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Rabbi Michael Lerner Brings Down The House At Muhammad Ali's Funeral

Berkeley-based rabbi Michael Lerner spoke as a representative of the Jewish faith at Muhammad Ali’s memorial service in Louisville today, and delivered a fiery sermon calling for a litany of social change, including the ending of drone warfare, the ending of Israeli West Bank occupation, and literally dozens of other…

Jeremy Schaap And Bob Ley Telling Muhammad Ali Stories At 4 A.M. Is Must-See TV

ESPN’s Bob Ley and Jeremy Schaap are two of the network’s best, and the pair anchored hours of Muhammad Ali coverage in the very early morning that few—other than west-coast insomniacs—were able to see. That’s a shame, because the two engaged in a tremendous discussion of the boxer’s legacy and shared some…

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The Time Hunter S. Thompson Passed Out In A Pool And Missed The Rumble In The Jungle

The classic 1974 Ali-Foreman fight in Zaire attracted, among other things, famous writers like Norman Mailer and George Plimpton and even ol’ Hunter Thompson. But while Mailer and Plimpton and the rest of the world marveled at Ali’s command performance, Thompson, well, he experienced the fight as only he could.…