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Muhammad Ali -- in sports
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  • Muhammad Ali Jinnah had lived in London as a young man and trained as a barrister.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • He was a big, handsome guy from the Dominican Republic, something about him reminiscent of the young Muhammad Ali—sweet-tempered, always kidding around, but you didn’t want to mess with him.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Then I stood over his bleeding body, taunting him like Muhammad Ali over Sonny Liston, daring him to get back up.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • The latest news from Mobutu is that he’s bringing two great American boxers, Muhammad Ali and George Foreman, to the stadium in Kinshasa.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible

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  • Once on ESPN I had seen an old Muhammad Ali Joe Frazier fight in which those guys just stood toe to toe, exchanging punches.
    Carl Deuker  --  Gym Candy
  • In 1980-nearly forty years later-Halina’s only son, David Lee Preston, a tall, thin, handsome dude with a lean face, dark eyes, and glasses, wandered over to my desk at the Wilmington (Del.) News Journal holding a story I had written about boxer Muhammad Ali.
    James McBride  --  The Color of Water
  • He picked up a green wine bottle he found in the gutter and tossed it onto the hard concrete of Muhammad Ali Avenue in Newark, New Jersey.
    Sampon Davis, et. al.  --  We Beat the Street
  • I called him Muhammad Ali and he called me Sinbad; these were our Northamerican names.
    Junot Diaz  --  Drown
  • You look a little like Muhammad Ali, you know.
    James Patterson  --  Kiss the Girls
  • I got Malcolm, Martin Luther King, Jesus, and Muhammad Ali.
    Walter Dean Myers  --  Slam!

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  • Soon as he saw it was me he got into his Muhammad Ali stance and went into a little jive shuffle.
    Walter Dean Myers  --  Hoops
  • Ben would like to name it Muhammad Ali, because, just like Muhammad Ali, the minivan takes a punch and keeps going.
    John Green  --  Paper Towns
  • Four local men, Mukhtar Khan Yousafzai, Khurshid Kakajee, Zahid Khan and Muhammad Ali Khan, went from hujra to hujra persuading elders to join together.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Ben would like to name it Muhammad Ali, because, just like Muhammad Ali, the minivan takes a punch and keeps going.
    John Green  --  Paper Towns
  • Mondele, just think, Muhammad Ali.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • When they had that fight down there with Muhammad Ali and George Foreman we had tons of tourists from that.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • I’d read it in the paper, between the lines of my favorite sport columnists in the New York Post and the old Long Island Press, in their refusal to call Cassius Clay Muhammad Ali, in their portrayal of Floyd Patterson as a "good Negro Catholic," and in their burning criticism of black athletes like Bob Gibson of the St. Louis Cardinals, whom I idolized.
    James McBride  --  The Color of Water
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