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Muhammad Ali Jr. Detained A Second Time

After meeting with lawmakers in Washington to discuss his detention at an airport last month, Muhammad Ali Jr. was detained and questioned again by immigration officials on his way home on Friday, his lawyer said. Ali and his mother, Khalilah Camacho Ali, were able to travel to the meeting from Fort Lauderdale without incident, but…

Muhammad Ali Son Detained At Airport, Agents Ask ‘Are You Muslim?

Border agents detained and questioned the son of the boxing legend Muhammad Ali about his religion when he flew back to the US this month, a family lawyer said. “Where did you get your name from? Are you a Muslim?” they asked the 44-year-old Muhammad Ali Jr, who was born in Philadelphia and is a…

Bob Costas Steps Down as Olympics TV Host

Next year NBC’s coverage of Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Bob Costas will no longer be the network’s primetime Olympic anchor after 24 years on the job. Costas announced Thursday his departure from the high-profile role, and will be succeeded by Mike Tirico, who joined NBC last spring. “It just felt to me like…

Watch Live Muhammad Ali’s Funeral Procession Begins In Louisville

Watch Live Muhammad Ali’s Funeral Procession Begins In Louisville Muhammad Ali will be honored with a procession, private funeral, and massive memorial service in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. Friday’s events follow a Muslim prayer service that was held Thursday at Louisville’s Freedom Hall, where an estimated 14,000 people listened to an imam read the…

Muhammad Ali Muslim Funeral Service Today

Thousands of people of all races and creeds gathered on Thursday for a Muslim funeral service in Muhammad Ali’s hometown in Kentucky to pay their respects to a man who fought in the ring and sought peace outside it. The jenazah, or funeral in Arabic, was set to begin at noon EDT (1600 GMT) at…

Muhammad Ali Dead at 74

The world is mourning the death of boxing legend, Muhammad Ali, who has died aged 74 after being admitted to a hospital in Pheonix on Thursday. Ali had suffered from Parkinson’s syndrome since 1984. His condition was complicated by a respiratory illness. In Louisville, the mayor will appear at Metro Hall 10am EDT to lower…

Muhammad Ali Hospitalized With Pneumonia [VIDEO]

Boxing legend Muahmmad Ali was hospitalized with pneumonia on Saturday. The 72-year-old American sports icon and three-time world heavyweight champion is being treated at undiagnosed location. “Muhammad Ali… is being treated by his team of doctors and is in stable condition,” Ali’s rep said in a statement. “He was admitted earlier this morning and because…

Former Heavyweight Boxer Ken Norton Sr. Dies At 70

Ken Norton Sr., a former heavyweight boxing champion who defeated Muhammad Ali in 1973 before losing in the rematch later that year, has died at 70, his friend and manager Patrick Tenore says. Norton had congestive heart failure and died in an Arizona hospital where he had been undergoing rehabilitation since suffering a stroke last…