By David Mittleman

The Champ; The Greatest

Muhammad Ali, considered almost universally the greatest heavyweight boxer, died last Friday night at age 74. The last time I saw him in person was several years ago at the Breslin Center at Michigan State University. He was being escorted around in a golf cart. His Parkinson’s had progressed to the point that when we shook hands, he had a difficult time releasing, causing me to walk along quite a few steps with the moving cart. It was my honor. Much more than a mere boxer, the …read more