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Time Inc.’s Sports Illustrated to present Muhammad Ali Legacy Award to Jack Nicklaus

By Laurie Andrews Posted in - Press on November 11th, 2015

Golf legend, philanthropist, businessman and global ambassador of the sport will be first to receive renamed Ali Legacy Award Nicklaus.com, November 10, 2015 Today, Time Inc.’s Sports Illustrated announced that Jack Nicklaus has been chosen to receive the Muhammad Ali Legacy Award. The award was created in 2008 to honor athletes and sports figures that have embodied the ideals of sportsmanship, leadership and philanthropy as vehicles for changing the world over their lifetime. Earlier this year the award was renamed theSports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award in tribute to the iconic boxer and humanitarian. “It gives me great pleasure to know the first Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award will be given to one of sports’ biggest living legends, Jack Nicklaus,” said Muhammad Ali. “Jack’s passion… Read more »