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Controversial ex-boxer Rubin “Hurricane” Carter died after a battle with prostate cancer at the age of 76 on April 20. Carter is best known for being convicted twice of a triple murder and then being released from prison after prosecutors refused to try him a third time. Carter reportedly died in his sleep in his adopted home of Toronto, Canada. Carter was...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ByR31Y3EZ2Y&feature=youtube_gdata The Ultimate Warrior was one of the most intriguing WWE-WWF wrestlers ever. He’s now passed away after being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame during Wrestlemania Weekend. RIP to the Ultimate Warrior! ...

Just days after he was enshrined in the WWE Hall of Fame, 54-year-old James Brian Hellwig (known as The Ultimate Warrior), collapsed at an Arizona hotel Tuesday evening. He was later pronounced dead at an area hospital, and so far no cause of death is known, though reports say the collapse came after Warrior clutched his chest. Though there are many tragic stories of pro...

Jim Irsay’s arrest for DWI and possession of prescription pills may be the least of his worries. According to Tim Evans and Mark Alesia of the Indianapolis Star, the arrest came less than three weeks after a woman was found dead of an apparent drug overdose in a townhouse Irsay previously had given to her. The woman, Kimberly Wundrum, 42, had a history of drug problems...

We have some sad news to report. Navy running back Will McKamey died on Tuesday night at Baltimore’s Maryland Shock Trauma Center. McKamey was 19. As we reported recently, McKamey collapsed during practice last Saturday and had to be airlifted to the hospital at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. McKamey was in a coma after undergoing surgery...

Former Ford Motor Co executive William Clay Ford Sr., the last surviving grandchild of the automaker’s founder, Henry Ford, and the longtime owner of the Detroit Lions football team, died on Sunday at age 88, the company said. Many Lions fans have blasted Ford in forums and message boards for the team’s lack of success. Many believe that the Lions’ fortunes...

Former boxing champion Antonio Cermeno was shot and killed in his home country of Venezuela. Cermeno and some of his relatives had been seized on Monday night near the La Urbina area of the capital Caracas. The relatives escaped when the kidnappers stopped to refuel a car, but the ex-boxer remained a hostage, police said. His body was discovered in the central state...

I’ve been listening to Angelo Caltadi on the radio since I was a young teen, so that takes a little bit of the hilarity out of the story. I have a cheesesteak probably every other day. It’s a staple of life here in Philly. According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, Cataldi, the morning host of Sports Radio 94 WIP, almost had a serious life threatening situation develop...

The president of the World Boxing Council (WBC) Jose Sulaiman died at the age of 82 at the University of California Los Angeles on Thursday. Sulaiman had been in charge of the popular boxing organization since 1975. He was admitted to hospital in October due to a heart condition and underwent heart bypass surgery at the time. His death was confirmed by the WBC and his...

In some sad news today, Curtis Bray of Iowa State passed awa. According to the Cyclone Report, the Iowa State Cyclones defensive line coach passed away at the age of 43. Terribly sad news this morning: Iowa State football asst. coach Curtis Bray has passed away at age 43. — Paul Clark (@cyclonereport) January 15, 2014 Bray was working out this morning when he collapsed. Our...