Al Arbour, who coached the Islanders to four consecutive Stanley Cup championships and ranks as the NHL’s second-most winningest coach, has died, team officials announced Friday.
Darryl Dawkins, whose backboard-shattering dunks earned him the moniker “Chocolate Thunder” and helped pave the way for breakaway rims, has died. He was 58.
Frank Gifford, as well-known for being a buffer for fellow announcers Don Meredith and Howard Cosell on “Monday Night Football” as for his versatility as a player, died Sunday. He was 84.
Stabler may not have been better than Montana, Unitas or Manning, but would any of them have beaten him in the final moments of the biggest game? Very doubtful.
Ken Stabler, who led the Oakland Raiders to a Super Bowl victory and was the NFL’s Most Valuable Player in 1974, has died as a result of complications from colon cancer. He was 69.
The late Darryl Hamilton was remembered with a moment of silence before Tuesday night’s game between two of his former teams, the New York Mets and Milwaukee Brewers.
Following the news of his tragic death, the network paid tribute to the former big leaguer with an emotional video that honored his life.
Nelson Doubleday Jr., the publishing scion who bought the New York Mets and shepherded the team to a 1986 World Series title, has died. He was 81.
WWE says Virgil Runnels, a former professional wrestler known by his fans as Dusty Rhodes, has died. He was 69.
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.