By Jim Gomez Associated Press MANILA, Philippines (AP) — From Manny Pacquiao to left-wing activists, Filipinos in this boxing-crazy nation grieved the death of Muhammad Ali, which brought back fond memories of the epic 1975 “Thrilla in Manila” fight between him and Joe Frazier. “We lost a giant,” Pacquiao, the Filipino boxing legend, said on […]
Muhammad Ali, one of the world’s greatest boxers and one of the 20th century’s biggest personalities, died on June 3 in Phoenix, after being hospitalized for respiratory problems. He was 74. “I may be 7’2”, but I never felt taller than when standing in [Ali’s] shadow,” said NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in a Facebook post. […]
By Sarah Mervosh The Associated Press via The Dallas Morning News DALLAS (AP) — At a sleek venue in Dallas’ Design District, Ndaa Hassan burst through the curtain and rushed backstage. The fashion show was about to start.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Manny Pacquiao had a hat perched jauntily on his head, a bandage wrapped neatly around his right ear. His real work done for the night, he was heading down the Las Vegas Strip to sing a few songs with his band.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — On May 2, Floyd Mayweather Jr. took his daughter bowling after announci 15, ng his return to the ring.