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Muhammad Ali Writes Letter To People Of Norway

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 10.01.2011 | Sports

-- Muhammad Ali expressed his sadness about the bombing and massacre in Norway, saying he is heartbroken by the senseless deaths and the reasoning of...

What Ever Happened to the Activist Athlete?

Dan Treadway | Posted 09.17.2011 | Sports
Dan Treadway

We're no longer living in the age of Bill Russell, Arthur Ashe and Muhammad Ali. All of these athletes were at the very top of their sports, and understood that they had the power to induce real, meaningful social change by virtue of their platform.

Andrea Stone

Muhammad Ali Asks Iran To Free Imprisoned American Hikers | Andrea Stone | Posted 07.24.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- The families of two American hikers held in Iran for 662 days brought in a literal heavyweight Tuesday to appeal for their release: boxi...

PHOTOS: Authors And The Trees That Inspired Them

Richard Horan | Posted 07.15.2011 | Books
Richard Horan

On a family vacation from Wisconsin to Dauphin Island, Alabama, we stopped at Lincoln's home in Springfield, IL to take a tour. In the front parlor there was a photograph of Honest Abe hanging on the wall.

Swami Buaji, Yogi, Said to Be 116 Years Old

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Margie Goldsmith

The last time I saw my yoga teacher, Swami Buaji, was six years ago. At the time, he was said to be 116 years old, living proof that a lifetime of yoga has its rewards.

Boxing Champ Ali Asks Iran To Free U.S. Hikers

AP | By JANET CAPPIELLO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Boxing champ Muhammad Ali is asking Iran to release two American hikers held since 2009 on spy charges. Ali, arguably the most p...

Writers on Fighters

Jan Herman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jan Herman

At the Fights: American Writers on Boxing, a new anthology from The Library of America, reads like an elegy for the fight game.

Was "The Fight of the Century" the Greatest Sporting Event of All Time?

Dexter Rogers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dexter Rogers

Boxing is a sport that's currently in shambles. Today, there are very few great rivalries to speak of, let alone great fighters. So the "Fight of the Century" is still the greatest fight and sporting event of all time.

PHOTOS: Huge Muhammad Ali Sculpture Made Of Punching Bags

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Paying homage to a legendary figure can be risky - you have to make sure your work is large enough to really pay tribute to the person's legacy, while...

What's In The Way Of Your Personal Liberation?

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

If you are not creating what you want from your life, either in your well-being, relationships, wallet or area of contribution, check where you've placed your net. That is, reconsider where you are operating from self-limiting beliefs.

All Sports Is Political: The Dave Zirin interview

Christian Avard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Christian Avard

They say sports and politics don't mix. One sportswriter disagrees with that. In fact, he would argue that professional sports has always been political and has been a positive force in shaping American society.

Will God Get Credit For Winning The Super Bowl?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Paul Cloos Religion News Service (RNS) When the Auburn Tigers won the BCS college football championship against the Oregon Ducks, Auburn coach Gen...

Profiles in Desecration: Lebron James, Nike, and Muhammad Ali

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Zirin

Lebron has in the past expressed his admiration of Ali. This new ad, though, is like expressing your admiration for Dr. King by launching "I Have A Dream Cereal" or a laxative called "We Shall Not Be Moved."

PHOTOS: CULTUREZOHN: Jean Pigozzi's Gagosian Gallery Show, Johnny STOP!

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

2010-11-12-muham.jpgIf memoir is the art form du jour of twenty first century art, then Johnny Pigozzi is the master of photo-memoir, shameless in his pursuit of the beautiful people.

Mad Men Season 4, Ep 7 -- The Courtship of Don and Peggy

Janet Turley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Janet Turley

We're about halfway through Season 4 and "The Suitcase" focuses on the show's most functional couple -- Peggy and Don. And of course when the episode...

Mad Men: 'The Suitcase' Is Tougher Than Sonny Liston

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Elisabeth Moss, always good, shines here. Her natural reticence combines with her reluctance to definitively challenge this man whom she both fears and loves. It's a great set of moments for her, and for the series.

Enter the Moonbeam

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
William Bradley

Here comes Jerry Brown. After months of Zen rope-a-dope against billionaire Meg Whitman's biggest spending non-presidential campaign in American history, Brown is spinning up his campaign.

Fight for What You Believe In

Rev. Romal J. Tune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rev. Romal J. Tune

Take heed Democrats in the House and Senate -- the American people love those who stand up for what they believe in, back up their words with actions, and fight for what they want.

Floyd Mayweather Jr... Full of Excuses

Morris W. O'Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Morris W. O'Kelly

With the latest round of "he said," "he never said," it again has become painfully obvious the reasons why Money Mayweather is not the greatest of all time.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Remember that kid Scott Sicko from New Hampshire who wasn't drafted and said he'd go back to school instead of signing with an NFL team? Never mind. Sicko signed with the Dallas Cowboys.

Sweet Words for the Sweet Science

Jan Herman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jan Herman

Here's one for the books -- an attractively designed boxing anthology with heart, The Fighter Still Remains. Profits will go to benefit Project Medishare for Haitian earthquake relief.

The New Real Estate In Sports

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joe Favorito

What this really shows, both for Foxwoods and for Under Armour, is the ability to again be liquid and find unconventional cost efficient ways to grow brands through sports.

History as Farce: Rush Limbaugh is Not Muhammad Ali

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Zirin

This morning on National Public Radio, Rush Limbaugh's authorized biographer Zev Chafets equated the object of his affection to boxing's own Muhammad Ali. This is not a joke.

George Lois: His Formula, Revealed

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Andrea Chalupa

Many significant artists and great media minds today worship at the Church of George Lois, the legendary art director who captured the turbulent 1960s...

Muhammad Ali Wows Giants In Clubhouse Visit

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Hall of Famers Willie Mays, Willie McCovey and Orlando Cepeda are regular visitors around the San Francisco Giants. But whe...