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‘Impossible Dream’ Manager Dick Williams Dead at 82

Dick Williams, the manager who led the 1967 Red Sox to win the American League pennant, died of a brain aneurysm at his home in Las Vegas. He was 82. Williams was 38 when he guided the ’67 Red Sox in his first season as a manager to a 92-70 record and the AL pennant. In […]

UConn CB Jasper Howard Killed in Stabbing on Campus

UConn defensive back Jasper Howard, 22, has died after an on-campus stabbing early Sunday morning. On Saturday, Howard recovered a fumble in the Huskies 38-25 win over Lousiville. Howard, a junior and starting cornerback, was stabbed during a fight on campus, according to a school administrative official. On UConn’s school Web site, they state that […]

Steve McNair Killed

News is breaking that former Tennessee Titans quarterback Steve McNair has been shot and killed in Nashville. McNair reportedly was shot in the head in downtown Nashville and did not survive. Details are sketchy at this hour but it looks as though it was a double homicide as a female was also found dead at […]

Beware, Niche Celebrities!

It all started with Ed McMahon.  When the famous TV sidekick died last Tuesday, it was a sad moment, especially if you were old enough to remember him beside Johnny Carson on the Tonight Show.  But, what the hell, these things happen, the man was 86 years old.  Little did we know, that McMahon’s death […]