Obituaries

New York Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton hits a walk-off two-run home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners at Yankee Stadium Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in New York. The Yankees defeated the Mariners 7-5. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
June 21, 2018 - 12:57 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Expectations have been sky high for Giancarlo Stanton since he was acquired from Miami last offseason. In front of a sellout crowd Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium, the 6-foot-6 slugger had his first huge moment in pinstripes. Stanton lined a two-run homer with two outs in the...
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FILE - In this June 19, 1977, file photo, Hubert Green holds the U.S. Open Championship trophy he won at the Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Okla. Hall of Fame golfer Hubert Green, who won a U.S. Open playing portions of the final round despite a threat against his life, has died. He was 71. He was battling throat cancer when he passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2018. (AP Photo/File)
June 20, 2018 - 2:10 pm
Hall of Fame golfer Hubert Green, who won a U.S. Open playing portions of the final round despite a threat against his life, has died. He was 71. Green won the 1977 U.S. Open and the 1985 PGA Championship in a career that included 19 PGA Tour victories and four on the seniors circuit. The PGA Tour...
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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2004, file photo Australian golfer Peter Thomson poses for a photo after an exhibition match at the Australian Golf Club in Sydney. Golf Australia says on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, the family of five-time British Open champion Peter Thomson has announced his death. He was 88. (AP Photo/Mark Baker, File)
June 20, 2018 - 3:31 am
Hailed as a hero to some and as golf royalty to others, Peter Thomson, a five-time winner of the British Open and the only player in the 20th century to win the tournament for three straight years, died Wednesday. He was 88. Thomson had been suffering from Parkinson's disease for more than four...
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FILE - In this April 10, 2010, file photo, Walter Bahr, the last living member of the U.S. soccer team that upset England at the 1950 World Cup, speaks before an MLS soccer game between D.C. United and the Philadelphia Union, in Philadelphia. Bahr has died at age 91. Bahr died Monday, June 18, 2018, in Boalsburg, Pennsylvania from complications that resulted from a broken hip, according to granddaughter Lindsey D. Bahr, a film writer for The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Drew Hallowell, Pool, File)
June 18, 2018 - 3:38 pm
When Walter Bahr walked off the field in Brazil after the famous United States victory over England at the 1950 World Cup, he didn't expect to become a soccer celebrity. Known for many years as the father of two NFL placekickers, Bahr regained prominence in his own right when the Americans returned...
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FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2005, file photo, Seattle Storm coach Anne Donovan, right, smiles as she is handed the game ball by team official Karen Bryant following the Storm's victory over the Minnesota Lyn in Seattle. The victory gave Donovan her 100th career WNBA victory as a coach, the first woman to reach that plateau. Donovan died Wednesday, June 13, 2018, of heart failure. She was 56. Donovan's family confirmed the death in a statement. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
June 14, 2018 - 2:22 am
To many in the world of women's basketball, Anne Donovan was a giant. And not just because she stood 6-foot-8. She won a national championship at Old Dominion, two Olympic gold medals as a player and another as a coach in her storied career. The 56-year-old Hall of Famer died Wednesday of heart...
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FILE - In this June 15, 2006, file photo, Seattle Storm coach Anne Donovan, right, talks to Shaunzinski Gortman during the fourth quarter of the team's WNBA basketball game against the Chicago Sky in Chicago. The Storm won 74-61. Donovan, the Basketball Hall of Famer who won a national championship at Old Dominion, two Olympic gold medals in the 1980s and coached the U.S. to gold in 2008, died Wednesday, June 13, 2018, of heart failure. She was 56. Donovan's family confirmed the death in a statement. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
June 13, 2018 - 9:59 pm
Anne Donovan, the Basketball Hall of Famer who won a national championship at Old Dominion, two Olympic gold medals as a player and another as a coach, died Wednesday of heart failure. She was 56. Donovan's family confirmed the death in a statement. "While it is extremely difficult to express how...
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FILE In this July 4, 1959 file photo, Maria Bueno of Brazil holds up the trophy after winning the women's singles final in the All-England Lawn Tennis championships at Wimbledon. The Brazilian "queen" of tennis, who won three Wimbledon and four US championship singles titles, died Friday,June 8, 2018, in Sao Paulo. She had been suffering from mouth cancer since last year and was hospitalized in May. (AP Photo,File)
June 09, 2018 - 11:27 am
SAO PAULO (AP) — Maria Bueno, a Brazilian tennis great who won three Wimbledon singles titles and four at the U.S. Open in the 1950s and 1960s, and helped usher in modern women's tennis, has died after battling mouth cancer. She was 78. Bueno was admitted to the Nove de Julho hospital in Sao Paulo...
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FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2016, file photo, former NFL wide receiver and Chattanooga alum Terrell Owens walks the sidelines during the second half of an NCAA college football game between Alabama and Chattanooga, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Terrell Owens says he will not attend the induction ceremony for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August, an unprecedented decision by an enshrinee. Owens was voted into the hall in February. In a statement released Thursday, June 7, 2018, by his publicist, Owens says: “While I am incredibly appreciative of this opportunity, I have made the decision to publicly decline my invitation to attend the induction ceremony in Canton.”(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
June 07, 2018 - 4:27 pm
Terrell Owens always likes being the center of attention. His decision to skip the induction ceremony for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August will keep him far from the spotlight. Owens was voted into the hall in February after being denied in his first two years of eligibility. His...
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FILE - In a February 2009 file photo, Red Schoendienst of the St Louis Cardinals poses for a photo in Jupiter, Fla. Schoendienst, the Hall of Fame second baseman who managed the Cardinals to two pennants and a World Series championship in the 1960s, died Wednesday, June 6, 2018. He was 95. The Cardinals announced Schoendienst's death before the top of the third inning during their game against the Miami Marlins. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
June 07, 2018 - 1:39 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — If there was ever anyone who lived his life The Cardinal Way, it was Red Schoendienst. Right down to his ruby name. The team color, of course. Schoendienst, the Hall of Fame second baseman who managed St. Louis to two pennants and a World Series championship in the 1960s, died...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 1982, file photo, San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Dwight Clark makes "The Catch," a pass from Joe Montana that tied the game, late in the fourth quarter against the Dallas Cowboys in the NFC championship football game at Candlestick Park in San Francisco. Clark, the former 49ers wide receiver whose reception known as "The Catch" sent San Francisco to its first Super Bowl, has died one year after revealing he had ALS. He was 61. The team said Clark died Monday, June 4, 2018, surrounded by friends and family.(Phil Huber/The Dallas Morning News via AP, File)
June 05, 2018 - 10:00 am
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Dwight Clark will forever be remembered for one iconic moment, his leap in the back of the end zone to make a fingertip grab of a game-winning touchdown that launched the San Francisco 49ers dynasty and is one of the most indelible images in NFL history. Clark, the author...
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