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FORMER NBA CHAMPION IS DEAD AT AGE 74

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Former NBA champion player and coach Chris Ford, who
rose to prominence during his time with the Boston Celtics,
has died Tuesday. He made the first 3-pointer in NBA history
on Oct. 12, 1979.

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Former NBA Player, Coach Chris Ford Dies at 74

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LEGENDARY HOOPS STAR HAS DIED AT 79

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Paul Theron Silas (July 12, 1943 – December 11, 2022)


(UPI) – Paul Silas was a College Basketball Hall of Famer
and three-time NBA champion. 

Immediately upon retirement in 1980, Silas began a coaching
career with the San Diego Clippers.  

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FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME MEMBER HAS DIED

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John Earl Madden (April 10, 1936 – December 28, 2021)


John Madden was a
football coach and sportscaster. He served as
the
head coach of the Oakland Raiders of the National Football
League
(NFL) for 10 seasons, and helmed the team to a victory in
Super Bowl XI. After retiring from coaching, he became a well-
known
color commentator for NFL Cause of death not known
at this time. He was at 85.

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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Space Shuttle Challenger Explodes - 1986 | Today In History | 28 Jan 17 - YouTube
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The Space Shuttle Challenger crew members gathered for an official portrait on November 11, 1985.

The space shuttle Challenger exploded 29 years ago today. Here's the speech Ronald Reagan gave that night | News | times-news.com

SPACE SHUTTLE CHALLENGER 1986 DISASTER OREGONIAN NEWSPAPER CHRISTA McAULIFFE | eBay

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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On January 28, 1986, the
NASA Space Shuttle orbiter undertaking mission
STS-51-L and the tenth flight of Space Shuttle Challenger  broke apart 73
seconds into its flight, killing all seven crew members aboard: five NASA
astronauts, one payload specialist, and a civilian school teacher.

The spacecraft disintegrated over the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of
Cape Canaveral, Florida, at 11:39 a.m. EST.

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Space Shuttle Challanger crew: Back row from left to right…Ellison
S. Onizuka, Sharon Christa McAuliffe, Greg Jarvis, and Judy Resnik.
In the front row from left to right: Michael J. Smith, Dick Scobee,
and Ron McNair.

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President Reagan delivers a nationwide speech following the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster.

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Challenger shuttle memorial in Arlington cemetery, Washington DC.

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