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Cheers for Ali at literary ceremony in NY

Updated: October 5, 2012, 12:52 AM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Muhammad Ali owned the night without saying a word.

The boxing great was the guest of honor Thursday night at the annual Norman Mailer Center benefit gala. The ceremony benefited the Norman Mailer Writers Colony, named for the late author.

Ali was in attendance to watch the first ever presentation of the Muhammad Ali Ethics Award, a writing prize for college students. Introduced by emcee Alec Baldwin, Ali sat mute and expressionless in an armchair on a small, makeshift ...

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