Though air travel once terrified Ali, he faced his fears to win a gold medal at the Olympics.
The Louisville Regional Airport Authority Board voted unanimously on Wednesday to rename the city's airport after "The Greatest" — Muhammad Ali. The new name is Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport.
Sports Illustrated "just turned Muhammad Ali's Legacy Award into toilet paper," a Fox News contributor said of Kaepernick being honored.
The 83-year-old civil rights activist opened a new account in pursuit of social justice.
Bill Russell, a trailblazing pioneer for Black men in the NBA, had a career of historic proportions. Russell led the Boston Celtics to win 11 championships in just 13 seasons (1956 to 1969) and he was the NBA's MVP five times.
Ali, son of the legendary boxer, was traveling from Jamaica and has a U.S. passport.
Muhammad Ali Jr., son of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, said he was detained at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida after being questioned about his religion.