Sportswriters Lacy J. Banks, Furman Bisher, Pass Away

The sports media lost two longtime sportswriters this week.

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Son of Fox Sports Host Myers Killed in Crash

The teenage son of Fox Sports anchor Chris Myers has been killed in a car accident. The Associated Press reported Saturday that Christopher Myers, 19, died in Southern California, where the Myers family lives. Fox […]

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Video of the Day

Featured, Obits February 11, 2012 at 8:45 PM 0 comments
Video of the Day

(The Associated Press, citing Houston’s publicist)

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Big Names: Andy Musser, Norby Williamson, Kayla Brianna Smith

Recent sports media news, including the death of former Phillies announcer Andy Musser, new roles for ESPN’s Norby Williamson and John Wildhack, and last week’s music video debut of Kenny Smith‘s daughter Kayla Brianna Smith.

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Hours After False Reports, Penn State’s Paterno Reportedly Dead at 85

Hours after false reports circulated across the media, former Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno has apparently died at age 85. Paterno’s family released a statement Sunday morning confirming the death of the longtime […]

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Video of the Day

Turner Sports essayist Jim Huber died Monday at age 67. Here is one of the many memorable pieces Huber did for Turner Sports, on the cancer fight of the late Wayman Tisdale:

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Turner Sports’ Jim Huber Dies at 67

Turner Sports broadcaster Jim Huber died Monday at age 67. Huber joined Turner Sports in 2000 as an essayist and reporter for Turner Sports’ golf and NBA coverage. His periodic appearances on TNT’s Inside the […]

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Big Names: Urban Meyer, Arlo White, Larry Munson

Recent news involving sports media personalities, including ESPN’s Urban Meyer being pulled from Saturday’s Ohio State game, Sounders announcer Arlo White being pursued by NBC Sports, and the death of longtime Georgia football voice Larry […]

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Dan Wheldon Dead in IndyCar Crash

Defending Indianapolis 500 champion Dan Wheldon was killed during Sunday’s IndyCar season finale. He was 33. Wheldon, a two-time Indy 500 champion, was involved in a multi-car crash eleven laps into Sunday’s IZOD IndyCar World […]

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Plane Carrying KHL Team Crashes; Most Passengers Reportedly Dead

A plane carrying Kontinental Hockey League team Lokomotiv Yaroslavl crashed on Wednesday, reportedly killing most of the passengers on board. Reports have indicated that all 37 members of the Lokomotiv team were on the flight […]

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