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2014-04-15 12:27:01

NEW YORK, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rare early-career photos of Muhammad Ali, curated from a collection of more than 3,000 historical images of Ali in training and spending time with his family, are being made available to consumers for the first time by USA TODAY Sports in conjunction with the launch of The USA TODAY Sports store (www.fanphotos.com/usatoday), a new e-commerce destination for digital reprints and images from the archives of USA TODAY Sports....

2014-04-10 16:22:44

PHOENIX, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the eve of the 20(th) anniversary of Celebrity Fight Night, the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center is unveiling an extensive expansion that doctors say will help thousands more patients receive care. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140410/LA03005 The Center is the primary beneficiary of Celebrity Fight Night, an annual fundraising gala that will be held this year in Phoenix on April 12. Celebrity Fight Night attracts generous...

2014-02-04 23:04:09

The 2013 ABCNEWS VideoSource Award went to The Trials of Muhammad Ali. Produced by Kartemquin Films, the doc uses rare and newly discovered archival footage to tell the story of Ali’s struggle to stand up for his spiritual convictions and political conscience, regardless of the cost to his boxing career. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 ABCNEWS VideoSource, the news and stock footage licensing arm of ABC News, announced today that The Trials of Muhammad Ali was the winner of the...

2013-12-18 08:26:12

World Boxing Champion, Child Advocate and Working Mom Hosts Multicultural Parenting Series NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Moguldom Media Group LLC ("MMG"), the leading digital media company serving multicultural audiences, today announced that boxing champion, TV host and mother of two, Laila Ali, has joined MadameNoire, the company's leading lifestyle website for multicultural women. Ali joined MadameNoire to host the popular online video series, "Mommy in Chief." (Photo:...

2013-10-17 20:25:37

PHOENIX, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center in Phoenix is dramatically expanding its Hispanic outreach with seminars that will be available throughout the United States. Presented online and completely in Spanish, these seminars will also be offered to groups in Mexico and Colombia. "This is an incredible step for the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center," says Claudia Martinez, program coordinator for the Ali center's Hispanic Outreach Program. "We are thrilled...

2013-09-30 16:23:39

PHOENIX, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions around the nation recently watched the NBC premier of "The Michael J. Fox Show." Leading experts at the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center in Phoenix say they are delighted to see national exposure for this often misunderstood disease. The new television series stars Michael J. Fox as a news anchor who returns to work five years after being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, which affects as many as 1.5 million Americans. "Our...

2013-09-18 12:30:03

Among the changes the family has indicated, comes the termination of a licensing agreement MIAMI, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim Dundee, son of the late world famous boxing trainer Angelo Dundee has decided to terminate the licensing agreement which saw Angelo Dundee's 5(th) Street Gym re-open three years ago at 555 Washington Avenue in the heart of Miami Beach, FL 33139. Jim Dundee stated: "My father alongside his head trainer and protege Matt Baiamonte dreamed of re-opening...

2013-08-27 08:24:30

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, September 12th, The American Documentary Film Festival will present the new documentary, The Trials of Muhammad Ali. The screening, which begins at 7:30pm, will take place at the Camelot Theatres. "This is one of the first films to receive an AmDocs Film Fund Award," said AmDocs Festival Director, Ted Grouya. "Our Film Fund Industry Panel of Judges saw the potential of the film and decided to commit funds to it. Now,...

2013-05-29 23:19:28

The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation Funds Fellowships & On-going Parkinson's Disease Research at Barrow Neurological Institute Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation has contributed $1 million to the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center at Barrow Neurological Institute. The gift will support two fellowships in Parkinson´s disease plus additional staffing for the Center and research in the Gait and Balance Laboratory. Bob and Renee Parsons are...

2013-03-01 16:24:31

BOSTON, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Champion boxer turned women's fitness advocate Laila Ali, daughter of legendary fighter Muhammad Ali, called on students at Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) to take control of their own health. "We need to take care of ourselves now before we have a problem in the future," said Ms. Ali, who spoke at BHCC on Thursday, February 28, as part of the College's Compelling Conversations speaker series, which has brought such notables as actress...