The Draft: Ali Up

He certainly knows how to fight. For all his fistic prowess, however, Muhammad Ali, né Cassius Clay, has twice been TKO'd by U.S. Army intelligence tests. Last week the Army pulled him off the floor. In line with recently lowered standards for draftees, Louisville Selective Service Board 47 announced that the heavyweight-boxing champ and other candidates previously classified 1-Y are now eligible for military service and likely candidates for the March call-up. Said Board Chairman J. Allen Sherman: "Clay's 24 years old and single, so that puts him right up there."

As usual, Clay came up swinging. For once he had...

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