Sam Huff, the Hard-hitting Hall of Fame linebacker, dead at 87

Sam Huff, the hard-hitting Hall of Fame linebacker who helped the New York Giants reach six NFL title games from the mid-1950s to the early 1960s and later became a popular player and announcer in Washington, died Saturday. He was 87. Huff family lawyer Deborah Matthews told The Associated Press that Huff died of natural causes in Winchester, Virginia. Sam Huff always will be remembered as the furious middle linebacker in a 4-3 scheme developed for him by fellow Hall of Famer Tom Landry, his defensive coordinator with New York, and later the architect of the Dallas Cowboys’ rise to

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Jakucho Setouchi, Japan’s outspoken nun and the author dead at 99

Jakucho Setouchi, a Buddhist nun and one of Japan’s best-known authors best known for novels depicting passionate women and her translation of “The Tale of Genji,” a 1,000-year-old classic, into modern language, died Tuesday, Nov. 9 of heart failure. The outspoken nun and author Jakucho Setouchi was already an established novelist before she shaved her head and became a nun

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Actor James Michael Tyler Dead at 59

James Michael Tyler, 59, best known as the coffee shop manager Gunther on the hit show “Friends,” died peacefully at his home on Sunday, according to his representative Toni Benson. “The world knew him as Gunther (the seventh “Friend”), from the hit series Friends, but Michael’s loved ones knew him as an

David Cassidy Dies at 67

One of the biggest music and television stars of the 1970s has died: David Cassidy, who played the adolescent, aspiring musician on the TV show “The Partridge Family” and who became a

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Bishop Daniel Has Passed On

Bishop of the Peoples Pentecostal Church and President of the Dominica Association of Evangelical Churches, Michael Bill Daniel