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Muhammad Ali Center celebrates life of 'The Greatest'

Updated: October 30, 2005, 4:00 PM ET
Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The relationship between this city and native son Muhammad Ali always comes back to a story of the brash Olympic boxing champ, then known as Cassius Clay, tossing his 1960 gold medal into the Ohio River in disgust over entrenched racism.

But the story may be apocryphal - Ali later told friends he simply misplaced the medal - and as the years passed Louisville and Ali eventually came to appreciate each other.

Now, Ali's hometown is ready to unveil a ...

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