How A Friendship With Muhammed Ali Resulted In Some Of The World's Best Sports Photography

February 3, 2015 2:39 PM

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How A Friendship With Muhammed Ali Resulted In Some Of The World's Best Sports Photography

On September 9, 1966, Life magazine featured a story on Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr., the rising boxing star who'd recently changed his name to a moniker more familiar to sports devotees -- Muhammad Ali.

At this point, Ali had already won the gold medal at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome and snatched the heavyweight title from Sonny Liston in 1964. He'd also become a point of controversy for fans following the champion. Questioned about his connection to Black Muslim leaders like Malcom X, and his ...

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