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Red Sox All-Star pitcher Bill Monbouquette dies at 78

NY SPORTS DESK WORKING ON OBIT/SIKES In this Jan. 31, 1964 file photo, former Boston Red Sox pitcher Bill Monbouquette poses for a photo at the annual Boston Baseball Writers of America awards dinner in Boston. The Red Sox announced that Monbouquette died Sunday Jan. 25, 2015 in Boston from complications from leukemia. The 20-game winner, and four-time All-Star who threw a no-hitter and who spent more than 50 years in professional baseball was 78. (AP Photo, File)

BOSTON (AP) — Bill Monbouquette, an All-Star pitcher who threw a no-hitter and had a 20-win season for his hometown Boston Red Sox, has died. He was 78.

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Melissa Rivers files lawsuit in mother Joan Rivers’ death

In this May 15, 2014 file photo, Melissa Rivers, left, and Joan Rivers attend the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment 2014 Upfront at the Javits Center in New York. Melissa Rivers filed a malpractice lawsuit Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, against doctors and the clinic where her mother Joan Rivers had a routine medical procedure, stopped breathing, and later died. Rivers said in a statement that filing the suit was one of the most difficult decisions she had to make. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — While Joan Rivers lay sedated in a Manhattan clinic, her doctors performed unauthorized medical procedures, snapped a selfie with the comedian and failed to act as her vital signs deteriorated, according to a malpractice lawsuit filed Monday by her daughter, Melissa.

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Visitation, memorial service set for Hall of Famer Banks

REMOVES REFERENCE OF ST. LOUIS CARINDALS PLAYER GINO CIMOLI, AND CORRECTS DATE TO AN UNDATED 1970 FILE PHOTO - In this undated 1970, file photo, Chicago Cubs' Ernie Banks, top, turns a double play in a baseball game. The Cubs announced Friday night, Jan. 23, 2015, that Banks had died. The team did not provide any further details. Banks was 83. (AP Photo/File)

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs say a public visitation and memorial service for Hall of Fame slugger Ernie Banks will be held Friday and Saturday in the city.

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Family attorney: Cubs great Ernie Banks died of heart attack

CHICAGO (AP) — An attorney for the family of Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks says the Hall of Famer died after suffering a heart attack on Friday.

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