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'A World Without Muhammad Ali': Reactions To A Champion's Death

Muhammad Ali was an international superstar, loved as much for his humanity and wit as for his boxing skills. Now he's being mourned by everyone from former foes to the president.
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Longtime Friend Of Muhammad Ali Reacts To Death Of 'The Greatest'

Tim Shanahan maintained a friendship with Muhammad Ali for 40 years. Scott Simon talks with him about Ali, and his legacy.
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Muhammad Ali, The Boxing Poet Who Inspired Liquid Prose

A life that transected America's defining issues — race and religion; war and sports — also inspired writing that was nearly as captivating as the man himself.

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End Of An Era: Boxing Great Muhammad Ali Dies At 74

Ali virtually created the modern athlete and became one of the foremost cultural symbols of the 20th century. Scott Simon looks back on the boxing great with Bloomberg View columnist Stephen Carter.
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Saturday Sports: Remembering Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali, three-time world heavyweight boxing champion, died Friday night at the age of 74. Howard Bryant of ESPN.com and ESPN the magazine remembers Ali's athletic legacy with NPR's Scott Simon.
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Boxer Muhammad Ali, 'The Greatest Of All Time,' Dies At 74

The man considered the greatest boxer of all time inspired millions by standing up for his principles during the 1960s, and by always entertaining — in the boxing ring and in front of a microphone.
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Muhammad Ali, 'The Greatest' Dies At 74

The boxing legend was hospitalized earlier this week in the Phoenix area with respiratory problems. A memorial service is scheduled Saturday morning in Ali's hometown of Louisville, Ky.
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In Sports Reporting, Sometimes 'Groin Injury' Isn't Quite Right

In two recent NBA games, a player has hurt another below the belt. FiveThirtyEight's Kyle Wagner analyzed the words the media uses to describe that part of a man's body — without being obscene.
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Ex-FIFA Head Blatter, 2 Others Allegedly Paid Themselves $80 Million

Investigators say a series of contract amendments resulted in payouts of tens of millions of dollars in salary and bonuses to the three executives from 2011 to 2015.
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U.S. Women's Soccer Team Cannot Go On Strike, Court Rules

The federal ruling removes the possibility that the American women might refuse to play in this summer's Rio Olympics as part of the maneuvering over their union contract.

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