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  1. Confirmed: Don King to organise "Rumble in The Jungle" II in GhanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | GhanaWeb

    ... s the first country Muhammed Ali visited immediately after winning the world heavyweight title when he defeated Sonny Liston in 1964.

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  2. Global Markets Crater After Brexit CatastropheRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Seeking Alpha

    ... State's victory over Houston in the 1983 NCAA National Championship game and Cassius Clay's 1964 shocker over Sonny Liston for the heavyweight championship come to mind. Now add Brexit to the list. With over 95% of the votes tallied the U.K. will ...

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  3. Perspectives: Ali's death recalls state boxing law loreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Minnesota Lawyer

    "I shook up the world." Muhammad Ali, then known as Cassius Clay, after winning heavyweight boxing championship from Sonny Liston The death earlier this month, at age 74, of Muhammad Ali, self-proclaimed and often recognized as "The Greatest," stirred memories of the life and legacy of the longtime heavyweight boxing champion.

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  4. Hand of God 30 years on: How Maradona goal still sparks fury in England and joy in ScotlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | The Daily Record

    LIKE Mohammad Ali standing over Sonny Liston, or the black power salutes at the Olympics, it remains one of sports most iconic photographs. Thirsty years ago today a leaping Diego Maradona sticks out an unmistakable fist to put the ball past Peter Shilton, ensuring constant furore and earning himself instant hero status in Argentina.

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  5. Chubby Checker reflects on friendship with Muhammad Ali: 'I'm a fighter too'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    ... McIntyre and Mike Tyson. Heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali, then known as Cassius Clay, stands over challenger Sonny Liston, shouting and gesturing shortly after dropping Liston with a short hard right to the jaw, May 25, 1965 in Lewiston, Me. Ali ...

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  6. Businesses are exploring new ventures to cash in on the Ali brandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Canberra Times

    ... effects superimposed Ali's head on the actors playing him in the ring. Ali standing over fallen challenger Sonny Liston: To evoke Ali's image in their marketing, companies have been using archival footage, photos, audio and his sayings. Ira Mayer, a ...

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  7. The Drill: The ultimate Father-Son-Daughter GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... 24 bouts, 21 of which she won by knockout. Muhammad Ali won his first heavyweight title in 1964 when he upset Sonny Liston, starting the first of his three reigns as heavyweight champ. This is the only tandem on the list that includes two hall of ...

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  8. FTW: The 10 best father-child combos in sportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | USA Today

    ... 24 bouts, 21 of which she won by knockout. Muhammad Ali won his first heavyweight title in 1964 when he upset Sonny Liston, starting the first of his three reigns as heavyweight champ. Steven Ruiz is a writer at For the Win. He writes about the NFL ...

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  9. 'Muhammad Ali: The Whole Story' Set for Parkinson's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... outside the ring, warts and all. See some of Ali's greatest fights - from his Olympic triumph and battles with Sonny Liston, to his exhausting fights with Joe Frazier concluding with "The Thrilla in Manila." Watch him regain his title from George ...

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  10. Crucible of Game 7 will help shape legacies of LeBron James, Stephen CurryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | MSNBC

    ... off an assembly line, and a young fighter named Muhammad Ali had just taken the heavyweight boxing crown from Sonny Liston (and changed his name from Cassius Clay). LeBron would have brought the promise of rings anywhere he went, but going home to ...

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  11. Joseph Parker Visits Sonny Liston's Grave, Gets a Reality CheckRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Boxing Scene

    Joseph Parker stops at the resting place of Sonny Liston, the heavyweight champion who was brought to his knees outside the ring. Liston's unexceptional grave marker at the Davis Memorial Park's Garden of Peace in Las Vegas has one distinguishing characteristic - tradition dictates those paying their respects leave a quarter-dollar coin.

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  12. What do Andre the Giant, Frank Sinatra and Dead Kennedys have in common? The Olympic AuditoriumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    ... sing hymnals under the old metal boxing truss that once illuminated the ring for fighters like Art Aragon and Sonny Liston. Rows of numbered, red folding chairs that once held throngs of screaming Andre the Giant fans now face a pulpit and choir. ...

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  13. Visit to Sonny Liston's grave in Las Vegas provides Joseph Parker with reminderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Joseph Parker stops at the resting place of Sonny Liston, the heavyweight champion who was brought to his knees outside the ring. Liston's unexceptional grave marker at the Davis Memorial Park's Garden of Peace in Las Vegas has one distinguishing characteristic - tradition dictates those paying their respects leave a quarter-dollar coin.

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  14. Steve Israel: Many lessons to be learned from Ali's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Times Herald-Record

    We again marveled at the brutal artistry of his great fights – from his can-you-believe-it upsets of Sonny Liston and George Foreman to his painful mastery of will and skill in his defeat of Joe Frazier in the Thrilla in Manilla. But as all of the tributes to Muhammad Ali poured in, one aspect of his life loomed even larger than his proud boxing prime.

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  15. Muhammad Ali and the two David RislingsRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | Davis Enterprise

    ... in my living room as I grew up. In 1964, when Muhammad Ali - still called Cassius Clay - was preparing to face Sonny Liston in a duel for the world heavyweight championship, I remember sensing from Dad that something was different - new - about him. ...

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  16. To honor Muhammad Ali, we should stop profiting from brain injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    Heavyweight champion Sonny Liston, left, and Muhammad Ali exchange punches during their first fight in Miami on Feb. 25, 1964. Ali, then known as Cassius Clay, defeated Liston by technical knockout in the seventh round to claim the title.

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  17. Olympic Auditorium: L.A.'s working-class history embodied in one buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    ... sing hymnals under the old metal boxing truss that once illuminated the ring for fighters like Art Aragon and Sonny Liston. Rows of numbered, red folding chairs that once held throngs of screaming Andre the Giant fans now face a pulpit and choir. ...

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  18. Muhammad Ali: 1942-2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Santa Barbara Independent

    One of the most iconic photographs in sports history is of Muhammad Ali, the 23-year-old heavyweight champion of the world, roaring down at the sprawled out and defeated Sonny Liston, right arm cocked and ready to pulverize him if he gets up. That image has hung on the wall of my office forever, a great curio to my 10-year-old grandson, Eli, who asked why I called that roaring giant "The Greatest."

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  19. Roy Exum: How Ali Threw - The Jive'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... Clay. I never knew that just one week before the upstart Cassius would win his first heavyweight title against Sonny Liston, the brash 22-year-old wrote a first-person article for Sports Illustrated. In it he freely admitted why he yelled "I am the ...

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  20. On The Trail: Ali, PAL wrap; fish-run updateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | The Recorder

    ... eight wins as a 19-year-old and six more at 20. For his first title fight on Feb. 25, 1964 in Miami against Sonny Liston, 29, Clay had just turned 22, entering the bout with a 19-0 record as a 7 to 1 underdog. He won that fight by seventh-round ...

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