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Hall of Fame Cornerback Willie Brown Dies at Age 78

Hall of Fame cornerback Willie Brown, who provided the iconic play of the Oakland Raiders' first Super Bowl title, died on Tuesday. He was 78. "The entire Hall of Fame family mourns the loss of a great man. Willie Brown was the epitome of the Raiders motto ...
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Giants Enter OffSeason With Long to-Do List

SAN FRANCISCO — Farhan Zaidi begins his second offseason with San Francisco with a daunting to-do list. The Giants' president of baseball operations addressed the challenges a team in transition faces at a s...
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You Likely Never Heard of Him, But He Played on 40 No. 1 Hits

LOS ANGELES — Hal Blaine, the Hall of Fame session drummer and virtual one-man soundtrack of the 1960s and '70s who played on the songs of Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley and the Beach Boys and laid down one of music's most memorable opening riffs on the Ronettes...