Obituaries

Kyle Busch, front left, leads the field at the start of the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, May 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 27, 2018 - 7:58 pm
The Latest from the busiest day in motorsports (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Denny Hamlin clipped Jimmie Johnson's No. 48 Chevy during the second stage of the Coca-Cola 600, causing the seven-time Cup Series champion to spin out. Joey Logano was caught up in the wreck when he ran into Johnson's car...
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FILE - In this Oct. 31, 1996, file photo, Indiana University football coach Bill Mallory speaks at a news conference in Bloomington, Ind., after he was fired. Mallory, the winningest football coach in Indiana history who also led three other schools to bowl games, has died from a brain injury suffered in a recent fall. He was 83. (AP Photo/Chuck Robinson, File)
May 25, 2018 - 6:10 pm
Bill Mallory, who led Colorado to the Orange Bowl and became the winningest football coach in Indiana history, has died from a brain injury suffered in a recent fall. He was 82. Indiana announced Mallory's death on Friday, a day after his son, Indiana State coach Curt Mallory, posted on Twitter his...
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FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2017 file photo, Liverpool fans at the Kop sing "You'll Never Walk Alone" during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield, Liverpool, England. The famous tune will be sung Saturday by 16,000-plus Liverpool fans at Olympic Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira, File)
May 24, 2018 - 3:44 pm
Gerry Marsden walked into Liverpool's ODEON cinema for a Laurel and Hardy film. It was raining when he started to leave, so he decided to stay for the second part of the double feature and watch the comedy duo one more time. And with that, a part of soccer history was born. Rodgers and Hammerstein'...
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FILE - In this July 4, 1965, file photo, Carol Mann lofts the ball out of the sand trap to the 17th green during the USGA Women's Open Golf Championship at the Atlantic City Country Club in Northfield, N.J. Mann, a two-time major champion who won 38 LPGA Tour titles, has died. She was 77. The LPGA Tour issued a statement Monday, May 21, 2018, that Mann had died Sunday at her home in The Woodlands, Texas. (AP Photo/File)
May 21, 2018 - 5:03 pm
Carol Mann, a two-time major champion who won 38 LPGA Tour titles, has died. She was 77. The LPGA Tour issued a statement Monday that Mann had died Sunday at her home in The Woodlands, Texas. LPGA Tour officials said a family member notified them of Mann's death. Her major titles were the 1964...
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File-This this Oct. 31, 1959, file photo, Billy Cannon, Louisiana State University's All-America halfback, slips by tacklers at the start of an 89-yard punt return for a touchdown to help LSU beat third-ranked Mississippi, 7-3 in Baton Rouge, La. Cannon, the gifted running back who won the Heisman Trophy for LSU in 1959 with a memorable Halloween night punt return touchdown against Mississippi, died Sunday, May 20, 2018. He was 80. LSU said Cannon, the school’s only Heisman winner, died at his home in St. Francisville, La. The cause of death was not immediately known. (AP Photo/File)
May 20, 2018 - 7:02 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Billy Cannon, the gifted running back who won the Heisman Trophy for LSU in 1959 with a memorable Halloween night punt return touchdown against Mississippi, died Sunday. He was 80. LSU said Cannon, the school's only Heisman winner, died at his home in St. Francisville. The...
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May 18, 2018 - 12:22 am
SYDNEY (AP) — Former junior middleweight world title boxing contender Troy Waters has died following a long battle with leukemia, his family said Friday. He was 53. One of three boxing brothers — Guy and Dean were the others, each of whom won national titles and fought internationally — Guy Waters...
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FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2012, file photo, Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive talks with reporters during the SEC basketball media day in Hoover, Ala. Slive, the former SEC commissioner who guided the league through a period of unprecedented success and prosperity, died Wednesday, May 16, 2018. He was 77. The Southeastern Conference said Slive died in Birmingham, Ala., where he lived with his wife of 49 years, Liz. The conference didn’t provide the cause of death. Slive retired in 2015 after 13 years as commissioner. He was battling prostate cancer at the time he stepped down. (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File)
May 16, 2018 - 9:37 pm
With bold vision, keen intellect and a gentle manner, Mike Slive guided the Southeastern Conference to unprecedented success and prosperity in 13 years as commissioner. He pushed for a college football playoff years before others embraced it and was a steadying force during a time of enormous...
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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 Dec. 31, 1983 file photo Seattle Seahawks coach Chuck Knox listening during a news conference in Miami. Knox, the veteran NFL coach who led the Seattle Seahawks for nine years and took the Los Angeles Rams to three straight NFC championship games, has died. He was 86. Knox died Saturday evening, the Seahawks confirmed Sunday, May 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, file)
May 13, 2018 - 8:09 pm
Chuck Knox, the former NFL coach who took the Los Angeles Rams to three straight NFC championship games and also led the Seattle Seahawks and Buffalo Bills, has died. He was 86. The Rams and Seahawks said Sunday that Knox died Saturday night. "He established a winning culture and a legacy that will...
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