Richard Goldstein

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Joe B. Hall, Longtime Kentucky Men’s Basketball Coach, Dies at 93

Following Adolph Rupp, one of the greatest college coaches of all time, was a challenge. Hall rose to the occasion, taking the team to the Final Four three times.When Joe B. Hall...

Eddie Basinski, Who Played Both the Infield and the Fiddle, Dies at 99

Basinski, who spent time with the Dodgers and the Pirates, was a rare double threat: a major league ballplayer and a trained violinist.Eddie Basinski, an infielder with the Brooklyn Dodgers and the...

Bob Falkenburg, Tennis Hall of Famer Turned Entrepreneur, Dies at 95

He won at Wimbledon in 1948 and took some doubles titles before decamping to Brazil and founding a fast-food chain.Bob Falkenburg, the Tennis Hall of Famer who captured the 1948 Wimbledon singles...

Don Maynard, Hall of Fame Receiver for Champion Jets, Dies at 86

He teamed with the quarterback Joe Namath in a passing attack that took New York to an upset victory in Super Bowl III against the powerful Colts.Don Maynard, the Hall of Fame...

Sam Jones, Sharpshooting Celtics Star of the 1960s, Dies at 88

A member of the Basketball Hall of Fame, he was named one of the 50 greatest players in N.B.A. history and played on 10 N.B.A. championship teams.Sam Jones, the Boston Celtics’ sharpshooting...

Claude Humphrey, Pillar of N.F.L. Falcons’ ‘Grits Blitz,’ Dies at 77

He was belatedly inducted into the Hall of Fame, having played before sacks were an official statistic. He ended his career with a Super Bowl team, the Eagles.Claude Humphrey, the Pro Football...

LaMarr Hoyt, Pitcher Whose Star Shown Brightly but Briefly, Dies at 66

He won the 1983 Cy Young Award as the American League’s leading pitcher, but an injury and troubles with drugs and the law ended his career prematurely.LaMarr Hoyt, the Chicago White Sox...

Don Demeter, a Dodger Star of the Future Who Wasn’t, Dies at 86

Groomed to replace Duke Snyder, he broke his wrist in 1960 and never lived up to expectations. But he had a fine career with four other teams.When Don Demeter was installed in...

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