Boxing
 
               === Former heavyweight champ Norton dies at 70 ===
 
 Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) - Ken Norton Sr., a former heavyweight boxing
 champion,  passed away  Wednesday at an Arizona hospital, according to the Los
 Angeles Times. He was 70 years old.
 
 Norton,  who  suffered a stroke  last year,  apparently died due to congestive
 heart failure.
 
 Most remembered for his victory over Muhammad Ali in 1973, Norton finished his
 boxing career with a record of 42-7-1 and 33 knockouts.
 
 One  of  his sons, Ken  Norton Jr., played  in the NFL  as a linebacker for
 the Dallas Cowboys and San Francisco 49ers.
 
 
 
 
 09/18 20:31:04 ET

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