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Frank Mordica, tied for SEC’s best rushing game, dies at 57

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Frank Mordica, the Vanderbilt running back who shares the single-best rushing performance in Southeastern Conference history, has died. He was 57.

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Dick Nanninga, scorer in 1978 World Cup final, has died

In this June 25, 1978, file photo, Netherlands Dick Nanninga (18), center, jumps for the ball with Argentina's goalkeeper Ubaldo Fillol during the World Cup soccer final at River Plate Stadium in Buenos Aires. Dick Nanninga, a former Netherlands striker who scored in the 1978 World Cup final, has died, Dutch club Roda JC said. He was 66. The exact cause of death was not announced Tuesday, July 21, 2015, but Nanninga had already spent months in a coma in 2012 when a lower leg had to be amputated. (AP Photo/File)

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Dick Nanninga, a former Netherlands striker who scored in the 1978 World Cup final, has died, Dutch club Roda JC said. He was 66.

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