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2018 RIP's
« on: December 30, 2017, 10:47:32 am »
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Re: 2018 RIP's
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2018, 10:23:47 pm »
http://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2018/jan/07/jerry-van-idiot-dies-at-home-in-arkansas-1/

When you click on the link you will have to replace the word idiot with dyke.

SMH at FF's profanity filter.
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Re: 2018 RIP's
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2018, 09:36:58 am »
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Re: 2018 RIP's
« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2018, 03:16:15 pm »

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Re: 2018 RIP's
« Reply #9 on: January 15, 2018, 01:50:25 pm »
Dolores O’Riordan, lead singer of The Cranberries. Dead at age 46.

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Re: 2018 RIP's
« Reply #10 on: January 17, 2018, 09:28:25 am »
Dolores O’Riordan, lead singer of The Cranberries. Dead at age 46.

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Re: 2018 RIP's
« Reply #12 on: January 17, 2018, 02:30:21 pm »
We have no more real Sports Casters.
Mike Tirico and Kevin Harlan would like a word with you

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Re: 2018 RIP's
« Reply #13 on: January 17, 2018, 04:01:57 pm »
We have no more real Sports Casters.

Mike Tirico and Kevin Harlan would like a word with you

Jim Nantz, Joe Buck, Bob Costas and Al Michaels are keeping the model alive. 

Cable has been to broadcasting what expansion has been to sports leagues.
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Re: 2018 RIP's
« Reply #14 on: January 22, 2018, 01:32:05 pm »
http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/dfw/obituary.aspx?n=dorothy-malone&pid=187916527

DALLAS (AP) - Actress Dorothy Malone, who won hearts of 1960s television viewers as the long-suffering mother in the nighttime soap "Peyton Place," died Friday in her hometown of Dallas at age 93.

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Re: 2018 RIP's
« Reply #19 on: January 30, 2018, 02:44:07 pm »
Bleu I heard on Bo's Show that Clyde Smackover Scott has passed away today.

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Re: 2018 RIP's
« Reply #20 on: January 30, 2018, 03:07:44 pm »
Bleu I heard on Bo's Show that Clyde Smackover Scott has passed away today.

Thanks for the heads up, I hadn't heard that.  I'd guess he'd be in his 90s though.  Olympic medal winner in the late 40s.  I think his was one of only two football numbers the Razorbacks have retired.
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Re: 2018 RIP's
« Reply #24 on: February 05, 2018, 07:31:20 pm »

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Re: 2018 RIP's
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Re: 2018 RIP's
« Reply #32 on: February 21, 2018, 08:52:26 pm »
No one will ever be able to backfill his impact.

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Re: 2018 RIP's
« Reply #34 on: March 04, 2018, 04:43:49 pm »
Sir Roger Bannister, 88

The first to run a mile in under 4 minutes.

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« Reply #35 on: March 05, 2018, 10:15:08 am »
Sir Roger Bannister, 88

The first to run a mile in under 4 minutes.

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Re: 2018 RIP's
« Reply #36 on: March 05, 2018, 02:02:58 pm »
Jim Thorpe, Jesse Owens, and Roger Bannister were the big names from the distant past when I was going thru school.   Bob Hayes, Bob Beamon, and Al Oerter were also legends by then.   I came in when Bruce Jenner, Steve Prefontaine, and Edwin Moses were the big names.   Bannister was one of the true legends.  Transcended time.
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« Reply #37 on: March 05, 2018, 03:38:59 pm »
Jim Thorpe, Jesse Owens, and Roger Bannister were the big names from the distant past when I was going thru school.   Bob Hayes, Bob Beamon, and Al Oerter were also legends by then.   I came in when Bruce Jenner, Steve Prefontaine, and Edwin Moses were the big names.   Bannister was one of the true legends.  Transcended time.


I would have thought Jim Ryun might have been in your list.

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Re: 2018 RIP's
« Reply #38 on: March 05, 2018, 06:57:52 pm »
Russ Solomon, founder of Tower Records.

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« Reply #39 on: March 05, 2018, 09:51:14 pm »
I would have thought Jim Ryun might have been in your list.

yep.  Right there with Beamon and Fosbury.  More greats.
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« Reply #41 on: March 15, 2018, 05:00:36 pm »
Saints owner Tom Benson dies peacefully in his home at 90

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« Reply #43 on: March 19, 2018, 09:02:21 am »
http://www.espn.com/college-sports/baseball/story/_/id/22775847/coaching-legend-augie-garrido-79-dies

I lost all respect for him after they lost the NC and He and the Horns refused to come out for the 2nd place award.

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« Reply #45 on: March 30, 2018, 05:50:56 pm »
Staub was a great hitter.
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« Reply #48 on: April 02, 2018, 01:53:59 pm »
Hill Street Blues was ahead of it's time.

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