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  • Memphis Basketball Player Karim Sameh Azab Dies of Leukemia at Age 22

    Karim Sameh Azab, a forward for the University of Memphis basketball team, died at the age of 22 on Thursday. Per Tammy DeGroff of the Tigers' official website, the school announced Azab's death nine months after he was diagnosed with leukemia...

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  • Former player, coach Maloney dies at 68

    Dan Maloney, a physical player known for fighting who later coached two NHL teams, died early Monday at age 68.

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  • Former Barcelona president Nunez dies at age 87

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Josep Lluis Nunez, the Barcelona president who oversaw the club's transformation into a soccer powerhouse, has died. He was 87. Barcelona says Nunez died on Monday. The club did not mention the cause of death. Nunez was in charge when Barcelona signed greats including Diego Maradona ...

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  • Former College Basketball Player Sues Adidas Over Payments

    Fallout from a federal probe of alleged corruption in college basketball entered a new chapter as a former University of Louisville player sued Adidas, alleging the sports-clothing maker violated racketeering laws by paying families of high-profile recruits.

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  • Former basketball player killed in Kansas murder-suicide

    SHAWNEE, Kan. (AP) - Authorities say a former college basketball player in Kentucky has been killed in a murder-suicide in suburban Kansas City. Police in Shawnee, Kansas, found the bodies of 27-year-old Courtney Bivins, of Kansas City, Missouri, and 34-year-old Joshua Mobley, of Mission, Kansas, near a park on Sunday. ...

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  • Former basketball player killed in Kansas murder-suicide

    Authorities say a former college basketball player in Kentucky has been killed in a murder-suicide in suburban Kansas City. Police in Shawnee, Kansas, found the bodies of 27-year-old Courtney Bivins, … Click to Continue

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  • Tim Rossovich, actor and former NFL player, dies at 72

    Tim Rossovich, a consensus All-America defensive end at Southern California who played in the NFL before going on to an acting career, has died. He was 72. Rossovich died Thursday in Sacramento after a long illness, the school said Friday. Rossovich played at USC from 1965-67 and

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