The coach who won a national title at UNLV and made the school synonymous with basketball died Wednesday after several years of health issues. He was 84.
J.P. Parise, a Minnesota North Stars standout who also played for Canada in a landmark series against the Soviet Union in 1972, has died of lung cancer. He was 73.
James Hellwig, better known as former pro wrestler The Ultimate Warrior, has died, the WWE said. He was 54. The WWE said Hellwig died Tuesday but did not give any other details.
Buffalo Bills President Russ Brandon has told NFL owners that Bills owner Ralph Wilson has died. Brandon made the announcement at the league’s winter meetings in Orlando on Tuesday. Wilson was 95.
Jim Fregosi, a former All-Star who won more than 1,000 games as a manager for four teams, died Friday after an apparent stroke. He was 71.
Ralph Kiner, who slugged his way to the baseball Hall of Fame and then enjoyed a half-century career as a popular broadcaster, died Thursday. He was 91.
Jack Klugman, the prolific, craggy-faced character actor and regular guy who was loved by millions as the messy one in TV’s “The Odd Couple” and the crime-fighting coroner in “Quincy, M.E.,” died on Monday, a son said.
Geraldine Ferraro, a former New York Congresswoman, died on Saturday, her family said in a statement.