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Hall Of Famer Willie McCovey Dies At 80 Hall Of Famer Willie McCovey Dies At 80

San Francisco Giants legend and Baseball Hall of Famer Willie McCovey died today in a Bay Area hospital after losing what his former team called a “long battle with many health issues.” He was 80 years old.

Mar Ibarra, Mexican Women's Soccer Pioneer, Found Beaten To Death Mar Ibarra, Mexican Women's Soccer Pioneer, Found Beaten To Death

Marbella “Mar” Ibarra—one of the foremost promoters of women’s soccer in Mexico—was found dead early Monday morning in El Rosarito, Baja California, according to that state’s attorney general. Her body was found covered in a blanket, and her hands and feet were tied, El Sol de Tijuana reported. She previously had been…

Seahawks And Trail Blazers Owner Paul Allen Dies Of Cancer At 65 Seahawks And Trail Blazers Owner Paul Allen Dies Of Cancer At 65

Paul Allen, the Microsoft co-founder who owned the Seattle Seahawks and Portland Trail Blazers, and part of a stake in Seattle Sounders FC, died today from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He was 65.

Wayde Sims, 20-Year-Old LSU Forward, Shot And Killed Near Southern University Campus Wayde Sims, 20-Year-Old LSU Forward, Shot And Killed Near Southern University Campus

LSU junior forward Wayde Sims was shot near a neighboring university’s campus early Friday morning. The 20-year-old was taken to a local hospital where he died of his injuries, according to Baton Rouge Police.

Martial Arts Legend Kid Yamamoto Dead At 41 Martial Arts Legend Kid Yamamoto Dead At 41

The MMA world has lost one of its pioneers, as Japanese combat sports lifer Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto died, a month after being diagnosed with cancer. He was 41 years old.

Mike Hogewood Was The ACC Mike Hogewood Was The ACC

Growing up in North Carolina, there isn’t a whole bunch that precedes college basketball. God (yes, of course). Family (well, depends on the family). But always in that top-three, above friends, work, and health, sits ACC basketball.

Fancy Dog Tom Brady Is A Bad Dog! Fancy Dog Tom Brady Is A Bad Dog!

Longtime Vikings trainer Fred Zamberletti died Sunday morning, at the age of 86. Zamberletti served in some capacity within the Vikings organization from 1961 to this year, holding down the job of senior consultant and team historian since 2002. Randy Moss, who started his Hall of Fame career with the Vikings and…

1988 Olympic Gymnastics Champion Yelena Shushunova Dies At 49 1988 Olympic Gymnastics Champion Yelena Shushunova Dies At 49

Yelena Shushunova, the 1988 Olympic all-around champion, died in St. Petersburg due to complications from pneumonia. She was 49 years old.

Fuck These Motherfuckers Fuck These Motherfuckers

Frothing, militaristic football coaching has always relied on the premise that in order to win, players need to be trained and disciplined to the point of breaking down, so that their temperament and habits can be rebuilt in line with the goals and ambitions of the team. It’s a gnarly, brutal way of doing business,…

Reports: Circumstances Of Jordan McNair's Death Fit Into Pattern In "Toxic" Maryland Football Program Reports: Circumstances Of Jordan McNair's Death Fit Into Pattern In "Toxic" Maryland Football Program

19-year-old Maryland sophomore Jordan McNair died June 13, two weeks after he was airlifted from an offseason football workout to a local shock trauma center following an on-field collapse. Details of what caused McNair’s collapse and subsequent death were sparse and vague at the time, but a pair of ESPN reports…

Brian Christopher Deserved So Much Better Brian Christopher Deserved So Much Better

In the 1980s, when cable television changed the pro wrestling landscape and push truly came to shove in the industry, only one regional promotion survived in anything close to its original form. That was the Tennessee-based USWA, owned by Jerry Jarrett and his longtime top star, Jerry Lawler. With a history of…

Two Americans Among Group Of Cyclists Murdered By ISIS Affiliates In Tajikistan Two Americans Among Group Of Cyclists Murdered By ISIS Affiliates In Tajikistan

Lauren Geoghegan and Jay Austin wrote that they were trying to see the world by bike. The couple quit their jobs last summer to begin a transcontinental bicycling odyssey of sorts. Their goal was not to break any records, nor even attempt to encircle the entire globe. “We have neither a firm route nor a timetable, a…

Nikolai Volkoff, Cold Warrior And American Dreamer, Is Dead Nikolai Volkoff, Cold Warrior And American Dreamer, Is Dead

Lots of wrestlers cosplayed as commies during the Cold War. Nikolai Volkoff, who died over the weekend, was way closer to the real thing, and took his act far more seriously, than all the rest. He was 70 years old.

18-Year-Old University Of Maine Freshman Football Player Dies After Collapsing During Preseason Workout 18-Year-Old University Of Maine Freshman Football Player Dies After Collapsing During Preseason Workout

Darius Minor, an 18-year-old freshman defensive back on the University of Maine football team, died Tuesday during a preseason workout, per a report on the university’s website:

Masa Saito Was A Great Wrestler And Half Of Pro Wrestling's Most Famous Arrest Masa Saito Was A Great Wrestler And Half Of Pro Wrestling's Most Famous Arrest

Masanori “Masa” Saito, known as Mr. Saito to a generation of American wrestling fans, passed away at the age of 76 last weekend following a long struggle with Parkinson’s disease. An Olympic freestyle wrestler in 1964, Saito was a legendarily hard man and among the most universally respected people in the wrestling…

Vikings Offensive Line Coach Tony Sparano Dies Unexpectedly At Age 56 Vikings Offensive Line Coach Tony Sparano Dies Unexpectedly At Age 56

Minnesota Vikings offensive line coach Tony Sparano died suddenly Sunday morning, according to a statement from the Vikings:

Former NHL Goalie Ray Emery Dies In Drowning Incident On Lake Ontario Former NHL Goalie Ray Emery Dies In Drowning Incident On Lake Ontario

Former NHL goalie Ray Emery drowned Sunday morning while swimming at Hamilton Harbour at Lake Ontario, according to multiple reports. Emery reportedly never emerged after diving into the water near a friend’s boat, and a search for a missing swimmer became a recovery operation Sunday afternoon.

The World's Ugliest Dog Is Dead, Probably Not Of Ugliness The World's Ugliest Dog Is Dead, Probably Not Of Ugliness

Weeks after being crowned the World’s Ugliest Dog, 9-year-old bulldog Zsa Zsa died Tuesday. She was assassinated while delivering a speech at a town hall. No, okay, she passed in her sleep.

Reports: Tyler Honeycutt Died Of Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound During Overnight Standoff Reports: Tyler Honeycutt Died Of Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound During Overnight Standoff

Former Kings draftee Tyler Honeycutt, who was found dead by Los Angeles Police Department SWAT officers early Saturday morning after an overnight standoff with police, appears to have died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to multiple reports.

Reports: Former UCLA Star Tyler Honeycutt Found Dead After Shootout, Standoff With Police Reports: Former UCLA Star Tyler Honeycutt Found Dead After Shootout, Standoff With Police

Former UCLA star and Sacramento King Tyler Honeycutt was found dead after a shootout with police late Friday night in Los Angeles, according to multiple reports.

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