Muhammad Ali’s Best Photos
Fifty years ago today, Muhammad Ali (known then as Cassius Clay) beat Sonny Liston in Miami Beach to become heavyweight champion of the world for the first time. To celebrate, SI has selected its 100 all-time best Ali photos, of which I’ve picked my favorites for the gallery above.
Athletes and Their Expensive Cars
It’s Always Sunny in Detroit has a look at Justin Verlander’s ridiculous car collection. Heat guard Dwyane Wade, meanwhile, is trying to unload his autographed McLaren MP4-12C for a mere $799,000. I think both could take a page from Redskins RB Alfred Morris and buy a used Mazda.
Like Father, Like Son
Lovely Lady Round-Up
Lucy from Boston wrote in to request Sarah Dumont be made a LLOD. I’d never heard of her but did some research and decided Lucy made a wise recommendation … Irina Shayk knows how to model shoes … Emily DiDonato turned 23 yesterday and SwimDaily celebrated with a tribute to the SI Swimsuit model … Sierra Merchant is another model worth keeping an eye on.
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Making Pittsburgh Proud
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury will pay tribute to the Steelers with this football-themed goalie mask during Saturday’s game against Chicago at Soldier Field. Somewhere, Willie Stargell and Terry Bradshaw are smiling at the show of Pittsburgh pride.
Remember The Jerky Boys?
Rolling Stone has a huge feature on the prank call legends of the 1990s.
Faces of the 40-Yard Dash
The NFL’s official Twitter account struck gold with this idea.
Odds and Ends
Sweden’s Erik Karlsson may unload his silver medal on eBay … Wannabe hipsters in New York City are paying $7,000 for facial hair transplants, a surgery that helps make beards look thicker and less patchy … Gerald Butler will star in the remake of Point Break … NYU is bringing back its baseball program after a 40-year hiatus … The Oklahoma State equipment manager forgot about Marcus Smart … The funniest photos from MLB’s Media Day … Will the NBA add a four-point line?
Feel-Good Video Of The Day
The Laurel (Mont.) boys basketball student-manager Seth Kraft, all 4-foot-1 of him, gets some playing time for his 18th birthday. (HT For The Win)
Ric Flair at 65
Ric Flair turns 65 today and Uproxx has a two-hour collection of his best promos. This is Part 1.
So Long, MovieFone
The famous 777-FILM number is going down and will be replaced by an app. Here’s Kramer taking over the helm during a 1995 episode of Seinfeld.