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Kevin Randleman, 44 (1971 - 2016)
Former UFC heavyweight champion and two-time NCAA champion wrestler Kevin Randleman has died, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Dave Mirra, 41 (1974 - 2016)
Dave Mirra, the BMX and X Games star, has died in an apparent suicide attempt, the Los Angeles Times reports. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Axl Rotten, 44 (1971 - 2016)
Brian Knighton, better known by his professional wrestling name, Axl Rotten, has died in Baltimore according to Us Weekly. He was 44. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Barney Hall, 83 (1932 - 2016)
Barney Hall, the legendary NASCAR broadcaster, died Tuesday from complications following a recent medical procedure at the age of 83, according to ESPN. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Bill Johnson, 55 (1960 - 2016)
Bill Johnson, the Olympic skier who was the first American to win gold in alpine skiing, died Thursday after a long illness, according to the Associated Press. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Ted Marchibroda, 84 (1931 - 2016)
Ted Marchibroda, former Colts head coach and broadcaster, has died according to the Associated Press. He was 84. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Jim Simpson, 88 (1927 - 2016)
The first play-by-play announcer for ESPN, Jim Simpson, died Wednesday morning in Scottsdale, Ariz., after a short illness, his family said, according to ESPN. He was 88. For the full obituary from...
Andrew Smith, 25 (2016)
Former Butler star center Andrew Smith, one of the main players on two teams that went to the national championship game, died on Tuesday after a lengthy battle with cancer, according to ESPN. He was...
Monte Irvin, 96 (1919 - 2016)
Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder Monte Irvin has died at the age of 96. Irvin played seven seasons for the New York Giants and one for the Chicago Cubs. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com...
John Johnson, 68 (1947 - 2016)
John Johnson, a two-time NBA All-Star forward, has died according to The Associated Press. He was 68. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Doug Atkins, 85 (2015)
Doug Atkins, a defensive lineman who was elected to both the Pro Football Hall of Fame and College Football Hall of Fame, has died at 85. For full obituary and coverage, click here.
Frank Malzone, 85 (2015)
Frank Malzone, the Boston Red Sox's all-time leader among third baseman with homers and RBIs, has died at 85. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Meadowlark Lemon, 83 (1932 - 2015)
Meadowlark Lemon, whose half-court hook shots and basketball-spinning antics as a member of the touring Harlem Globetrotters entertained fans worldwide for more than two decades, has died. For full...
Dave Henderson, 57 (1958 - 2015)
Former major league outfielder Dave Henderson, who hit one of the most famous home runs in postseason history, died Sunday after suffering a heart attack at the age of 57. For full obituary and...
John "Hot Rod" Williams, 53 (1962 - 2015)
John Williams, who played as a power forward for the Cleveland Cavaliers from 1986 to 1995, has died, according to his longtime agent, Mark Bartelstein. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com...
Dolph Schayes, 87 (1928 - 2015)
NBA Hall of Famer Dolph Schayes, a 12-time All-Star died Thursday at the age of 87 due to complications brought on by terminal cancer, according to the Associated Press. For full obituary and...
Guy Lewis, 93 (1922 - 2015)
Guy Lewis, former University of Houston men's basketball coach, has died at 93. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Mal Whitfield, 91 (1924 - 2015)
Mal Whitfield, a Tuskegee airman who won three Olympic gold medals, has died, according to the Associated Press. He was 91. For full obituary and coverage, click here.
Jonah Lomu, 40 (1975 - 2015)
Jonah Lomu, who bulldozed opponents with his size and blistering speed only to be felled by a kidney illness that extinguished his meteoric All Blacks career, died suddenly at his home in Auckland,...
Tommy Hanson, 29 (1986 - 2015)
Tommy Hanson, a former Major League Baseball starting pitcher, died Monday of organ failure, according to multiple news sources. He was 29. For full obituary and coverage, click here.
Mel Daniels, 71 (1944 - 2015)
Mel Daniels, Hall of Fame center for the Indiana Pacers, has died. For full obituary and coverage, click here.
Flip Saunders, 60 (1955 - 2015)
Flip Saunders, the head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves who notched more than 1,000 victories over a 35-year coaching career, died Sunday of cancer, according to ESPN. He was 60. By JON...
Howard Kendall, 69 (1946 - 2015)
The Associated PressLIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Howard Kendall, who led Everton to two league championships and a European title in the mid-1980s in the first of three coaching spells with the...
Dean Chance, 74 (2015)
Dean Chance, the Cy Young Award-winning pitcher who palled around with the Hollywood jet set, died Sunday, the Minneapolis Star Tribune and the Associated Press reported. He was 74. According to...
Sam Adams, 67 (2015)
HOUSTON (AP) — Former New England Patriots offensive lineman Sam Adams has died in Houston at the age of 67. Adams became ill at his Houston home last Saturday and died at a hospital, Rodney...
Lindy Infante, 75 (1940 - 2015)
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) - Former NFL coach Lindy Infante has died in Florida at age 75. Infante's wife Stephanie told The Associated Press that he died Thursday in St. Augustine after a lengthy...
Harry Gallatin, 88 (2015)
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) - Harry Gallatin, the Hall of Fame basketball player who was a seven-time All-Star forward for the New York Knicks in the 1950s, died Wednesday. He was 88. The Knicks and...
Erik Roner (2015)
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A skier and BASE jumper who regularly appeared on an MTV show about extreme sports was killed after crashing into a tree during a skydiving stunt at a Northern California golf...
Ignacio Zoco, 76 (1939 - 2015)
MADRID (AP) - Ignacio Zoco, a former Real Madrid defensive midfielder who won a European Cup and seven league championships along with the 1964 European title with Spain, has died. He was 76. Real...
Yogi Berra, 90 (1925 - 2015)
Baseball great Yogi Berra died Tuesday of natural causes. He was 90. Berra was a New York baseball stalwart, playing for the Yankees for most of his career and the Mets for a single year, then...