    ... professional boxing of the era of Rocky Marciano, Sugar Ray Robinson, Rocky Graziano, Jake LaMotta, and Sonny Liston. I suggest in "On Boxing" that the "machismo of boxing" is, at least in part, a condition of poverty; in an ideal society, ...

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  17. Ali meets his match as Leon Spinks wins heavyweight titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Leon Spinks came into the ring young and eager just as a kid named Cassius Clay had done 14 years ago against a bull of a champion, Sonny Liston. The odds were 8-to-1 against them both in those desperate challenges.

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  18. Inane Things Announcers Say - Part 6Read the original story

    Feb 14, 2015 | One Bronco Nation Under God

    ... something that only a "trained" observer can detect. The game is pathetic as Cassias Clay standing over Sonny Liston and telling him to get up and fight. Maybe, just maybe it never existed at all or perhaps they had it and lost it. So were is it? Is ...

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  19. Muhammad Ali pictured training for his three fights in LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... three years later for two fights in the space of three months. Having won the world heavyweight title against Sonny Liston, he made a third successful defence in his rematch with Cooper at Highbury, then home to Arsenal. Away from the ring, however, ...

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  20. Knox shoppers buy football legend's sweater at NC GoodwillRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... auction at Heritage on Feb. 22. Among other items that will be bid on that night are the boxing gloves used by Sonny Liston and Muhammad Ali when they fought for the second time in 1965. McEvoy appeared on "A Piece of the Game," a sports memorabilia ...

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