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Keidel: Final Bell Sounds For Famed Boxer Ken Norton

Before other sports matched the money and none of the danger, boxing was must-watch theater, a distillation of the rags-to-riches narrative that personified the American Dream. And Ken Norton was Exhibit A.

09/19/2013

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Floyd Mayweather Is Not The Greatest Of All-Time

He’d like you to believe it. He may even convince a few out there that he’s right, and they believe him. He may even believe it himself, despite the thin, diluted version of boxing today.

09/14/2013

Former boxing champion Muhammad Ali (C) waves to the crowd after being presented with the 2012 Liberty Medal. (credit: Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Muhammad Ali Honored With Liberty Medal

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali received the prestigious Liberty Medal last night at an outdoor ceremony at the National Constitution Center.

09/14/2012

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Former 76er Dikembe Mutombo Praises Muhammad Ali, Urges Others To Civic Duty

Mutombo praised Ali for being an example to him, especially when it came to giving back to others.

09/13/2012

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Muhammad Ali In Philadelphia To Accept 2012 Liberty Medal

The ceremony will take place this evening at the National Constitution Center.

09/13/2012

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Auction Set For Muhammad Ali’s Onetime Cherry Hill, New Jersey Home

The now-legendary boxer lived in the five-bedroom, 5½-bath house from 1971 to 1974.

08/29/2012

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Tickets On Sale This Morning To See Muhammad Ali Receive Liberty Medal

Muhammad Ali will be getting the award, not only as a world famous boxer but as a man who took his conscientious objections to Vietnam military service all the way to the Supreme Court.

08/14/2012

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Muhammad Ali Named 2012 Liberty Medal Recipient

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has received the honor from the NCC, which is billing the Liberty Medal ceremony as the centerpiece of its 225th anniversary celebration of the U.S. Constitution.

07/05/2012

(A pair of boxing gloves sits alongside the casket of Joe Frazier at the Wells Fargo Center.  Credit:  Mike DeNardo)

Public Viewing For Joe Frazier At Wells Fargo Center

The public has a chance to pay final respects to Joe Frazier on Friday and Saturday at the Wells Fargo Center.

11/11/2011

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Boxing Great Joe Frazier Dies After Cancer Fight

Joe Frazier, the former heavyweight champion who handed Muhammad Ali his first defeat yet had to live forever in his shadow, died Monday night after a brief final fight with liver cancer. He was 67.

11/07/2011

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Former Heavyweight Champ Joe Frazier Enters Hospice Care In Philadelphia

Former heavyweight champion Joe Frazier is seriously ill with liver cancer.

11/05/2011

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Funeral Service Held For Late Boxing Promoter

Mourners, including some celebrities, have paid tribute to the late boxing promoter Butch Lewis at a memorial service in Delaware.

08/01/2011

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Boxer Muhammad Ali Pleads For Freedom Of Hikers Held In Iran

Former heavyweight champ Muhammad Ali is hoping to influence the outcome of a serious bout pitting the country of Iran against two hikers, one of them a Montgomery County, Pa. native.

03/16/2011