Wednesday, April 20, 2005

Death of two sports figures

On Monday the sports world lost two sports figures . . . 45-year-old Sam Mills died from cancer of the intestines . . . Mills was a former All-Pro linebacker for the Saints and Panthers

Also on Monday, former college basketball coach Clarence "Big House" Gaines died from complications of stroke which he suffered on Saturday . . . Gaines, who was 81-years-old, coached for 47 seasons at Winston-Salem State where he rang up 828 wins which ranks him fifth all-time on the NCAA career list behind Dean Smith, Adolph Rupp, Bob Knight, and Jim Phelan . . .

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