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Former Ohio State football coach Earle Bruce dies at 87

Earle Bruce embraced the difficult task of following his mentor, Woody Hayes, as Ohio State's head football coach. In his later years, he became a much-loved patriarch of the program he helped build.<p>Bruce died in Columbus at the age of 87, according to a statement released by his daughters through …

Daryl Thomas, member of IU’s 1987 national championship team, dies from heart attack

Daryl Thomas, who averaged 15.7 points for Indiana’s 1987 NCAA championship team, died on Wednesday from a heart attack. Thomas was 52. A 6-foot-7 …

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Rick Pitino's 'Untouchable' 1996 Kentucky Wildcats championship team

The 1995-96 Kentucky Wildcats basketball team was one of the most dominant in history.<p>Deemed "The Untouchables," the team only lost two games all season en route to winning the national title, the first for coach Rick Pitino.<p>Fittingly, the majority of players on that team went on to enjoy success …

16 photos of former US presidents hanging out together

It's not easy to join the President's Club, but once you do, only few can understand the effect it has on you.<p>That might explain why former presidents have a bond that seems to transcend politics.<p>From formal events, to galas, fundraisers, and funerals — presidents stay within the same circle and …

7 Things You Might Not Know About William McKinley

Some American presidents have their faces on currency, some get memorialized in films and sketches. Then there are the others, whose …

Bears documentary shuffles '85 memories into a must-see time capsule

<i>“Boys, I’ve got some good news and some bad news. The good news is, give me three years and we’re going to be in the Super Bowl. The bad news is,</i> …

That Hilarious Story About Taft Getting Stuck in His Bathtub? It’s Not True

Ask your average American what they know about their nation’s 27th president and 10th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, and they’ll probably say …

Ice Bowl legacy: Frozen turf, forged legacies and a bygone era

For all the steam coming out of their frozen mouths, you could barely see the faces. Men, women and children, covered from head to toe in winter …

Sportscaster Dick Enberg — voice of baseball, football, tennis and more — found dead at his La Jolla home at 82

He had a bad cold and his voice, what was left of it, was croaky and raw. This was his fourth NCAA basketball tournament game in two days, and Dick Enberg didn’t think he could finish it. That had never happened before, but it was happening now.<p>So, during a commercial break, Enberg turned to his …

La Jolla

LOOK: Legends Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig once suited up in Notre Dame, USC jerseys

Babe Ruth supporting the Fighting Irish is one of the best photos of the week<p>On the night before USC played Notre Dame in 1927 at Soldier Field in …

Y.A. Tittle, Quarterback Who Led Giants to 3 Title Games, Dies at 90

Y. A. Tittle, the Hall of Fame quarterback who led the Giants to three consecutive National Football League championship games in the early 1960s after the San Francisco 49ers had discarded him as too old and too slow, died on Sunday night in Stanford, Calif. He was 90.<p>Louisiana State University, …

Flashback Friday: Y.A. Tittle throws 7 touchdowns

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Hall of Famer Connie Hawkins dies at age 75

PHOENIX -- Connie Hawkins, basketball's dazzling New York playground legend who soared and swooped his way to the Hall of Fame, has died at 75.<p>His …

Jud Heathcote was a master college basketball coach, stand-up comedian, and a one-of-a-kind man

Jud Heathcote, master college basketball coach and stand-up comedian, once summed up his profession and himself in a single sentence.<p>“The one thing …

College Sports

JFK ASSASSINATION: Thousands of top secret documents about President John F Kennedy's assassination could soon be made public

Loading...<p><b>WASHINGTON, D.C.</b> - Thousands of top secret documents that could hold never-before-revealed details about the assassination of President …

JFK Assassination

What Sparked the Clinton-Bush Friendship

Former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush discuss their friendship and Clinton's friendship with former President George H.W. Bush. They …

Joe Gibbs will be profiled by NFL Network’s ‘A Football Life’

NFL Network’s “A Football Life” series feeds on nostalgia, and there’s no bigger generator of Redskins nostalgia than Joe Gibbs. Thus arrived this week’s announcement that Gibbs will be featured in the next season of documentaries, news that has already sent Washington fans into an expectant …

What if it wasn’t all a Dream (Team)? Five 1992 Olympic what-if scenarios — 25 years later

Dominique Wilkins’ injury, Jordan sticking to his word and Shaq over Laettner. What if?<p>Want to feel nostalgic? Great. Better yet, want to feel <i>old</i>? …

Barry Bonds Wishes He Played 1 More Season, Says He'd Have Nearly 800 Home Runs

San Francisco Giants legend Barry Bonds said Monday he wished he played an additional season after he finished his career with 762 home runs.<p>"I should have played one more year, I should have had the chance to," Bonds said, per Janie McCauley of the Associated Press.<p>According to McCauley, Bonds …

MLB Legend Don Baylor Dies at 68

Former MLB outfielder and manager Don Baylor died Monday from multiple myeloma.<p>He was 68.<p>"Don passed from this earth with the same fierce dignity with which he played the game and lived his life," Baylor's wife, Rebecca, said in a statement, per ESPN.com.<p>Baylor, who won the 1979 American League MVP …

Darren Daulton, Catcher for the 1993 Pennant-Winning Phillies, Dies at 55

Darren Daulton, a three-time All-Star catcher who led a ragtag Philadelphia Phillies team to an improbable pennant in 1993, died on Sunday at his home in Clearwater, Fla. He was 55.<p>The Phillies said the cause was brain cancer, which Daulton had fought for four years.<p>Daulton, who was given a plaque …

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Super Bowl-Winning QB Jim Plunkett: "My Life Sucks ... Everything Hurts"

Jim Plunkett won a pair of Super Bowls with the Raiders in the 1980s, taking home the MVP award at Super Bowl XV. He played 15 years in the league, …

What Donald Trump and other US presidents looked like when they were young

It's hard to picture what American presidents were like before they left their marks on domestic and foreign policy.<p>Here we've collected old photos of US presidents to give a little taste of who they once were.<p>Not every president is listed since photography wasn't widely used during the United …

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Former Florida Gators record-setting QB John Reaves found dead at 67

<b>TAMPA, Fla. (AP) —</b> Former Florida and NFL quarterback John Reaves, who finished his college career as the NCAA’s all-time leading passer and later …

College Sports

Ara Parseghian, Hall of Fame coach at Notre Dame and Northwestern, dies at 94

Ara Parseghian's first team meeting in his first year as Notre Dame football coach left a lasting impression.<p>Alan Page, a freshman defensive lineman for the Irish during that 1964 season, said he had a "lightbulb moment" when Parseghian simplified the game for him by breaking it down into two …

Medicare becomes law of the land, July 30, 1965

On this day in 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law Medicare, which provides federally subsidized hospitalization and medical insurance for the nation's elderly. The legislation remains an important legacy of LBJ’s “Great Society” initiative.<p>Thirty years earlier, Congress had shelved …

Health Care

Former MLB All-Star Lee May dies at 74

Lee May, a three-time All-Star with 354 career home runs, passed away on July 29 at the age of 74.<p>Details of his passing are not known.<p>May, known as the Big Bopper, was a fierce hitter who hit 20 or more home runs and 80 or more RBI in 11 consecutive seasons. In 1976, he led the American League in …

Baseball

Look: Raines, Dawson show Expos pride in Cooperstown

The Montreal Expos may not be a team anymore, but it doesn't mean they can't continue to be enshrined in Cooperstown.<p>Prior to his induction into the …

A look at the daily routine of John Adams, who woke before dawn, walked 5 miles at a time, and drank hard cider at breakfast

John Adams had quite a career.<p>After graduating from Harvard in 1755, he worked as a schoolmaster in Worcester, Massachusetts. The role wasn't a great fit.<p>From there, Adams began studying law and was admitted to the bar in 1758. Over the years, Adams would become a legal powerhouse in New England.<p>He …