• Former Suns center Neal Walk dead at 67

    PHOENIX (AP) — Neal Walk, a tough center on the early Phoenix Suns teams after they drafted him No. 2 overall in 1969, has died at age 67.

  • Al Abrams, Motown Records’ 1st press officer, dies at 74

    DETROIT (AP) — Al Abrams, the founding press officer and publicist for Motown Records, died Saturday following a battle with cancer, his wife said. He was 74.

  • ‘Towering Inferno’ director John Guillermin dies at 89

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Guillermin, a veteran British director best known for bringing to life big budget adventure films like “The Towering Inferno” and the 1976 “King Kong” has died. He was 89.

  • Big 12 to profile athletes through ‘Champions for Life’

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — All-America tackle Spencer Drango is working on a master’s degree when not on the field blocking for fifth-ranked Baylor’s offense. Kyven Gadson became a national champion wrestler at Iowa State after his father, who was a conference champ at the school, died of cancer.

  • This Sept. 22, 2015 photo released by Yum! Brands shows singer Christina Aguilera, left, and Jonathan Blum, Chief Public Affairs Officer of Yum! Brands, serving food to children in Ecuador through the United Nations World Food Programme's (WFP) school feeding program.  Aguilera was on a humanitarian trip in Ecuador last week filming a new PSA for Yum! Brands World Hunger Relief effort that raises awareness, volunteerism and funds for WFP and other hunger relief agencies. (Robb Dipple/Hilton Media Group via AP)

    Aguilera connects with roots on Ecuador hunger relief trip

    NEW YORK (AP) — Christina Aguilera has visited Haiti, Rwanda and Guatemala on relief effort trips, but last week in Ecuador she not only offered support to struggling and hungry children — she also connected with her roots.

  • Memorabilia of New York Yankees Hall of Fame catcher Yogi Berra is on display at a store near Church of the Immaculate Conception before funeral services for the late baseball star, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, in Montclair, N.J. The baseball legend known for his quirky sayings died Sept. 22. He was 90. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

    Private funeral for Yogi Berra to be televised

    MONTCLAIR, N.J. (AP) — A gold catcher’s mitt was placed on top of his remains. But on a day filled with stories from a lifetime in baseball, Yogi Berra was remembered for being more than one of the game’s greats.