Death of Lamar Hunt

August 2, 1932 - December 13, 2006
Dallas, Texas | Age 74

Kansas City Chiefs owner dead at 74
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Lamar Hunt, the Kansas City Chiefs' owner who was a founder of the American Football League and one of the leaders of the AFL-NFL merger, has died.

Remembered as a humble and inventive entrepreneur, Hunt also came up with the term "Super Bowl." He died Wednesday night at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas due to complications from prostate cancer, Chiefs spokesman Bob Moore said. Hunt was 74.

"He wanted people to love the sports like he did," his wife Norma said. "He loved...

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