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‘I Got Your Back Bro’: The Moment Jim Brown, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill Russell etc., Stood Up For Muhammad Ali

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Muhammad Ali was on the ropes for refusing induction into the Army, and Jim Brown wanted to help. But first, the NFL great wanted to hear the boxing champion’s reasons for not answering the call to military service during the Vietnam War. 779 more words

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Muhammad Ali, a Hero of Our Time

This weekend, the Muhammad Ali Center awarded football great and courageous civil rights advocate Jim Brown and Bill Russell its Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award. But the real celebration was for Muhammad Ali himself, a giant now weakened by his three decade struggle with Parkinson’s. 681 more words

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Ali, Brown Reunite Years After Ali's Legal Fight

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Muhammad Ali was on the ropes for refusing induction into the Army, and Jim Brown wanted to help. But first, the NFL great wanted to hear the boxing champion’s reasons for not answering the call to military service during the Vietnam War. 799 more words

Sports

The White House Was Evacuated After A Man Jumped The Fence And Managed To Make It Inside

The White House had a slight security scare Friday evening when a man managed to hop the fence and make it inside. This would be the third such incident in the past few months, … 205 more words

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Stepinac makes it look easy, tops Monroe-Woodbury 28-10

WHITE PLAINS – Two years ago, a flourishing Stepinac program opened its season with a four-touchdown loss to Section 9 power Monroe-Woodbury. Most of the players had changed by Saturday afternoon, but the result remained fresh. 297 more words

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