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Ali, Activism & The Modern Athlete

Examine the nature of the modern athlete and celebrity through the lens of Muhammad Ali and today. The hour-long discussion features Ken Burns, two-time Super Bowl Champion and Co-Founder of Listen Up Media Malcolm Jenkins, two-time Olympic Boxing Gold Medalist, World Boxing Champion and PFL fighter Claressa Shields, and ESPN/The Undefeated Vice President and Editor-in-Chief Raina Kelley.
Length 1:05:04 Premiere: 09/17/21

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Spanish Version | Round Four: The Spell Remains (1974-2016)

S1 E8 Length 1:39:49 Premiere Date 09/22/21

Spanish Version | Round Three: The Rivalry (1970 - 1974)

S1 E7 Length 1:50:20 Premiere Date 09/21/21

Spanish Version | Round Two: What's My Name? (1964-1970)

S1 E6 Length 1:54:43 Premiere Date 09/20/21

Spanish Version | Round One: The Greatest (1942-1964)

S1 E5 Length 2:09:25 Premiere Date 09/19/21

Round Four: The Spell Remains (1974-2016)

S1 E4 Length 1:39:49 Premiere Date 09/22/21

Round Three: The Rivalry (1970 - 1974)

S1 E3 Length 1:50:20 Premiere Date 09/21/21

Round Two: What's My Name? (1964-1970)

S1 E2 Length 1:54:43 Premiere Date 09/20/21

Round One: The Greatest (1942-1964)

S1 E1 Length 2:09:25 Premiere Date 09/19/21

Critics Agree on Muhammad Ali

Preview Length 00:31 Premiere Date 09/19/21

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Round One: The Greatest (1942-1964) - S1 E1

Premiered On: 09/19/2021

Boxer Cassius Clay rises in the amateur ranks to win gold at the 1960 Olympics. He turns professional, sharpening his boxing skills and honing his genius for self-promotion. In 1964, he upsets Sonny Liston to become heavyweight champion.

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Round Two: What's My Name? (1964-1970) - S1 E2

Premiered On: 09/20/2021

Cassius Clay publicly joins the Nation of Islam and takes the name Muhammad Ali. When he refuses induction into the Army, he is stripped of his title and forced into exile. After three years, he returns to the ring, but he's lost a step.

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