Daland, coach of swimming champions at USC, dies

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Peter Daland, who coached the University of Southern California swim team to nine NCAA championships and mentored Olympic gold medal winners, has died. He was...

‘The Man’ is here! Stan Musial tours Busch Stadium before Game 4 (Video)

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ST. LOUIS — He has Alzheimer' s disease and turns 92 years old in a month, so he doesn't always appear at his best, but Hall of Fame slugger Stan Musial looked pretty darned good...

Broncos owner Pat Bowlen has no plans to sell team

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Broncos owner Pat Bowlen is fighting Alzheimer' s, and as such, he resigned his position as CEOthis past summer. On Sunday, the team issued a statement about the organization' s...

Mae Louise Allen Mays, wife of Willie Mays, dies at 74 after long battle with Alzheimer’s disease

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Sad news to report from the San Francisco Giants family on Friday night as the team announced that Mae Louise Allen Mays, the wife Giants legend and baseball Hall of Famer Willie...

Brain injury expert faults NFL concussion deal

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A scientist studying the brains of deceased athletes with head trauma criticized the proposed NFL concussion settlement, saying it would not compensate...

Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen steps down amid fight with Alzheimer's

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Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen is ceding control of the team, his wife confirmed in a statement to the Denver Post, as she confirmed some much-rumored health problems that he has...

Ex-heavyweight champ Jimmy Ellis, friend of Muhammad Ali, dies at 74

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The former heavyweight champion, who fought in one of the sport's golden eras for heavyweights, had been suffering from Alzheimer's disease.

Joe Girardi’s father Jerry dies at age 81

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There will be a lot of heavy hearts at Yankees Stadium for Thursday night' s ALDS Game 4 as it has been announced that Jerry Girardi, the father of New York Yankees manager Joe...

Arkansas' Williams uses hardships as motivation

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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) -- Jonathan Williams sat with his family in a Fayetteville hotel, one night before he reported to Arkansas to play football for the Razorbacks.

What would we do if the NFL's troubles surfaced in San Antonio?

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If you follow concussion-ball at all, you've no doubt noticed the NFL has recently been in the news for all the wrong reasons. There have been domestic violence incidents involving...