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Bill Russell, Boston Celtics Legend and the NBA’s Ultimate Winner, Dies at 88

Off the court, he was a champion for civil rights: "He represented things that were right while he had something to lose."

Roger Angell, Revered Baseball Essayist, Dies at 101

Roger Angell, who turned a 1962 spring training assignment for The New Yorker into an elegant baseball writing career that landed him on the steps of Cooperstown’s Hall of Fame, died Friday. He was 101. Angell died at his home in Manhattan, New Yorker editor David Remnick announced. In 1956, Angell essentially replaced his mother, Katharine Sergeant Angell, […]

Irv Cross, Pioneering Sportscaster on ‘The NFL Today,’ Dies at 81

The onetime Eagles and Rams cornerback co-hosted the CBS pregame show from 1975-89.

Jim Bouton, Author of the Baseball Tell-All ‘Ball Four,’ Dies at 80

Jim Bouton, the former All-Star pitcher for the New York Yankees who threw baseball the ultimate curve with the publication of his 1970 tell-all book, 'Ball Four,' has died. He was 80.