Not content with being an NBA legend and columnist for the Washington Post, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is adding a new career to his resume: comic book writer, as he explores one of his lesser-known passions, the mythology of Sherlock Holmes, and particularly the career of Holmes’ brother, Mycroft…

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Not content with being an NBA legend and columnist for the Washington Post, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is adding a new career to his resume: comic book writer, as he explores one of his lesser-known passions, the mythology of Sherlock Holmes, and particularly the career of Holmes’ brother, Mycroft…

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“We are deranged,” laments the narrator of Karl Shapiro’s poem “Auto Wreck” as he stands with other rattled witnesses beside a bloody car accident. “Our throats were tight as tourniquets,/Our feet were bound with splints.” That’s how most Americans feel following the mass shooting at an Orlando nightclub. We are deranged, the walking wounded—collateral damage Read More »

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on the “indomitable” spirit of Muhammad Ali Watch video on YouTube [share title=”Share Online” facebook=”true” twitter=”true” google_plus=”true” linkedin=”false” pinterest=”true” reddit=”true” email=”true”] Related News [recent_posts type=”post” category=”news” count=”3″ offset=”1.” orientation=”horizontal” no_image=”false” fade=”false”]

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Stephen Pays Tribute To Muhammad Ali, With Help From Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Watch video on YouTube [share title=”Share Online” facebook=”true” twitter=”true” google_plus=”true” linkedin=”false” pinterest=”true” reddit=”true” email=”true”] Related News [recent_posts type=”post” category=”news” count=”3″ offset=”1.” orientation=”horizontal” no_image=”false” fade=”false”]

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SGranitz/WireImage (Kareem Abdul Jabbar (left), Muhammad Ali) The basketball hall of famer and Ali’s friend writes that no one understood sports as entertainment or knew how to bring politics into it better than the heavyweight champion, who died Friday. Professional sports today is as much show business as it is athletics. It is a form Read More »

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When I first met Muhammad Ali, he was performing magic tricks on Hollywood Boulevard. I was a freshman at UCLA walking along the street with two of my school buddies when we saw him strolling with a small entourage, doing sleight-of-hand illusions for fans who came up to him. This was 1966 and Ali, only Read More »

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Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Fight Night; Lou Rocco/ABC via Getty Images (Muhammad Ali (left), Kareem Abdul-Jabbar) “I may be 7’2″ but I never felt taller than when standing in his shadow.” Kareem Abdul-Jabbar paid tribute to his “friend and mentor” Muhammad Ali following the three-time world heavyweight champion’s passing on Friday at the age of 74. Read More »

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During my more than 50 years in the public eye, I have met hundreds of renowned celebrities, artists, athletes, and world leaders. But only a handful embodied the self-sacrificing and heroic qualities that defined my friend and mentor, Muhammad Ali. A master of self-promotion, he declared early in his boxing career, I am the greatest! Read More »

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