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Guy Lewis, 93 (1922 - 2015)
Guy Lewis, former University of Houston men's basketball coach, has died at 93. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Mal Whitfield, 91 (1924 - 2015)
Mal Whitfield, a Tuskegee airman who won three Olympic gold medals, has died, according to the Associated Press. He was 91. For full obituary and coverage, click here.
Jonah Lomu, 40 (1975 - 2015)
Jonah Lomu, who bulldozed opponents with his size and blistering speed only to be felled by a kidney illness that extinguished his meteoric All Blacks career, died suddenly at his home in Auckland, New Zealand, The Associated Press reported. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Tommy Hanson, 29 (1986 - 2015)
Tommy Hanson, a former Major League Baseball starting pitcher, died Monday of organ failure, according to multiple news sources. He was 29. For full obituary and coverage, click here.
Mel Daniels, 71 (1944 - 2015)
Mel Daniels, Hall of Fame center for the Indiana Pacers, has died. For full obituary and coverage, click here.
Flip Saunders, 60 (1955 - 2015)
Flip Saunders, the head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves who notched more than 1,000 victories over a 35-year coaching career, died Sunday of cancer, according to ESPN. He was 60. He also...
Howard Kendall, 69 (1946 - 2015)
The Associated PressLIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Howard Kendall, who led Everton to two league championships and a European title in the mid-1980s in the first of three coaching spells with the...
Dean Chance, 74 (2015)
Dean Chance, the Cy Young Award-winning pitcher who palled around with the Hollywood jet set, died Sunday, the Minneapolis Star Tribune and the Associated Press reported. He was 74. According to...
Sam Adams, 67 (2015)
Former New England Patriots offensive lineman Sam Adams has died in Houston at the age of 67, according to the Associated Press. Adams became ill at his Houston home last Saturday and died at a...
Lindy Infante, 75 (1940 - 2015)
Former NFL coach Lindy Infante has died in Florida, according to The Associated Press. He was 75. Infante's wife, Stephanie, told The Associated Press that he died Thursday in St. Augustine after...
Harry Gallatin, 88 (2015)
Harry Gallatin, the Hall of Fame basketball player who was a seven-time All-Star forward for the New York Knicks in the 1950s, died Wednesday, according to the Associated Press. He was 88. The...
Ignacio Zoco, 76 (1939 - 2015)
Ignacio Zoco, a former Real Madrid defensive midfielder who won a European Cup and seven league championships along with the 1964 European title with Spain, has died, The Associated Press reported....
Erik Roner (2015)
Erik Roner, an action sports athlete who was a star of MTV's "Nitro Circus," died in a skydiving accident in Squaw Valley, California, Monday, Sept. 28, according to USA Today. He was 39. Known by...
Yogi Berra, 90 (1925 - 2015)
Baseball great Yogi Berra died Tuesday of natural causes. He was 90. Berra was a New York baseball stalwart, playing for the Yankees for most of his career and the Mets for a single year, then...
Milo Hamilton, 88 (2015)
Milo Hamilton, a Hall of Fame broadcaster who called Hank Aaron's historic 715th home run in 1974, has died, according to the Associated Press. The Houston Astros announced the death of their...
Joe Morrone, 79 (2015)
Joe Morrone, a Hall of Fame coach who led the Connecticut men's soccer team to the 1981 national title, has died, according to the Associated Press. He was 79. He died Wednesday night after a long...
Joaquin Andujar, 62 (2015)
Joaquin Andujar, a star pitcher with the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1980s, has died in his native Dominican Republic, according to the Associated Press. He was 62. The team said he died Tuesday....
Tyler Sash, 27 (2015)
Tyler Sash, a standout safety at the University of Iowa who later won a Super Bowl with the New York Giants, has died, the state medical examiner's office said Tuesday, according to the Associated...
Al Arbour, 82 (1932 - 2015)
Al Arbour, 82, who coached the NHL's New York Islanders from 1973 through 1994, winning four Stanley Cup championships along the way, has died following a long illness. As a player in the 1950s...
Justin Wilson, 37 (2015)
Known, as ESPN describes him, as the "Gentle Giant" of racing, IndyCar driver Justin Wilson died Monday after a head injury sustained during a crash at Pocono Raceway, the Associated Press and his...
Bob Fillion, 94 (2015)
Bob Fillion, who won two Stanley Cup championships with the Montreal Canadiens, has died at the age of 94, according to the Associated Press. The team's alumni association said Thursday that...
Buddy Baker, 74 (1941 - 2015)
Buddy Baker, a former Daytona 500 winner and NASCAR Hall of Fame nominee, has died after a brief battle with lung cancer, according to The Associated Press. Baker, who died early Monday, was 74.
Frank Gifford, 84 (1930 - 2015)
NFL Hall of Famer and veteran sports broadcaster Frank Gifford has died in Connecticut, his family announced on Sunday, according to NBC News and other sources. He was 84. In a statement, his...
Louise Suggs, 91 (2015)
By DOUG FERGUSON, The Associated PressLouise Suggs, an LPGA founder and among the best women to ever play with 61 wins and 11 majors, died Friday. She was 91.The LPGA Tour said she died in a hospice...
Mel Farr, 70 (1944 - 2015)
Mel Farr, an NFL running back who rushed for more than 3,000 yards in his seven NFL seasons as a Detroit Lion, has died. He was 70.
Kaiser Carlile, 9 (2015)
Batboy Kaiser Carlile died Sunday, a day after he was accidentally hit by a follow-through swing near the on-deck circle during the Liberal Bee Jays' game in Wichita, Kansas, according to multiple...
Billy Pierce, 88 (1927 - 2015)
By JASON KEYSER, The Associated PressCHICAGO (AP) — Billy Pierce, a seven-time All-Star pitcher who played in two World Series and spent most of his 18 years in the majors with the Chicago White...
Bill Arnsparger, 88 (2015)
Bill Arnsparger, the assistant coach whose "No Name Defense" helped the Miami Dolphins to two Super Bowl titles and the only perfect season in NFL history, died Friday The Associated PressMIAMI ...
Van Miller, 87 (1927 - 2015)
Longtime Buffalo Bills radio broadcaster Van Miller died Friday, the team confirmed Saturday. He was 87. Miller was the Bills' play-by-play announcer from the team's first year in 1960 through 1970,...
Alcides Ghiggia, 88 (1926 - 2015)
Alcides Edgardo Ghiggia, who scored the winning goal in the final game of the 1950 World Cup to give Uruguay a surprising 2-1 victory over soccer powerhouse Brazil which is still remembered as Brazil...