Celebrity deaths

Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul, left, reaches for the ball held by Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant during the first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
May 18, 2018 - 6:01 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Rockets star Chris Paul is among many in the Houston sports world offering condolences to the families affected by an area school shooting that left 10 people dead. Paul says: "It's tough, man. It's scary that that's become the norm here. We've got to do something about it." The...
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FILE - In this July 30, 1966 file photo, England's soccer captain Bobby Moore, center, is carried by teammates Geoff Hurst, center left, and Ray Wilson as he holds FIFA World Cup after England defeated Germany 4-2 in the final at London's Wembley Stadium. Ray Wilson, the left back for all six of England's games in its World Cup-winning campaign in 1966, has died. He was 83. Former club Huddersfield announced Wilson’s death on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. (AP Photo, file)
May 16, 2018 - 1:04 pm
HUDDERSFIELD, England (AP) — Ray Wilson, the left back in all six of England's games in its World Cup-winning campaign in 1966, has died. He was 83. Huddersfield announced Wilson's death on Wednesday. The northern English team said Wilson, who played for the club for most of his career, continued...
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FILE - In this April 8, 1957, file photo, Doug Ford, left, gets assistance from Jack Burke Jr., as he slips into the traditional green jacket worn after winning the Master golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. Ford, the oldest surviving Masters champion and a Hall of Famer, died Monday, May 14, 2018. He was 95. (AP Photo/Horace Cort, File)
May 15, 2018 - 7:32 pm
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Doug Ford, the oldest surviving Masters champion who won 19 times on the PGA Tour and was the player of the year in 1957, has died. He was 95. The PGA Tour said Ford's family notified the tour that he died Monday night. Details of his death were not immediately...
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FILE - In this May 6, 2018, file photo, Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green, top, goes to the basket against New Orleans Pelicans forward E'Twaun Moore, bottom, in the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans. Green is the first Warriors player to ever average a triple-double in a postseason series. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
May 10, 2018 - 3:58 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Draymond Green's remarkable postseason has pushed beyond basketball, featuring Charles Barkley declaring he'd like to punch the emotional Golden State forward, a death threat from a frustrated fan who Green encouraged to get the help he needs, and an attempt by the All-Star...
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April 28, 2018 - 7:19 pm
CARNESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Former NASCAR driver James Hylton, the 1966 Rookie of the Year, was killed in a traffic accident Saturday, authorities said. He was 83. Hylton and his son, 61-year-old James Hylton Jr., died at the scene of the crash, which happened on Interstate 85 in Carnesville a little...
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FILE - In this March 27, 2018, file photo, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich watches during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, in Washington. The wife of Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has died. She was 67. The Spurs confirmed Erin Popovich's death Wednesday, April 18, 2018. The team didn't provide further details. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
April 20, 2018 - 12:40 am
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — LeBron James fought back tears. Former President Bill Clinton offered condolences. Craig Sager's daughter tweeted that she was "just sick" over the news. Such is the regard that so many, from so many walks of life, have for San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, whose 67-year-...
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2012, file photo, Hal Greer speaks with the media during a press conference in Huntington, W.V. Greer, a Hall of Fame guard and the Philadelphia 76ers' career leading scorer, has died. The Sixers said Greer died Saturday night, April 14, 2018, in Arizona after a brief illness. He was 81. (AP Photo/The Herald-Dispatch, Mark Webb, File)
April 16, 2018 - 11:06 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hal Greer, a Hall of Fame guard and the Philadelphia 76ers' career leading scorer, has died. The Sixers said Greer died Saturday night in Arizona after a brief illness. He was 81. Greer spent 15 seasons with the Syracuse Nationals and Philadelphia 76ers and finished his career...
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April 12, 2018 - 5:50 pm
UTICA, N.Y. (AP) — Tony Stewart and the parents of Kevin Ward Jr. have agreed to settle a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family against the former NASCAR champion for his role in the death of their son on a dirt track in New York more than three years ago. Minor stipulations remain to be...
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April 12, 2018 - 3:04 pm
UTICA, N.Y. (AP) — Retired NASCAR star Tony Stewart, family of driver Kevin Ward Jr. agree to settle wrongful death lawsuit.
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April 07, 2018 - 4:00 am
April 8 1935 — Gene Sarazen gets a double eagle on the 15th hole to erase Craig Wood's three-stroke lead, and goes on to win the Masters. 1943 — The Detroit Red Wings beat the Boston Bruins 2-0 to win the Stanley Cup with a four-game sweep. 1956 — Jack Burke, Jr. comes back from eight strokes...
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