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Boxing Great Pernell Whitaker Dies; Hit by Car in Virginia

Pernell Whitaker, an Olympic gold medalist and four division champion who was regarded as one of the greatest defensive fighters ever, has died after being hit by a car in Virginia. He was 55. Police in Virginia Beach said the former fighter was hit by a ca...
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John Havlicek, Boston Celtics Great, Dies at 79

BOSTON — John Havlicek's legacy was built over 16 years with the Boston Celtics, eight of them as NBA champions, making him among the best to ever play the game. One play immortalized him forever: "Ha...