Jill Freedman Tells Us How She Got to Photograph Warhol and Muhammad Ali
From Studio 54 to the South of France, Jill Freedman found unconventional ways to photograph the world's most famous faces.
LeBron, Like Ali Before Him, is Greater Than Sports
LeBron is constantly compared to Michael Jordan and already on the same business-savvy path as Magic Johnson. But lately—and hopefully on a permanent basis—he’s starting to feel like Muhammad Ali.
Colin Kaepernick Got an ACLU and Sports Illustrated Award for His #TakeAKnee Activism
Your guide to the NFL protests, what’s working, what’s not and what you can do about it.
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.
Mike Meehall Wood
Listen to Three Brilliant New ‘4:44’ Bonus Tracks from JAY-Z
“Adnis,” “Blue’s Freestyle/We Family,” and the James Blake-featuring “MaNyfaCedGod” all arrived on Tidal by surprise late Friday night.
Alex Robert Ross
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.
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.
Sorry Snowflakes, Fighting Is Political
It takes a certain amount of privilege to be able to ignore the politics inherent in fight culture.
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.
Throwback Thursday: 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.