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Jim Kiick, Dolphins’ Perfect Season Running Back, Dead at 73 NFL Jim Kiick, Dolphins’ Perfect Season Running Back, Dead at 73 , 11:10am, June 21

MIAMI (AP) — Jim Kiick, the versatile running back who helped the Miami Dolphins achieve the NFL’s only perfect season…

Don Shula, Winningest Coach in NFL History, Dead at 90 NFL Don Shula, Winningest Coach in NFL History, Dead at 90 , Senior Writer 11:25am, May 4

If you are a football fan, you know the name Don Shula. He is an icon who won more games…

Woodworker Carves Stunning Portrait of the Late Kobe Bryant NBA Woodworker Carves Stunning Portrait of the Late Kobe Bryant , Editor 12:53pm, April 3

Need a hobby during the coronavirus pandemic? Why not try your hand at something creative like woodworking? Sure it's going…

Harlem Globetrotters Great Curly Neal Dead at 77 National Harlem Globetrotters Great Curly Neal Dead at 77 , 4:27pm, March 26

Fred “Curly” Neal, the dribbling wizard who entertained millions with the Harlem Globetrotters for parts of three decades, has died.…

Kobe Bryant’s Widow Sues Helicopter Operators for Deaths NBA Kobe Bryant’s Widow Sues Helicopter Operators for Deaths , 2:03pm, February 24

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant's widow on Monday sued the owner of the helicopter that crashed in fog and…

Former MLB All-Star Tony Fernandez Dead at 57 MLB Former MLB All-Star Tony Fernandez Dead at 57 , 9:47am, February 17

TORONTO (AP) — Tony Fernández, a stylish shortstop who made five All-Star teams during his 17 seasons in the major…

The Strange Coincidence of Bear Bryant’s Death Alabama The Strange Coincidence of Bear Bryant’s Death , Staff Writer 3:32pm, January 29

As members of the 1982 Alabama football team carried his casket down the steps of First Methodist Church of Tuscaloosa…

Kobe Bryant Dead at 41 in Helicopter Crash NBA Kobe Bryant Dead at 41 in Helicopter Crash , Editor 10:00pm, January 26

According to multiple reports, including TMZ Sports, ESPN, and Variety, Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant was killed in a…

David Stern Dead at 77, NBA Commissioner for 30 Years NBA David Stern Dead at 77, NBA Commissioner for 30 Years , 4:35pm, January 1

NEW YORK (AP) — David Stern, who spent 30 years as the NBA's longest-serving commissioner and oversaw its growth into…

Hayden Fry, Texan Who Turned Around Iowa, Dies at 90 Iowa Hayden Fry, Texan Who Turned Around Iowa, Dies at 90 , 9:55am, December 18

Hayden Fry, the Texan who revived Iowa football and became a Hawkeye State institution over two decades as a Big…

Texas Softball Player, 11, Tragically Dies After In-Game Collapse High School Texas Softball Player, 11, Tragically Dies After In-Game Collapse , Editor 12:51pm, November 5

Tragedy is hard to write about. Every time a story about a beloved Texan passing away comes up, it always…

Brett Favre’s Dad Died. The Next Day, He Dominated Monday Night Football NFL Brett Favre’s Dad Died. The Next Day, He Dominated Monday Night Football , 1:37pm, October 15

As part of its celebration of its 100th season, the NFL is designating a Game of the Week, each chosen…

Cedric Benson, Former Texas Star, Honored by Longhorns with Helmet Decal Texas Cedric Benson, Former Texas Star, Honored by Longhorns with Helmet Decal , 11:45am, August 27

Texas Longhorns everywhere are mourning the loss of a titan this morning, taken far too young. Cedric Benson died Saturday…

3 Years After Muhammad Ali’s Death, Listen to Billy Crystal’s Perfect Tribute National 3 Years After Muhammad Ali’s Death, Listen to Billy Crystal’s Perfect Tribute , 5:20pm, June 3

On Friday in Louisville, Kentucky, famed boxer Muhammad Ali was mourned by thousands of friends and family. One of those…

RIP Vader: 5 Legendary Early Career Moments You Probably Missed Pro Wrestling RIP Vader: 5 Legendary Early Career Moments You Probably Missed 4:12pm, June 20

After a two-year battle with congestive heart failure, WWE superstar Big Van Vader died at the age of 63. His…