Obituaries

This rendering provided by MKSK shows the design planned for the NFL dedicated Centennial Plaza in downtown Canton, Ohio. Centennial Plaza, developed with the help of $12 million in funding from the citizens and businesses of Canton, will occupy a two-acre city block formerly known as Market Square. (Courtesy of MKSK/Pro Football Hall of Fame via AP)
September 18, 2020 - 2:59 pm
It was going to be the “greatest gathering in football ever.” And then the coronavirus pandemic swept across America. David Baker, president and CEO of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, makes that assessment of the planned 100th birthday celebration for the NFL. The league was born on Sept. 17, 1920,...
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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) gives instructions to his teammates during an NFL football training camp practice at The Star, Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, in Frisco, Texas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
September 10, 2020 - 10:39 pm
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott says he was already feeling the emotional burden of the pandemic when the star quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys received word that one of his brothers had died by suicide in the spring. Prescott acknowledged the cause of Jace Prescott’s death for the first time in...
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FILE - In this Oct. 16, 1999, file photo, American League President Gene Budig waits for the start of Game 3 of the American League Championship Series between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox, in Boston. Former American League president Gene Budig has died at age 81. The Charleston RiverDogs, which Budig co-owned, announced Budig's death on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020.(AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
September 09, 2020 - 1:21 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Gene Budig, the self-effacing educator and baseball fan from small-town Nebraska who became the head of three major universities and the last president of the American League, died Tuesday. He was 81. His death was announced by the commissioner’s office and the Charleston RiverDogs...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain stands on his car after setting the fastest time during the qualifying session prior to the Formula One Grand Prix at the Spa-Francorchamps racetrack in Spa, Belgium Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020. Hamilton will start in pole position for race on Sunday. (Francois Lenoir, Pool via AP)
August 29, 2020 - 1:06 pm
SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — After clinching the record-extending 93rd pole position of his distinguished career, Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton stood proudly on top of his all-black Mercedes and crossed his arms in memory of a hero of his own. The British driver dedicated his...
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PSG's goalkeeper Keylor Navas fails to make a save on a shot taken by Bayern's Kingsley Coman, 2nd right, during the Champions League final soccer match between Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich at the Luz stadium in Lisbon, Portugal, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020. (Miguel A. Lopes/Pool via AP)
August 24, 2020 - 3:14 am
There’s something fitting about a German club winning the first major team sports trophy of the COVID-19 era. Maybe a lesson in there, too. Because of the way their countrymen handled the pandemic, Bayern Munich and the Bundesliga were the first big leaguers on either side of the Atlantic back on...
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Bayern's goalkeeper Manuel Neuer lifts the trophy after Munich won the Champions League final soccer match between Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich at the Luz stadium in Lisbon, Portugal, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020.(Matthew Childs/Pool via AP)
August 23, 2020 - 9:00 pm
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Breaking the silence with a beating a drum, his Bayern Munich jersey replaced by a "Champions of Europe" T-shirt, Joshua Kimmich wanted to savor the scene of glory. Two hours after setting up the goal that secured Bayern's sixth European Cup, Kimmich emerged from the tunnel...
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August 11, 2020 - 8:32 am
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The 36-year-old daughter of New York Giants co-owner and film producer Steve Tisch has died. Hilary Anne Tisch died on Monday, Steve Tisch said in a statement issued for the family. The statement did not cite a cause of death or say where she died, but it noted she had...
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August 05, 2020 - 8:11 pm
CARACAS (AP) — Venezuela's soccer federation president Jesús Berardinelli has died two weeks after he suddenly lost consciousness and presented other health problems in a hospital, the country's soccer federation said Wednesday. Berardinelli was 61. Berardinelli died 16 days after becoming subject...
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August 05, 2020 - 8:11 pm
President of Venezuelan soccer body Berardinelli dies…
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Photo credit FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2015, file photo, former University of Illinois basketball coach Lou Henson acknowledges the crowd while taking his seat courtside during the dedication of the court in his name at the State Farm Center in Champaign, Ill. Henson, the basketball coach who led Illinois back into the national spotlight, has died at age 88. The school said Henson died Saturday, July, 25, 2020, and was buried on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Rick Danzl, File)
July 29, 2020 - 1:56 pm
Former Illinois, New Mexico St coach Lou Henson dies at 88…
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