Articles about Passes Away

NBA
WASHINGTON - Irene Pollin, who co-owned the NBA's Washington Wizards and NHL's Capitals along with late husband Abe, has died. She was 96.Monumental Sports and Entertainment said Pollin died Tuesday at her home in Amherst, Massachusetts."Much ...
Jul 30, 2020
PHILANDER Rodman, father of NBA legend Dennis Rodman, passed away last Tuesday in Angeles City, Pampanga. He was 79.His remains lie at the Angelinos Funeral Chapels.Darling Marie, one of Philander's daughters, registered for a GoFundMe account to raise funds ...
Jul 17, 2020
FRED "Curly" Neal, the dribbling wizard who entertained millions with the Harlem Globetrotters for parts of three decades, has died. He was 77.The Globetrotters said Neal died in his home outside of Houston on Thursday morning (Friday, Manila time)."We have ...
Mar 27, 2020
NBA
MANHATTAN, Kan. - Tex Winter, the innovative "Triangle Offense" pioneer who assisted Phil Jackson on NBA championship teams with the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers, has died. He was 96.Winter's family said he died Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) in ...
Oct 11, 2018
ANNE Donovan, the Basketball Hall of Famer who won a national championship at Old Dominion, two Olympic gold medals in the 1980s and coached the U.S. to gold in 2008, died Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) of heart failure. She was 56. ...
Jun 14, 2018
PBA
VIRGILIO 'Baby' Dalupan, perhaps the greatest basketball coach in the Philippines, has passed away. He was 92.Tributes poured in following the news of the passing of Dalupan on Wednesday.Dalupan guided Crispa to a PBA grand slam in 1976 and also ...
Aug 18, 2016
NBA
SAN FRANCISCO - Nate Thurmond, the tenacious defensive center who played with Wilt Chamberlain and was an iconic figure in two cities, died on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) after a short battle with leukemia. He was 74.The Golden State Warriors announced the ...
Jul 17, 2016
PBA
BARANGAY Ginebra surely made one fan happy on Christmas Day, although he wasn't there to celebrate with the Kings.On the day the Gin Kings faced the Star Hotshots in the PBA Philippine Cup quarterfinal, huge fan Ferdie Castro passed away. ...
Dec 27, 2015
NICE, France - The family of Jules Bianchi says the French Formula One driver has died from head injuries sustained in a crash at last year's Japanese Grand Prix.The news was posted on Bianchi's official Twitter feed early ...
Jul 18, 2015
YENG Guiao will always remember the late Rhoel Nadurata, the former University of the East Red Warrior, national team member, and his long-time lieutenant, for his fierce loyalty.Guiao realized that very early in the long time they spent together as ...
Oct 9, 2012
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