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Marjorie Adams, Who Went to Bat for a Baseball Pioneer, Dies at 72

Her great-grandfather is considered a founding father of the game, but his contributions were not well known. She campaigned to earn him a place in the Hall of Fame.Marjorie Adams, who tirelessly...

Dennis Murphy, Impresario of Alternative Leagues, Dies at 94

He founded the American Basketball Association, which revolutionized the game, and participated in other imaginative, sometimes zany sports ventures.Dennis Murphy, the impresario of alternative athletic leagues, including the American Basketball Association, who...

Greg Noll, Surfing Superstar Who Tackled the Big Waves, Dies at 84

Known as ‘Da Bull,’ he aggressively chased waves in Hawaii, California, Australia and Mexico. One expert said he “could be the Babe Ruth of surfing.”Greg Noll, a fearless surfer and a superstar...

Ron Hill, Marathoner Who Set Record in Boston, Dies at 82

In 1970 he shaved more than three minutes off the earlier mark. He later set another record: running at least a mile a day for 52 years and 39 days (even after...

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