Posts Tagged Obituaries

White Sox-Orioles postponed again in riot-ravaged Baltimore

In this aerial photo, Oriole Park at Camden Yards sits empty, Tuesday, April 28, 2015, in Baltimore, as unrest that occurred after Freddie Gray's funeral continues into a second day. The Baltimore Orioles postponed Tuesday's baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, and Wednesday's game will be closed to the public, followed rioting in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a Baltimore Police Department van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

BALTIMORE (AP) — After a pair of postponements caused by rioting in Baltimore, the Orioles and Chicago White Sox will play Wednesday at Camden Yards in what is believed to be the first game without fans in major league baseball’s 145-season history.

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Canadian swim coach Randy Bennett dies at 51

VICTORIA, British Columbia (AP) — Longtime Canadian swim coach Randy Bennett has died. H was 51.

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Wrestling legend Verne Gagne dies at age 89

In this Oct. 6, 1972 photo,  wrestler Ken Patera, right,  poses with promoter Verne Gagne in Minneapolis.  Gagne, one of professional wrestling's most celebrated performers and promoters died on Monday, April 27, 2015 at age 89.  (Powell Kruege/Star Tribune via AP)  MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES LOCAL TELEVISION OUT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Verne Gagne, one of professional wrestling’s most celebrated performers and promoters, has died. He was 89.

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Ravens cancel draft party because of rioting

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens have canceled an NFL draft party at their stadium in the wake of rioting in the city.

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Hall of Famer Marcel Pronovost dies at age 84

WINDSOR, Ontario (AP) — Hall of Famer Marcel Pronovost, who spent 15 years with the Detroit Red Wings before capping his playing career with a five-year run in Toronto, has died. He was 84.

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