Longtime ESPN personality John Saunders is dead, as reported live this morning on SportsCenter by anchor Hannah Storm.
Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler are dead after an an auto accident this weekend in Wisconsin, where the pair were attending a weekend kicking camp.
Former NFL head coach Dennis Green has died today, according to Adam Schefter. He was 67.
Oklahoma State University announced that 21-year-old basketball player Tyrek Coger died this evening after he collapsed during a team workout. Coger transferred to the Cowboys this month after last playing for Cape Fear Community College in North Carolina.
Former Indianapolis Colts running back Zurlon Tipton is reportedly dead after he accidentally shot himself today while picking up a duffel bag containing two guns in his car. He was 26.
Former Philadelphia Eagles coach and Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Buddy Ryan has died. He was 82.
Former NBA player and current Sixers assistant coach Sean Rooks died this evening in Philadelphia. He was 46 years old. Marc Spears first reported the news, and the Sixers confirmed it shortly after. Woj reports that he suffered a heart attack shortly after eating dinner with his family. He interviewed with the Knicks…
MMA star Kimbo Slice died this evening in Florida from heart failure at the age of 42. Bellator’s CEO confirmed the news to TMZ, saying:
Boxing legend Muhammad Ali died Friday evening at a Phoenix hospital, according to a press release from family spokesperson Bob Gunnell. He was 74 years old. The release did not specify the cause of death.
Dayton men’s basketball player Steve McElvene reportedly died at his family’s home today. He was 20.
Patrick Ekeng, a Dinamo Bucharest midfielder who also played for Cameroon’s national team, died Friday after collapsing on the pitch during a league match against Viitorul Constanța. He was 26.
Sean Murphy, a pitcher in the Oakland A’s minor league system since 2010, died in Arizona on Monday. He was 27.
Twenty-five year old Belgian cyclist Antoine Demoitié was racing at Gent Wevelgem for Wanty-Groupe Gobert this morning, when he was hit by a race motorcycle after crashing. He was taken to the ICU at a nearby hospital in Lille, France, where his team announced that his condition was “extremely serious.”
Thunder part-owner and former Chesapeake Energy CEO Aubrey McClendon died in a car crash this morning in Oklahoma City, a day after being indicted on charges that could have put him in prison for decades.
Last night, eight teens snuck into Calgary’s Canada Olympic Park (where the 1988 Winter Olympics were held) with a sled, and crashed while trying to take it down the bobsled track. According to emergency services personnel, they crashed into a wall separating the luge and bobsled tracks, and two twins died at the…
Dave Mirra, BMX biker and 24-time X-Games medalist, was found this afternoon dead in his truck of an “apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound” in Greenville, North Carolina. He was 41 years old.
Baltimore Orioles prospect Ramon Ramirez died yesterday near his hometown of La Romana, Dominican Republic after a motorcycle accident. He was 23 years old.