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Legendary NFL defender Bubba Smith passes away at age 66

August 7, 2011

Former NFL defensive end and longtime television and movie actor Charles Aaron “Bubba” Smith was found dead in his Los Angeles home on Wednesday. Coroner’s reports have not yet been released, but according to the Los Angeles Times, it is believed that Smith died of natural causes.

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AP Sources: NFL, players set on terms of deal

July 31, 2011

NFL owners and players agreed early Monday to the terms of a deal to end the lockout, and players were expected to begin their voting process later in the day, two people familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.

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NBA, college basketball player Armen Gilliam dies

July 7, 2011

Armen Gilliam, who was part of the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels basketball team that made a run to the Final Four in 1987 and played for several NBA teams, has died. He was 47. Gilliam died Tuesday night at the LA Fitness gym in Bridgeville while he was playing basketball.

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Three’s a Crowd

June 19, 2011

If you’re reading this particular post-mortem NBA Finals column to see if I am going to join the LeBron James lynch mob and to call him a selfish choker, you’re sadly mistaken. At the same time, I am not here to praise or defend him either.

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Burress leaves NY prison for uncertain NFL career

June 13, 2011

ormer New York Giants star Plaxico Burress was released from prison on Monday after spending nearly two years behind bars on a gun charge and headed to Florida to be with his family as he contemplates his chances of playing again in the NFL.

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Shaq says on Twitter: ‘I’m about to retire’

June 6, 2011

Shaquille O’Neal, who struggled to get on the court for the Boston Celtics because of leg injuries, said on Twitter on Wednesday that he is going to retire after a 19-year career in which he won four NBA titles and the 2000 league Most Valuable Player award.

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What can Brown do for the Phillies?

May 30, 2011

After spending much of the season at Triple-A Lehigh-Valley, Phillies outfielder Domonic Brown is back with the big league ball club, looking to provide a much-needed spark for an anemic Phillies offensive that’s had trouble scoring runs.

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