Joe Frazier knocked Ali down and won the Fight of the Century.
All wound up, Ali wore out Liston to wind up as champ.
George Foreman outsmoked Joe in Jamaica, look his crown.
A punch Slepin Fetchit taught Ali dispatched Liston in Lewiston.
A WISH AND A FALLEN STAR
Jim Ryun's 3:51.1 is still the fastest mile ever run, but the object of his fondest hope, the 1,500-meter Olympic gold medal, eluded him twice. In '68 Kip Keino and the altitude beat him. Here, in 72, a collision with Billy Fordjour of Ghana eliminated him in a heat.
A BAD FLOP AND A LONG RUN
In the '59 Belmont Eddie Arcaro avoided serious injury when Black Hills threw him into the slop. In '66 Johnny Longden, 59, had his 6,032nd win on George Royal.
STRONG MEN IN THE CLUTCH
Whether chasing each other around the course or whatever they were doing, Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus were the top dogs of golf. Palmer, who often looks like he just jumped down off the back of a truck, was the first to win a million, Nicklaus, truly a golden bear, the first to win two million. Whom they dance with is their own business.