Honor where honor is due! Why do we keep losing the good ones … and the not so good ones stay behind?
RIP, oh Great One!
via Yahoo Sports:
Yahoo Sports By Kevin Iole
Muhammad Ali in what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo, then known as ‘Zaire’, on October 30, 1974.
Muhammad Ali, the eloquent, colorful, controversial and brilliant three-time heavyweight boxing champion who was known as much for his social conscience and staunch opposition to the Vietnam War as for his dazzling boxing skills, died Friday.
Ali, who had a long battle with Parkinson’s disease, was taken to a Phoenix area hospital earlier this week where he was being treated for a respiratory issue. He was 74.
Once the most outrageous trash talker in sports, he was largely muted for the last quarter century of his life, quieted by a battle with Parkinson’s.
Born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. on Jan. 17, 1942, in Louisville, Ky., Ali learned to box after his bicycle…
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