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Broncos Fan Dies After Falling Over Railing After Last Night's Game

Broncos Fan Dies After Falling Over Railing After Last Night's Game

A 36-year-old Broncos fan fell from a “severe height” while leaving last night’s win over the Texans, and the Denver Medical Examiner’s Office pronounced him dead this afternoon. Jason Coy fell last
Former NFL Player Joe McKnight Shot To Death In Louisiana

Former NFL Player Joe McKnight Shot To Death In Louisiana

Former NFL player Joe McKnight has been shot and killed in Terrytown, La., today in an “apparent road rage” incident, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office. He was 28.Read more...
Former Heisman Winner Rashaan Salaam Dead At 42

Former Heisman Winner Rashaan Salaam Dead At 42

Rashaan Salaam, winner of the 1994 Heisman Trophy and former Chicago Bears running back, was found dead outside a Boulder, Colo. park Monday night. He was 42.Read more...
Mell Lazarus And Momma Got The Last Laugh

Mell Lazarus And Momma Got The Last Laugh

For nearly 35 years, Mell Lazarus knew exactly how the end would go for Momma. In 1982, when the cartoonist began dating Sally Mitchell, who would become his second wife, he confided to her that he
Keion Carpenter, a former defensive back for the Buffalo Bills and Atlanta Falcons, died today after

Keion Carpenter, a former defensive back for the Buffalo Bills and Atlanta Falcons, died today after

Photo: Kevin Rivoli/APKeion Carpenter, a former defensive back for the Buffalo Bills and Atlanta Falcons, died today after falling and hitting his head while on vacation, according to the Baltimore
Mell Lazarus And Momma Got The Last Laugh

Mell Lazarus And Momma Got The Last Laugh

For nearly 35 years, Mell Lazarus knew exactly how the end would go for Momma. In 1982, when the cartoonist began dating Sally Mitchell, who would become his second wife, he confided to her that he
Former BYU Coach LaVell Edwards Is Dead At 86

Former BYU Coach LaVell Edwards Is Dead At 86

Former BYU coach LaVell Edwards died Thursday at the age of 86 after suffering complications following a broken hip, according to the Provo Daily Herald, which spoke with Edwards’s wife, Patti.Read
Former Iran President Rafsanjani Dies of Heart Attack

Former Iran President Rafsanjani Dies of Heart Attack

Rafsanjani has been described as "a pillar of the Islamic revolution."

More than 900 People Died of Drug Overdoses in BC Last Year

British Columbia’s opioid crisis took 914 lives in 2016, according to new statistics released by the BC Coroner. The province’s chief medical officer Perry Kendall called the revelation “surprising
Mike Ilitch, Owner Of The Tigers And Red Wings, Dead At 87

Mike Ilitch, Owner Of The Tigers And Red Wings, Dead At 87

Detroit Tigers and Detroit Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch died this afternoon. He was 87 years old. Read more...

Pollution kills one in four kids around the world each year, study finds

Each year, more than one in four deaths of children under the age of 5 are due to polluted environments — mostly unsafe water, air, and environmental toxins — according to two studies from the World
Endurance Cycling Legend Mike Hall Killed By Car Driver At Age 35

Endurance Cycling Legend Mike Hall Killed By Car Driver At Age 35

This morning, Mike Hall was setting out for the last leg of the Indian Pacific Wheel Race, an unsupported race across Australia, when he was struck and killed by a car outside Canberra. Police say he
Legendary Los Angeles Hiker Sam Kim Found Dead Near Mountain He Summited Almost Every Day

Legendary Los Angeles Hiker Sam Kim Found Dead Near Mountain He Summited Almost Every Day

Mt. Baldy is the highest peak in the San Gabriel Mountains, looming 10,064 feet above Los Angeles. If you hiked Baldy over the past few years, chances are you probably ran into Seuk Doo “Sam”
Pro Cyclist Michele Scarponi Killed By Car Driver At Age 37

Pro Cyclist Michele Scarponi Killed By Car Driver At Age 37

Michele Scarponi was perhaps the most seasoned rider in the professional peloton. The Italian had been racing as an amateur or a professional for almost 30 years, beginning as a domestique on some
21-Year-Old Pro Cyclist Chad Young Not Expected To Recover From Head Injury Sustained In Crash [Update]

21-Year-Old Pro Cyclist Chad Young Not Expected To Recover From Head Injury Sustained In Crash [Update]

Chad Young was racing the Tour of the Gila with Axeon Hagens Berman last Sunday when he fell on a descent while chasing back onto a breakaway. Young was airlifted out to a hospital in Tucson, Ariz.,
Record-Setting Mountain Climber Ueli Steck Dies While Preparing For Historic Everest Ascent

Record-Setting Mountain Climber Ueli Steck Dies While Preparing For Historic Everest Ascent

Ueli Steck’s latest project was maybe the most ambitious undertaking of his long climbing career. The 40-year-old Swissman was preparing to summit Mt. Everest via the treacherous West Ridge, then
85-Year-Old Climber Dies While Trying To Become The Oldest Person To Climb Mt. Everest

85-Year-Old Climber Dies While Trying To Become The Oldest Person To Climb Mt. Everest

This weekend, Min Bahadur Sherchan was preparing to climb Mt. Everest when he died of a suspected heart attack at base camp. The Nepalese climber was 85 years old, and he was preparing to summit

We must honor and remember, but…

My grandfather, Army private Walter McPeak fought in the trenches of Europe in World War I. He made it home and died at the VA Hospital in Salem, VA, in 1976. My father, Navy Electrician’s Mate 1st
Former Newcastle Midfielder Cheick Tiote Dead At 30 After Collapsing During Training

Former Newcastle Midfielder Cheick Tiote Dead At 30 After Collapsing During Training

Former Cote d’Ivoire international midfielder Cheick Tiote died this morning after collapsing during a training session with his Chinese club. A spokesman for second-division side Beijing Enterprise
Body Found In River Identified As Former NFL Receiver James Hardy

Body Found In River Identified As Former NFL Receiver James Hardy

James Hardy was a second-round pick out of Indiana who spent two seasons with the Bills before leaving the NFL in 2011. Hardy was reported missing a week ago, and yesterday afternoon, the Fort Wayne