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Sports World Reacts To Death Of James Gandolfini

Actor, Jersey Guy, Sports Fan — Gandolfini Gone Too Soon

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — James Gandolfini died on Wednesday at 51. The world lost a great actor, Jersey guy and sports fan.

News of “The Sopranos” star’s passing spread quickly on Twitter, which became a place of mourning — even if your feed was exclusively sports-related.

That’s not just because of Gandolfini’s breakout role as Tony Soprano. He was a bona fide sports fan, a big booster for Rutgers athletics, a Jets guy.

In many ways, he was one of us.

Here’s just some of the reaction from the sports world:

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