Tag: Muhammad Ali

Louisville to Rename Airport After Muhammad Ali

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. Ali was born with the heart of a champion in Louisville, K.Y., on Jan. 17, 1942. He began training as an…

Beyonc Surprises Colin Kaepernick with Muhammad Ali Legacy Award

Colin Kaepernick knew he would receive Sports Illustrated’s Muhammad Ali Legacy Award on Tuesday night, but not from one of the most successful recording artists on the planet Beyonc. “Colin took action with no fear of consequence or repercussion, only hope to change the world for the better,”Beyoncsaid while presenting…

Muhammad Ali Jr. Detained at Florida Airport 'Because I'm Muslim'

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. Muhammad Ali Ali was born in Philadelphia, has a United States passport and has no prior criminal history, yet he was stopped and held…

Muhammad Ali: The Loss of a Legend

Muhammad Ali, considered worldwide as “The Greatest” to ever enter a boxing ring, died at 9:10 p.m. Friday at a Phoenix, Arizona-area hospital. He was 74 years old. The boxing champion spent 32 years fighting Parkinson’s disease but succumbed to septic shock due to unspecified natural causes, according to Ali’s…