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Steve Jones Show – Friday, May 5, 2017 Hour 1

Steve Jones Show
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Steve Jones Show - Friday, May 5, 2017 Hour 1
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Topics: New Lonzo Ball shoes and this day in sports history. Guest: Philly.com award winning sports writer Dick Jerardi checks in from Louisville.  DJ, who met Muhammad Ali several times, made the pilgrimage this week to his grave site prior to covering the Kentucky Derby.

Jon Saraceno On Steve Jones Show

Former USA Today writer and ESPN boxing anaylst Jon Saraceno will appear on The Steve Jones Show at 3:35pm edt on Thursday June 16. Saraceno will discuss the life and times of Muhammad Ali plus the many opportunities he had to visit and interview “The Greatest.” The Steve Jones Show is heard on Newsradio 1070 WKOK (1070AM) in Sunbury, PA.  WKOK can be heard on line at www.wkok.com. Following the live broadcast, you can hear the Saraceno interview as well as the entire show here on our podcast page.

Muhammad Ali dies at 74

Muhammad Ali, considered one of greatest boxers of all-time and a sporting icon, died on Friday, his representative Bob Gunnell, announced. He was 74. A three-time world heavyweight champion, Ali died after being admitted to a Phoenix hospital Thursday for a respiratory issue, Gunnell said. Ali’s funeral will take place in Louisville, Kentucky, according to Gunnell. “The Ali family would like to thank everyone for their thoughts, prayers and support and asks for privacy at this time,” Gunnell wrote in a statement. Born Cassius Clay in Louisville on January 17, 1942, he rose to notoriety after winning a gold medal…

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali hospitalized

By Brandon Wise/CBS Sports Muhammad Ali is back in the hospital, this time for a respiratory issue, a family spokesperson announced on Thursday. Doctors are planning to treat the issue quickly and make it a short visit for the former world heavyweight champion. “Ali, who suffers from Parkinson’s disease, is being treated by his team of doctors and is in fair condition,” wrote family spokesman Bob Gunnell in a statement. “A brief hospital stay is expected. At this time, the Muhammad Ali family respectfully requests privacy.” It is unknown what caused the issue. Ali has battled Parkinson’s disease for the…