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Boxer Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter dies at 76

In this Jan. 29, 2004 file photo, former boxer, Rubin, "Hurricane" Carter, holds up the writ of habeas corpus that freed him from prison, during a news conference held in Sacramento, Calif. Carter, who spent almost 20 years in jail after twice being convicted of a triple murder he denied committing, died at his home in Toronto, Sunday, April 20, 2014, according to long-time friend and co-accused John Artis. He was 76. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, died Sunday. He was 76.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Professional | Read More »

Former heavyweight champion Norton dies

In this Sept. 10, 1973, file photo, Muhammad Ali, right, winces as Ken Norton hits him with a left to the head during their re-match at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Norton, a former heavyweight champion, has died, his son said, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. He was 70. AP

Former heavyweight champion Ken Norton, who beat Muhammad Ali and then lost a controversial decision to him in Yankee Stadium, died Wednesday at a local care facility, his son said. He was 70.

Posted: September 19th, 2013 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos,Professional | Read More »

Asia’s first IM Cardoso; 75

Rodolfo Tan Cardoso, the first Asian International Master and member of the first Philippine team that competed in the Moscow Chess Olympiad in 1956, died Wednesday after a heart attack.

Posted: August 21st, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Bobby Parks, seven-time PBA best import, 51

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Bobby Parks, the only seven-time winner of the Philippine Basketball Association’s Best Import award, passed away Saturday after more than a year of battling larynx and lung cancer. He was 51.

Posted: March 31st, 2013 in Basketball,Editors' Picks,Headlines,PBA,Section | Read More »

Ex-PBA best import Bobby Parks Sr. dies

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San Miguel head coach Bobby Parks (left) and best player Froilan Baguion (right), being interviewed by Bianca Saldua. Photo by Celest Flores/INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Seven-time PBA best import Bobby Parks Sr. died Saturday afternoon, according to San Miguel Corp. Sports Director Noli Eala.

Posted: March 30th, 2013 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,PBA | Read More »

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