Former Syracuse athletic director Jake Crouthamel dies at 84
Nov. 09, 2022 05:30 PM EST
Coroner: Former Purdue star Caleb Swanigan dies at 25
Jun. 21, 2022 02:38 PM EDT
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Former Purdue basketball star Caleb Swanigan has died at 25. The Allen County Coroner's office confirmed Tuesday that Swanigan...
Former Marquette basketball star George Thompson dies at 74
Jun. 09, 2022 11:25 AM EDT
By The Associated Press Apr. 07, 2022 11:27 AM EDT
April 12 1941 — The Boston Bruins beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-1 to cap a four-game sweep in the Stanley Cup finals. 1942 — Byron Nelson...
Ex-Michigan State player Appling wanted in fatal shooting
May. 23, 2021 01:24 AM EDT
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit police named a former Michigan State University basketball star as the suspect in a deadly shooting late Saturday. ...
Kentucky's Clarke mourned by teammates, basketball world
By Gary B. Graves Apr. 23, 2021 05:49 PM EDT
By The Associated Press Apr. 01, 2021 01:00 PM EDT
April 7 1940 — Jimmy Demaret wins the Masters with a four-stroke triumph over Lloyd Mangrum. Mangrum shoots an opening round 64, a course...
Rafer Johnson, 1960 Olympic decathlon champion, dies at 86
By Beth Harris Dec. 02, 2020 01:46 PM EST
Bias leads 6 players, 2 coaches into college hoops Hall
Nov. 29, 2020 05:26 PM EST
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Maryland basketball star Len Bias, who was chosen No. 2 by the Boston Celtics in the 1986 NBA Draft before dying days later of a drug...
Former Detroit college basketball star Duerod dies at age 64
Nov. 13, 2020 06:20 PM EST
DETROIT (AP) — Terry Duerod, a college basketball standout who played for Dick Vitale at Detroit in the 1970s before winning an NBA title with the Boston...
Ronnie Hogue dies, UGa's 1st Black scholarship hoops player
Sep. 18, 2020 06:36 PM EDT
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Ronnie Hogue, the first Black scholarship athlete on the Georgia Bulldogs men's basketball team, died Friday, the school announced. He was...
Basketball player dies during training in Serbia
Aug. 07, 2020 10:10 AM EDT
Former Celtics, Canisius guard Johnny McCarthy dies at 86
May. 13, 2020 11:36 AM EDT
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — John McCarthy, who won an NBA title with 1964 Boston Celtics and helped the Canisius Golden Griffins to a pair of NCAA Tournament...
Former Western Kentucky star center Chris Marcus, 40, dies
Apr. 25, 2020 06:02 PM EDT
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Chris Marcus, a two-time Associated Press All-America honorable mention selection during a decorated career at center for Western...
Les Hunter, star on Loyola Chicago championship team, dies
By Andrew Seligman Mar. 27, 2020 06:26 PM EDT
Former Georgia basketball star Terry Fair dies at 59
Jan. 31, 2020 04:49 PM EST
Brother of Michigan State star dies after being hit by train
Nov. 10, 2019 01:56 PM EST
ALBION, Mich. (AP) — The brother of Michigan State basketball star Cassius Winston has died after being struck by an Amtrak train Saturday night. ...
2nd man charged in death of ex-Texas Tech star Andre Emmett
Oct. 22, 2019 01:12 PM EDT
Kenny Arnold, who led Iowa to 1980 Final Four, dies at 59
By Luke Meredith Apr. 27, 2019 12:27 PM EDT
Kenny Arnold, the Iowa basketball star who led the Hawkeyes to their last Final Four in 1980, died Saturday. He was 59. He had health issues for more...