Valerie Harper, TV's sassy and lovable Rhoda, dies at 80

Entertainment News Aug 31, 2019

Valerie Harper, TV's sassy and lovable Rhoda, dies at 80

Valerie Harper, who scored guffaws, stole hearts and busted TV taboos as the brash, self-deprecating Rhoda Morgenstern on back-to-back hit sitcoms in the 1970s, has died. Longtime family friend Dan Watt confirmed Harper died Friday, adding the family wasn't immediately releasing any further details. She ...

Disgraced FIFA official Nicolas Leoz, indicted in U.S., dies at 90

Soccer Aug 29, 2019

Disgraced FIFA official Nicolas Leoz, indicted in U.S., dies at 90

Nicolas Leoz, a longtime South American soccer executive and FIFA official who had been under house arrest in Paraguay fighting extradition to the United States, has died. He was 90. Leoz's lawyer, Ricardo Preda, told The Associated Press his client died Wednesday after a cardiac ...

Former NBA, ABA coach Tom Nissalke dies at 87

Basketball / NBA Aug 24, 2019

Former NBA, ABA coach Tom Nissalke dies at 87

Tom Nissalke, who won coach of the year honors in the NBA and ABA, has died. He was 87. Nissalke passed away at his home in Salt Lake City on Thursday after facing a "series of health-related problems" in recent years, according to the Deseret ...

Jose Luis 'Tata' Brown, 1986 World Cup hero, dies at 62

Soccer Aug 13, 2019

Jose Luis 'Tata' Brown, 1986 World Cup hero, dies at 62

World Cup winner Jose Luis Brown, who scored Argentina's opening goal in the 1986 World Cup final against West Germany, has died at the age of 62, local media reported on Monday. The country's football association confirmed the former central defender's death in a tweet, ...

All Blacks legend Brian Lochore dies at 78

Rugby Aug 3, 2019

All Blacks legend Brian Lochore dies at 78

All Blacks great Brian Lochore, who achieved fame both as a player and coach, died Saturday after a battle with cancer. He was 78. Lochore, a lock or No 8, was an iconic figure in New Zealand rugby union, representing the All Blacks 68 times, ...

Hall of Fame linebacker Buoniconti dead at 78

More Sports / Football Aug 1, 2019

Hall of Fame linebacker Buoniconti dead at 78

Pro Football Hall of Fame middle linebacker Nick Buoniconti, an undersized overachiever who helped lead the Miami Dolphins to the NFL's only perfect season and became a leader in the effort to cure paralysis, has died. He was 78. Buoniconti, who died Tuesday in Bridgehampton, ...

Legendary thoroughbred Deep Impact euthanized

More Sports / Horse Racing Jul 30, 2019

Legendary thoroughbred Deep Impact euthanized

Japanese racehorse Deep Impact, the winner of seven domestic Grade One titles and one of the world's leading sires, was put down Tuesday at the age of 17, the stud farm operator said. According to the Shadai Stallion Station, Deep Impact, who was crowned Japanese ...