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AFL all-time leading rusher Clem Daniels dies at age 83

Mar. 26, 2019 12:44 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Former Oakland Raiders running back and AFL all-time leading rusher Clem Daniels has died at age 83. The team announced Daniels' death late Monday night but did not give a cause. Daniels played nine seasons of pro football starting with the Dallas Texans of the AFL in 1960. He spent...

Former Knicks, NYU player Cal Ramsey dies at 81

Mar. 25, 2019 7:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Cal Ramsey, who starred at NYU in the 1950s and went on to play and broadcast for the New York Knicks, died Monday. He was 81. The Knicks said Ramsey died of cardiac arrest at The Riverside Premier Rehabilitation and Healing Center in Manhattan. After his playing career, Ramsey worked for...

Newtown dad who probed violence dies in apparent suicide

Mar. 25, 2019 7:04 PM EDT

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — On the day of his 6-year-old daughter's funeral, as Jeremy Richman and his wife gathered with loved ones, an idea emerged for a way to channel their grief: a foundation to promote research into the brain pathologies that lead to violence. Within months of the slaying of their...

Scott Walker of the Walker Brothers dies at age 76

Mar. 25, 2019 11:03 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Scott Walker, the influential singer, songwriter and producer whose hits with the Walker Brothers in the 1960s included "The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore," has died. He was 76. The record company 4AD announced the death on Monday. The company said he died Friday afternoon in London. A cause...

Marty Noble, longtime New York baseball writer, dies at 70

Mar. 25, 2019 5:08 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Marty Noble, the longtime baseball writer and Hall of Fame voter who was a mainstay on the New York Mets beat for decades, has died. He was 70. He died Sunday in Florida, according to Newsday and MLB.com. Newsday said a family member confirmed his death, but no cause was given. Noble...

After baby death, mother calls for changes at Salem Hospital

Mar. 24, 2019 10:44 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon mother who watched her 7-week-old baby die of meningitis is calling for changes at a hospital from which the child was initially discharged. Ginger McCall said her daughter was discharged from Salem Hospital's emergency room with what staff said was a routine infection, the...

Mike Trout says he's "an Angel for life" with new contract

Mar. 24, 2019 9:37 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout smiled into the postcard-perfect Orange County sunlight and said exactly what every Los Angeles Angels fan has spent years hoping to hear. "I know there was a lot of talk about going back East, but I enjoy every minute being here," Trout said Sunday. "This is my home. I...

Larry Cohen, director of cult horror films, dies at 77

Mar. 24, 2019 4:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Larry Cohen, the maverick B-movie director of cult horror films "It's Alive" and "God Told Me To," has died. He was 77. Cohen's friend and spokesman, the actor Shade Rupe, said Cohen passed away Saturday in Los Angeles surrounded by loved ones. Cohen's films were schlocky, low-budget films...

Georgia Tech announces death of DT Brandon Adams

Mar. 24, 2019 3:43 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Brandon Adams, a rising senior who was expected to be a key member of Georgia Tech's defensive line under new coach Geoff Collins, died at the age of 21, the school announced Sunday. Adams had been going through offseason workouts and was preparing for the start of spring practice when he...

Dixie State senior football player dies in a Utah hospital

Mar. 24, 2019 1:06 PM EDT

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Officials at Dixie State University say redshirt senior football player Abraham Reinhardt has died at a hospital. School officials did not release a cause of death, but an online account set up for his medical bills says the 23-year-old Reinhardt died of a sudden illness. According...