Muhammad Ali

Demonstrators turned out in front of the SFPOA headquarters on Wednesday in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Colin Kaepernick and the tipping point for athlete expression in a post-Ferguson America

Colin Kaepernick has undergone an awakening, and it manifested itself in his…

 

Detroit Red Wings' forward Gordie Howe is seen, Nov. 1967.  (AP Photo)

2016: The year the world lost its heroes

The world lost another legend. Gordie Howe, Mr. Hockey, one of the…

 

Lonnie Ali, widow of Muhammad Ali, is led to a waiting limousine, Tuesday, June 10, in Louisville, Ky., as the motorcade carrying Muhammad Ali prepares to travel through Louisville and to the cemetery. (Michael Clevenger/The Courier-Journal, Pool)

Ali’s wife thanks world for love, support at memorial

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Muhammad Ali’s greatest champion thanked the world for its…

 

Crowds line the route of the procession led by the hearse carrying the body of Muhammad Ali in Louisville, Ky., on Friday, June 10, 2016. Ali died last Friday at age 74 after a long battle with Parkinson's disease. (AP Photo/Dylan T. Lovan)

Muhammad Ali makes his final journey through his hometown

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Muhammad Ali made his final journey through his hometown…

Crowds line the route of the procession led by the hearse carrying the body of Muhammad Ali in Louisville, Ky., on Friday, June 10, 2016. Ali died last Friday at age 74 after a long battle with Parkinson's disease. (AP Photo/Dylan T. Lovan)
Parishioner Gail Smith prays against the backdrop of a mural during a service at King Solomon Missionary Baptist Church where Muhammad Ali's father worshipped and where Ali would occasionally accompany him, Sunday in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Scoop: Ali’s hometown joins together in prayer and celebration

Muhammad Ali’s younger brother wept, swayed to hymns and hugged anyone he…

Parishioner Gail Smith prays against the backdrop of a mural during a service at King Solomon Missionary Baptist Church where Muhammad Ali's father worshipped and where Ali would occasionally accompany him, Sunday in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
In this May 25, 1965, file photo, heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali, then known as Cassius Clay, stands over challenger Sonny Liston, shouting and gesturing shortly after dropping Liston with a short hard right to the jaw, in Lewiston, Maine. Ali, the magnificent heavyweight champion whose fast fists and irrepressible personality transcended sports and captivated the world, has died according to a statement released by his family Friday, June 3, 2016. He was 74.

Muhammad Ali, who riveted the world as ‘The Greatest,’ dies

Muhammad Ali, the magnificent heavyweight champion whose fast fists and irrepressible personality…

In this May 25, 1965, file photo, heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali, then known as Cassius Clay, stands over challenger Sonny Liston, shouting and gesturing shortly after dropping Liston with a short hard right to the jaw, in Lewiston, Maine. Ali, the magnificent heavyweight champion whose fast fists and irrepressible personality transcended sports and captivated the world, has died according to a statement released by his family Friday, June 3, 2016. He was 74.
Peyton Manning told the Denver Broncos he plans to retire on Sunday. He has the all-time records for MVP awards, game-winning drives, touchdowns and passing yards, among others. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)

Manning smartest, but Montana still best

Muhammad Ali stayed too long on the ropes, suffering poundings that led…

Peyton Manning told the Denver Broncos he plans to retire on Sunday. He has the all-time records for MVP awards, game-winning drives, touchdowns and passing yards, among others. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)
Timothy D. Easley/AP File PhotoA family spokesman for Muhammad Ali says the boxing great has been released from a hospital after recovering from a severe urinary tract infection. Ali spokesman Bob Gunnell says the three-time world heavyweight champion is back home after being released from an undisclosed hospital Tuesday night

Muhammad Ali released from hospital

LOUISVILLE -- Muhammad Ali is home after being hospitalized with a severe…

Timothy D. Easley/AP File PhotoA family spokesman for Muhammad Ali says the boxing great has been released from a hospital after recovering from a severe urinary tract infection. Ali spokesman Bob Gunnell says the three-time world heavyweight champion is back home after being released from an undisclosed hospital Tuesday night
Courtesy photoMuhammad Ali’s fight to overturn a prison sentence for refusing to perform military service in Vietnam is detailed in the documentary “The Trials of Muhammad Ali.”

October 28: ‘The Trials of Muhammad Ali’ at Opera Plaza Cinema

Who's in town British author Zadie Smith appears in an onstage conversation…

Courtesy photoMuhammad Ali’s fight to overturn a prison sentence for refusing to perform military service in Vietnam is detailed in the documentary “The Trials of Muhammad Ali.”