Vintage Photos by the NYPD's "Red Squad" Capture a City in Turmoil
A new exhibition traces the social and political upheaval of New York City in the 1960s and '70s through surveillance photos taken by a special police division.
Muhammad Ali and Antonio Inoki Gave Us a Preview of Mayweather-McGregor
In 1976, Ali and Inoki fought for 15 excruciatingly boring rounds, after which the crowd chanted for their money back.
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How Muhammad Ali Stunned the World at the Rumble in the Jungle
The Rumble in the Jungle was a fight of such significance that it transcended boxing, perhaps even sport as a whole, to become a moment of 20th century history. This is how it happened.
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A History of Racial Epithets In Boxing
From the time of Jack Johnson all the way up to the nineties heyday of British boxing, race has been used to define fighters and ethnicity used to sell fights.
Honey Boy Bratton: The Boxer Who Inspired Miles Davis and Muhammad Ali
Johnny Bratton is often overlooked, but the former welterweight champ had a profound impact on the city of Chicago, and two giant figures in particular—Miles Davis, and Muhammad Ali.
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David Haye On Fighting Talk, ‘Enter The Dragon’ and Tony Bellew’s Health
He may well cross the line at times, but it’s hard to deny that Haye has a knack for trash talk. We spoke to him about verbal sparring, his love of martial arts films and the outcome of his upcoming fight.
Muhammad Ali's Son Detained at Airport for Hours, Repeatedly Asked About his Religion
Muhammad Ali, Jr. was held for nearly three hours and repeatedly asked about his religion.
American Flag Remixes Reveal the Real Story of the U.S.A.
DL Warfield’s project, 'The American Flag Remixed,' explores America and its greatest exports.
Patterson vs. Ali, the Culture War That Wasn't
The 1965 heavyweight title fight between Floyd Patterson and Muhammad Ali was billed as an intraracial battle between a good guy and a dangerous black radical. Like much in Patterson's life, the truth was disguised.
Legendary Jamaican Ska Pioneer Prince Buster Has Died at 78
The Jamaican musician who helped pioneer ska music in the 60s and who provided inspiration for a generation of musicians including Madness has died.
Chance The Rapper Pays Tribute To Muhammad Ali At The ESPYs
A couple of greats celebrated The Greatest.
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Chance the Rapper Performs New Song at the ESPYs Honoring Muhammad Ali
The Chicago MC was joined by frequent collaborators Donnie Trumpet and Jamila Woods, plus a full choir.