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  • Merlin Olsen | 1940-2010

    Merlin Olsen | 1940-2010
  • Merlin Olsen dies at 69; Hall of Fame football star later became actor

    Merlin Olsen dies at 69; Hall of Fame football star later became actor
    Merlin Olsen, a Hall of Fame defensive lineman with the Los Angeles Rams who was a charter member of the team's famed Fearsome Foursome, then made a remarkably smooth transition into careers in broadcasting and acting, has died. He was 69. Olsen died...
  • Chester R. Simmons dies at 81; pioneering sports broadcaster

    Chester R. Simmons dies at 81; pioneering sports broadcaster
    Pioneering sports broadcaster Chester R. Simmons, who served as president of ESPN during the company's launch in 1979, died Thursday in Atlanta, the network announced. He was 81. The cause of death was not disclosed. Simmons began his career in...
  • How to survive the bust

    The big plunge | Prepare well, do well | Speak carefully | Look overseas | A building breather | Know your neighborhood | Pack 'em in | Big Fix main page Realty reality: Housing prices are headed way down By Christopher Thornberg In 2002, the median...
  • Fordham's WFUV honors Enberg with Scully Award

     
    Even when you're Dick Enberg, hearing Vin Scully on the other end of the phone is an attention-getter. "It was a month ago," Enberg said. "I was driving into my garage, and I hear that mellifluous voice: 'Dick, this is......
  • Pro Football Hall of Famer Merlin Olsen dies

     
    Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive tackle Merlin Olsen, who played 15 years with the Los Angeles Rams, has died. He was 69. The St. Louis Globe-Democrat reported the news Thursday morning, and the St. Louis Rams have confirmed it.......
  • Merlin Olsen and a farewell to all that

     
    The Rams have been gone from Los Angeles for twice as long as Merlin Olsen ever played for them. Olsen died this week, and the Rams field teams in a different time zone, but he and his fellow Los Angeles Rams are still more identified with the team in the...
  • NFL draft: Tim Tebow to the Broncos; Jacksonville Jaguars to the dogs

     
    NFL draft, Tim Tebow, Denver Broncos, Tim Tebow Broncos, Jacksonville Jaguars, University of Florida, Gators, Tyson Alualu...
  • 'Little House on the Prairie's' Merlin Olsen dies at 69 of mesothelioma

     
    NFL Hall of Famer and actor of "Little House on the Prairie" fame, Merlin Olsen, has died at his Utah home of cancer. He was 69.Olsen had undergone several rounds of chemotherapy after being diagnosed with mesothelioma in 2009.When Olsen's former...
  • NFL Hall of Famer Merlin Olsen Dies At 69

    NFL Hall of Famer Merlin Olsen Dies At 69
    LOS ANGELES -- Hall of Famer Merlin Olsen, who helped form one of the NFL's greatest defensive lines before embarking on a successful career in television, died Thursday after a battle with cancer. He was 69. Olsen was a member of the Los Angeles Rams'...
  • Pro Football Hall of Famer and former television actor Merlin Olsen dies at age 69

    Pro Football Hall of Famer and former television actor Merlin Olsen dies at age 69
  • Football star turned actor Merlin Olsen dead at 69

    Football star turned actor Merlin Olsen dead at 69
    Pro Football Hall of Famer and former television actor Merlin Olsen has died. He was 69. Utah State University assistant athletic media relations director Zach Fisher says Olsen died Wednesday night at a Los Angeles hospital. He was diagnosed with...