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FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2005, file photo, New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, right, escorts his mother Jeannette as they leave the Naval Academy Chapel in Annapolis, Md., where they attended a funeral service for his father Steve Belichick. Jeannette Belichick died Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, from natural causes in Annapolis, Md. She was 98. (AP Photo/Matthew S. Gunby, File)

Jeannette Belichick, mother of Patriots' coach, dies at 98

Sep. 16, 2020 3:52 PM EDT

Jeannette Belichick, the mother of New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick, has died. She was 98. Patriots spokesman Stacey James said Belichick died Monday night of natural causes in Annapolis, Maryland. Belichick was preceded in death by her husband, Steve, who died in 2005 at age 86. In addition to their...

This Sept. 18, 2015 photo shows Lyle Thompson, Onondaga, of the Iroquois Nationals during the 2015 World Indoor Lacrosse Championships on the Onondaga Nation Reservation just south of Syracuse, New York. The Ireland Lacrosse team recently bowed out of the sport's top international tournament to open up a spot for the Iroquois Nationals. It's the latest in a series of gestures between the country and U.S. tribes that date back to 1847, when Choctaw leaders gave $170 to the Irish as their country battled a potato famine that resulted in the death of tens of thousands. Historians estimate today's value of the amount at roughly $5,000. (Jourdan Bennett-Begaye, Indian Country Today via AP)

Friendship between Ireland, tribes lives on in lacrosse

Sep. 15, 2020 9:58 PM EDT

More than 170 years ago, a U.S. tribe did Ireland a solid. The European country has not forgotten it. The Ireland Lacrosse team recently bowed out of the sport’s top international tournament to open up a spot for the Iroquois Nationals. It’s the latest in a series of gestures between the country...