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Ali's grandson wins in pro debut

Aug. 15, 2021 00:42 AM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Nico Ali Walsh made a successful pro debut Saturday night, winning in the first round and then paying homage to his grandfather, Muhammad Ali. Wearing trunks made for his grandfather, Ali Walsh knocked down his outmatched opponent midway through the...

Column: What's in a name? Ali grandson to fight in Oklahoma

Aug. 12, 2021 15:45 PM EDT

No one disputes that boxing is hard, really hard. For Nico Ali Walsh, living up his grandfather’s name might be even harder. He was, after all, The Greatest. “He’s just my grandfather and it’s as simple as that,” Ali Walsh said. “So it’s...

Some Maine grandparents will be able to use family leave

Jul. 18, 2021 09:42 AM EDT

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine is home to a new law that extends family medical leave protections to some grandparents. The proposal makes Maine Family Medical Leave protections available to working grandparents who must take time off to care for a grandchild who has a...