Sportshour: Review 2016

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20161231"Listen back to the two most significant moments in the Sportshour year

Remembering and rejoicing. We hear from those whose lives were influenced by Muhammad Ali, who passed away in 2016.

Plus, San Quentin Correction Facility, one of North America's most notorious prisons. It has held convicts like Charles Manson, and today it houses the largest death row population in the USA. The cells are dark, claustrophobic and threatening. However outside in the Californian sun is one of the more progressive rehabilitation projects in the American penal system: The San Quentin tennis program. The tennis court is one of very few places in the prison where racial divides do not exist. No matter of race or gang affiliation, the tennis court is a neutral zone. Caroline Barker is on court with murderers, bank robbers and kidnappers.

Photo: Cassius Clay (later Muhammad Ali) lying on his hotel bed in London in 1963. He holds up five fingers in a prediction of how many rounds it will take him to knock out British boxer Henry Cooper. Credit: Len Trievnor/Express/Getty Images

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20161231Listen back to the two most significant moments in the Sportshour year

Remembering and rejoicing. We hear from those whose lives were influenced by Muhammad Ali, who passed away in 2016.

Plus, San Quentin Correction Facility, one of North America's most notorious prisons. It has held convicts like Charles Manson, and today it houses the largest death row population in the USA. The cells are dark, claustrophobic and threatening. However outside in the Californian sun is one of the more progressive rehabilitation projects in the American penal system: The San Quentin tennis program. The tennis court is one of very few places in the prison where racial divides do not exist. No matter of race or gang affiliation, the tennis court is a neutral zone. Caroline Barker is on court with murderers, bank robbers and kidnappers.

Photo: Cassius Clay (later Muhammad Ali) lying on his hotel bed in London in 1963. He holds up five fingers in a prediction of how many rounds it will take him to knock out British boxer Henry Cooper. Credit: Len Trievnor/Express/Getty Images

20161231Listen back to the two most significant moments in the Sportshour year

Remembering and rejoicing. We hear from those whose lives were influenced by Muhammad Ali, who passed away in 2016.

Plus, San Quentin Correction Facility, one of North America's most notorious prisons. It has held convicts like Charles Manson, and today it houses the largest death row population in the USA. The cells are dark, claustrophobic and threatening. However outside in the Californian sun is one of the more progressive rehabilitation projects in the American penal system: The San Quentin tennis program. The tennis court is one of very few places in the prison where racial divides do not exist. No matter of race or gang affiliation, the tennis court is a neutral zone. Caroline Barker is on court with murderers, bank robbers and kidnappers.

Photo: Cassius Clay (later Muhammad Ali) lying on his hotel bed in London in 1963. He holds up five fingers in a prediction of how many rounds it will take him to knock out British boxer Henry Cooper. Credit: Len Trievnor/Express/Getty Images