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Drew Sharp, longtime Detroit sports columnist, dies at 56

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:04:53 GMT2016-10-21T19:04:53Z

DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Free Press says sports columnist Drew Sharp has died. He was 56....

Princeton's 17th president, William Bowen, dead at 83

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:33:50 GMT2016-10-21T16:33:50Z

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) -- Princeton University says the Ivy League school's 17th president has died. William Bowen was 83....

UK-born fashion designer Richard Nicoll dies at 39

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:59:43 GMT2016-10-21T15:59:43Z

LONDON (AP) -- Fashion designer Richard Nicoll has died of a suspected heart attack, his family said. He was 39....

Phil Chess, co-founder of blues label Chess Records, dies

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 21:28:28 GMT2016-10-19T21:28:28Z

CHICAGO (AP) -- Phil Chess, co-founder of a Chicago record label that amassed perhaps the most influential blues catalog of all time and launched the careers of Howlin' Wolf and Muddy Waters, has died. He was 95....

Thom Jones, author of 'The Pugilist at Rest,' dies at 71

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 02:02:36 GMT2016-10-19T02:02:36Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- Thom Jones, an acclaimed short-story writer who drew upon family tragedy and his own painful struggles for "The Pugilist At Rest" and other collections, has died....

Robert 'Big Sonny' Edwards, member of The Intruders, dies

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 22:46:02 GMT2016-10-18T22:46:02Z

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- An original member of the pioneering Philadelphia-based soul group The Intruders has died. Robert "Big Sonny" Edwards was 74....

Former Louisiana congressman Clyde Holloway dies at 72

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 15:19:46 GMT2016-10-17T15:19:46Z

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Clyde Holloway, a former congressman and chairman of Louisiana's utility regulatory agency, has died. He was 72....

Mystery writer Edward Gorman dies at 74

Sun, 16 Oct 2016 23:20:36 GMT2016-10-16T23:20:36Z

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) -- Mystery and crime fiction writer Edward Gorman has died....

Winningest UConn hockey coach, Bruce Marshall, dies at 54

Sun, 16 Oct 2016 22:00:05 GMT2016-10-16T22:00:05Z

STORRS, Conn. (AP) -- The former longtime head coach of the Connecticut Huskies ice hockey team, who transitioned them to Division I status, has died. Bruce Marshall was 54....

Former NFL player Dennis Byrd killed in car accident

Sun, 16 Oct 2016 15:31:43 GMT2016-10-16T15:31:43Z

Dennis Byrd was an inspiration for far more than anything he ever accomplished on a football field....