Director Michael Mann has, over the course of his career, repeatedly revisited some of his movies for home-video director’s cuts, including The Last of the Mohicans and Miami Vice. Clearly, the Greatest of All Time was not shy about letting the camera know that, while the superstar actor who’s playing him (Smith) is a fine enough looking man, “He ain’t that pretty, but he’s pretty. Pretty enough to get by.” Ali and Smith’s banter about which one of them is more attractive continues when they begin posing for photos, and despite his Parkinson’s Disease, the champ proves to be in fine shape for verbal sparring , to the point that he even chooses this venue to announce — jokingly, of course — his forthcoming boxing comeback at age 60.
NBA all-stars opened the 2016 ESPYs with a message about police brutality and gun violence in America, urging other athletes to help rebuild their communities.
Laila Ali was on Today and opened up about the death of her father, who was loved and revered for his athletic talent and his personality and humanitarian work.
From the start of his career, when he was still known by his birth name, Cassius Clay, the fighter was quickly recognized as a TV host’s dream: a quick-thinking young man with a good sense of humor. It was the immediate contrast—a man whose profession traded in violent activity, yet who was capable of nimble wit—that made Clay a draw. Look at him recite his own boastful rhymes on the Steve Allen-hosted Tonight Show in 1964, when Clay was in training to fight—and shockingly defeat—Sonny Liston.