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Tex Winter, innovative Hall of Fame coach, dead at 96

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Tex Winter, the innovative ”Triangle Offense” pioneer who assisted Phil Jackson on 11 NBA championship teams with the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers, has died. He was 96. Winter’s family said he died Wednesday in Manhattan, where he began his coaching career at Kansas State in 1947 and led the Wildcats to two Final Fours and eight Big ...

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'A first-class Winnipegger': Hockey legend Ab McDonald dead at 82

Winnipeg’s hockey community is mourning the loss of NHL legend Ab McDonald.  McDonald died Tuesday night. He was 82. Born in Winnipeg, McDonald’s NHL career began with the Montreal Canadiens in the 1957-58 season. He went on to win three consecutive Stanley Cups with the team. He then joined the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1960-61 season where he won his fourth ...

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Blackhawks legend Stan Mikita dead at 78

When Stan Mikita got back together with the Chicago Blackhawks, it was clear how much the reconciliation meant to the Hall of Fame forward. He became a team ambassador, and then got a bronze statue outside the United Center. He was a regular at home games, drawing loud cheers when he was shown on the videoboard, often with former teammate ...

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Dead body discovered in freezer at SunTrust Park

Cobb County police announced Tuesday that a dead body was discovered inside a walk-in freezer at SunTrust Park, home of the Atlanta Braves. Officer Sarah O’Hara told Bob Brasch of the Atlanta Journal-Constitutio… MLB | theScore

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Dead body found at Janoris Jenkins' New Jersey home

A body was found at New York Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins‘ home in Fair Lawn, N.J., on Tuesday morning, TMZ Sports first reported. Assistant Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo said the investigation is ongoing… NFL | theScore

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Dwight Clark, who started an NFL dynasty with 'The Catch', dead at 61

Dwight Clark will forever be remembered for one iconic moment, his leap in the back of the end zone to make a fingertip grab of a game-winning touchdown that launched the San Francisco 49ers dynasty and is one of the most indelible images in NFL history. Clark, the author of one play simply known as “The Catch,” died Monday just ...

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San Francisco 49ers Legend Dwight Clark Dead At 61

Former San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Dwight Clark, who made arguably the most important catch in the franchise’s history, died Monday at age 61, about 15 months after he announced he had amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). His wife, Kelly Clark, announced his death on his Twitter page. <div class="content-list-component em… Sports

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Former 49ers wide receiver Dwight Clark dead at 61

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Dwight Clark, who helped launch a dynasty for San Francisco with his iconic catch that sent the 49ers to their first Super Bowl, has died one year after revealing he had ALS. He was 61. Clark said in March 2017 that he had amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease), which attacks cells that control muscles. He ...

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