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Photo credit FILE - In this July 13, 1987, file photo, American League All-Star manager John McNamara, left, of the Boston Red Sox, chats with National League counterpart Davey Johnson, of the New York Mets, between workouts in preparation for the upcoming All-Star Game in in Oakland, Calif. McNamara, who managed several Major League Baseball teams during his career, died Tuesday, July 28, 2020, in Tennessee. He was 88. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
July 29, 2020 - 10:19 pm
John McNamara, manager of ill-fated ‘86 Red Sox, dies at 88…
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Photo credit FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2015, file photo, former University of Illinois basketball coach Lou Henson acknowledges the crowd while taking his seat courtside during the dedication of the court in his name at the State Farm Center in Champaign, Ill. Henson, the basketball coach who led Illinois back into the national spotlight, has died at age 88. The school said Henson died Saturday, July, 25, 2020, and was buried on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Rick Danzl, File)
July 29, 2020 - 12:56 pm
Former Illinois, New Mexico St coach Lou Henson dies at 88…
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Photo credit Fans wearing face masks to help protect against the spread of the new coronavirus watch the KBO league game between Doosan Bears and LG Twins in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, July 27, 2020. Masked fans hopped, sang and shouted cheering slogans in baseball stadiums in South Korea on Sunday as authorities began bringing back spectators in professional sports games amid the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
July 28, 2020 - 6:21 pm
The Latest: Texas has zero active coronavirus infections…
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July 13, 2019 - 10:39 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels all wore Tyler Skaggs' No. 45 jerseys as they stood solemnly on the field while his mother, Debbie, delivered a heartbreakingly perfect strike with her first pitch. Three incredible hours later, the Angels walked back onto the Angel Stadium field, some...
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June 09, 2019 - 12:49 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Former NFL quarterbacking great Bart Starr is being remembered at a public memorial event in his native Alabama. An event celebrating Starr's legacy as a star of professional and college football will be held Sunday afternoon at Samford University in suburban Birmingham...
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June 01, 2019 - 11:13 am
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on the Champions League final between Tottenham and Liverpool (all times local): 5:45 p.m. The Champions League says a moment of silence will be held in memory of former Spain midfielder José Antonio Reyes before the final kicks off. Reyes was killed early Saturday in a...
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May 27, 2019 - 2:12 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Bill Buckner, a star hitter who became known for making one of the most infamous plays in major league history, has died. He was 69. Buckner's family said in a statement that he died Monday after a long battle with dementia. Buckner won an NL batting title, was an All-Star and got 2,...
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