Sun coverage: Notable sports deaths in 2007

November 28, 2007

Sean Taylor: 1983-2007

How to deal?

There is no prescribed path, no blueprint Mike Hargrove can give Joe Gibbs. Dealing with death in sports is not in any coaching manual.

August 28, 2007

Ben Eaton: 1948-2007

Football's family loses a father

Dunbar football coach Ben Eaton - who guided the Poets to two state titles and whose gentle, soft-spoken manner and willingness to hug his players made him a widely revered figure in the community of Baltimore City athletics - died suddenly yesterday while exercising.

August 21, 2007

William 'Wild Bill' Hagy: 1939 - 2007

He embodied Orioles Magic

William "Wild Bill" Hagy started out as just another Orioles fan from Dundalk who loved his Budweiser in Section 34 of the upper deck at Memorial Stadium.

August 21, 2007

On Baseball

Dan Connolly: To even the youngest O's fans, Hagy was part of the magic

If you went to any youth baseball game in or around Baltimore in the mid-1970s to mid-1980s, there were certain things you were sure to see.

January 30, 2007

Struggle ends for Barbaro

For eight months, Barbaro took fans of horse racing and lovers of horses on a bumpy ride of hope and worry as he struggled to recover from devastating leg injuries suffered in the Preakness.

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