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Phillies Fan Obituary: My Father, In Passing


On what gets lost when the seams and stitches of life unravel.

The Boxing Style Of The Great Teofilo Stevenson


The great Teofilo Stevenson passed away this week. What made him so great? Jack Slack Investigates.

Report: Jose Theodore's Son Passes Away


Jose Theodore's two-month old son has passed away, according to a report.

Peter Zezel (1965-2009)


Former NHLer Peter Zezel passed away from a rare blood disorder on Tuesday in a Toronto hospital.


R.I.P. Robert Mueller, 1980-2009

Former Caps' draft pick Robert Mueller has lost his bout with a brain tumor and passed away at the age of 28. Take a few minutes and read a bit about him here, here and here.

Chuck Knoblauch Finally Kills Olbermann's Mom

Marie Olbermann, 1929-2009 My mother passed away Saturday night. My mother was one of the best-known baseball fans in this country. She attended Yankees from 1934 through 2004, and she watched or listened to every one she didn't go to, up until last month. My guess is, she went to at least 1500 of them, most in Box 47E in the suddenly "old" Yankee Stadium. [O]n June 17th, 2000, when the sudden, and growing, inability of the ill-fortuned second baseman Chuck Knoblauch to make any kind of throw, easy or hard, to first base, culminated in him picking up a squib off the bat of Greg Norton of the White Sox and throwing it not back towards first, but, instead, off the roof of the Yankees' dugout where it picked up a little reverse english and smacked my mother right in the bridge of her glasses.

R.I.P. Gaetan Duchesne, 1962-2007


I hate to be the bearer of awfully sad news again, but TSN.ca is reporting that former Cap Gaetan Duchesne has suffered a fatal heart attack at the age of 44.Duchesne, a hard-working, defense-first...

R.I.P. Warren Strelow, 1934-2007


Former Caps' goaltending coach Warren Strelow has passed away at the age of 73. Strelow had most recently been the Sharks' goalie coach, and his achievements in the sport of hockey were incredibly...

R.I.P. Dave Fay


WTimes Caps beat writer and Hockey Hall of Famer Dave Fay has passed away.Obviously this is very sad news as the hockey world has lost one of its most dedicated and skilled scribes."He was one of...

R.I.P. Max McNab, 1924-2007


Former Caps General Manager Max McNab passed away over the weekend, and Vogs pays his respects to the man who drafted some of the Caps' all-time greats (and guys used to acquire some of the Caps'...

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