Obituaries Related to "Ali" from New York Times Archive
Mr. Khan was the foremost virtuoso of the lutelike sarod, with a dazzling technique and gift for melodic invention.
Dr. Pacheco, a physician, provided medical assistance to boxers for four decades and later became a ringside analyst on television.
In 55 bouts, Terrell had 21 knockouts and a record of 46-9. He briefly shared the heavyweight championship with Muhammad Ali.
Mr. Ali, who had the novel coronavirus, dedicated his own time and finances to promoting basketball and sports among Somali youth.
His oppressive rule set off uprisings that spread throughout the Arab world. He died in exile in Saudi Arabia, which had refused to extradite him.
Ms. Ali publicly battled a rare form of cancer for a year while she sought to fulfill her final wish of eating at the best restaurants in the world.
He was not seen as a serious threat to the champion, but after lasting 12 rounds against Ali, he saw the fight, though he lost, as a capstone to his career.
The country deserves a break from civil war, cholera, famine and the American-supported bombing by Saudi Arabia.
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He built Maryland into a national powerhouse and became the first coach to win more than 100 games at each of four major college programs.
His free-spirited music ignored genre boundaries. “If you’re a creative person,” he once said, “it’s important to break rules.”
He popularized the term “institutional racism" and, with Stokely Carmichael, wrote a book in 1967 that was seen as a radical manifesto.
His New York Times scoop enraged the Nixon White House, which ordered a tap on his phone. He later won a Pulitzer Prize for The Boston Globe.
With a keen eye for young talent, he helped boost the careers of Steve Martin, John Denver, Kenny Rogers and many other performers.
The Kremlin’s fiercest critic, whose work brought arrests, attacks and a near-fatal poisoning in 2020, had spent months in isolation.