Muhammad Ali is laid to rest (includes ways to watch live)

The funeral procession of Muhammad Ali will begin at 9 a.m. ET. At 2 p.m. ET, a memorial service will take place in Louisville’s KFC Yum! Center.

Watch the funeral live online:

  • CBSN – starts at 1:00 pm, no cable subscription required
  • ESPN – starts at 2:00 pm, cable subscription required
  • TV ONE – starts at 2:00 pm, cable subscription required

On Friday the world was rocked by the death of Muhammad Ali. Ali was one of the greatest heavy weight boxing champions in history, who first entered the public arena after winning Olympic gold. Energetic and almost musical, he often spoke quickly in entertaining rhymes, long before the era of rap. He delighted the public, and confounded conservative journalists, who lined up to interview him.

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Essay: “I am still the greatest” by Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali

In the wake of Muhammad Ali’s passing, it’s a good time to revisit an essay penned by the legendary boxer and activist himself, read by his wife, on National Public Radio.

“I have always believed in myself, even as a young child growing up in Louisville, Ky. My parents instilled a sense of pride and confidence in me, and taught me and my brother that we could be the best at anything. I must have believed them…” (NPR)

Enjoy reading and listening to “I am the Greatest” (NPR)


Boxing Legend and Humanitarian Muhhammad Ali dies at 74

Muhammad Ali

The management team at Face Activities honors the passing of an American original, sports icon and humanitarian, Muhammad Ali, who died from a respiratory illness, age 74. We extend our condolences to his family, friends, and many fans around the world. One of the most popular athletes and effervescent personalities, Ali was an Olympic Boxer, and Heavy Weight Champion of the world, considered one of the greatest pugilists ever to live. Read more