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Entertainment & Discussions => Sports Zone => Topic started by: asitrony on June 04, 2016, 04:36:07 PM

Title: Muhammad Ali, simply 'The Greatest,' dead at 74
Post by: asitrony on June 04, 2016, 04:36:07 PM
Muhammad Ali, the eloquent, colorful, controversial and brilliant three-time heavyweight boxing champion who was known as much for his social conscience and staunch opposition to the Vietnam War as for his dazzling boxing skills, died Friday.

Ali, who had a long battle with Parkinson's disease, was taken to a Phoenix area hospital earlier this week where he was being treated for a respiratory issue. He was 74.

Once the most outrageous trash talker in sports, he was largely muted for the last quarter century of his life, quieted by a battle with Parkinson's.

Asit Ghosh
Assistant Professor, TE