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Celebrating Muhammad Ali, 1942-2016

Muhammad Ali. World Journal Tribune photograph by Ira Rosenberg, 1967. Library of Congress.

Muhammad Ali, born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. in 1942, passed away on June 3, 2016. Still the only three-time world heavyweight champion, Ali was known for his powerful athleticism, his outsize personality, his controversial conversion to Islam as a young … Continue reading

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Congrats to the Men’s Basketball Team & Coach Hunter!

Image by Rob Buenaventura CC-BY-NC

Georgia State’s men’s basketball team won their opening game in the NCAA tournament  yesterday, upsetting number 3-seed Baylor, in a nail-biting, down-to-the-buzzer finish. (Read a full recap here.) All of us here at the Library want to heartily congratulate the entire team … Continue reading

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Panther Pride: Georgia State Sports & Recreation

GSU Football photos and Coach Trent Miles

Friday, September 6 • 10:00 a.m. Library South, Second Floor Panther Pride: Georgia State Sports & Recreation is an exhibit that highlights the growth of athletics at GSU, from the early Spur Club to the debut of GSU Football in … Continue reading

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Dr. Brenda Pitts, Sports Management/Marketing Expert

Did you know that in 2010 licensed NASCAR products brought in over 3 billion dollars?  Or that the economic impact of Super Bowl XLV was over 10 billion dollars? Dr. Brenda Pitts, Professor of Kinesiology and Health, was a keynote … Continue reading

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