Muhammad Ali's daughter has denied rumors of her father being near
yesterday, saying he was at home watching the Super Bowl.
May May Ali said she talked to her father on Sunday morning on the phone
and he was fine. She said he watched the Super Bowl at home in Arizona.
The rumors were started by a report in a British tabloid quoting Ali's
brother, Rahman, as saying the former heavyweight champion was near death.
Rahman, though, said he hadn't seen his brother since last summer and had
no contact with the family.
The report was widely repeated on the Internet, drawing expressions of
condolences on Twitter and Facebook.
Ali suffers from Parkinson's disease. He celebrated his 71st birthday last