LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Muhammad Ali made his final journey through his hometown Friday in a funeral procession for The Greatest as thousands of mourners lined the streets where the future heavyweight champion of the world once chased school buses in hiking boots to train for his fights.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Love smiled as he walked onto the court, sharing a handshake and laugh with teammate Jordan McRae. Love then worked on his drop-step, dunked, fired up a few outside shots and practiced free throws.
Outwardly relaxed, he desperately wanted to do more.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Jim Brown both got the call on June 4, which was strangely appropriate, along with simultaneously heartbreaking and heartwarming.
DETROIT (AP) — Gordie Howe, the rough-and-tumble Canadian farm boy whose boundless blend of talent and toughness made him the NHL's quintessential star during a career that lasted into his 50s, has died. The man forever known as "Mr. Hockey" was 88.