Muhammad Ali

Frank Langella, left, and Christopher Plummer in a scene from "Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight." (AP Photo/HBO, Jojo Whilden)

Film puts Muhammad Ali, US high court in the ring

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Christopher Plummer may be frozen in some filmgoers’ memories as the noble-browed patriarch who made stern parenting and anti-Nazism sexy in “The Sound of Music.” But Plummer and his career aren’t […]

10/01/2013

In this Sept. 10, 1973, file photo, Muhammad Ali, right, winces as Ken Norton hits him with a left to the head during their re-match at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/File)

Former heavyweight champion Norton dies

LAS VEGAS (AP) — He was the second man to beat Muhammad Ali, breaking Ali’s jaw and sending him to the hospital in their 1973 heavyweight fight. Ken Norton frustrated Ali three times in all, […]

09/18/2013

In this May 11, 2013 file photo, Aretha Franklin performs during McDonald's Gospelfest 2013 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

Aretha Franklin, Bo Jackson to receive MLB honors

NEW YORK (AP) — Aretha Franklin and Bo Jackson will be honored at the 2013 MLB Beacon Awards Luncheon next month. Major League Baseball announced Thursday that Franklin and Jackson will receive awards on Aug. […]

07/25/2013

Congressman Peter King

NY congressman Peter King to step into boxing ring

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressman Peter King of New York is lacing up his boxing gloves for a fight that has nothing to do with budget cuts. The 68-year-old Republican is known more for his bare-knuckle politics than his pugilistic skills.

03/06/2013

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