Posts Tagged: heart attack

Volatile and headstrong, Giorgio Chinaglia, 65, was international soccer player with grit and fire

NAPLES, Fla. – When Giorgio Chinaglia, who has died aged 65 after suffering a heart attack, was asked if it was true that he had played with Pelé, the Italian striker is said to have replied: “No, Pelé played with

Volatile and headstrong, Giorgio Chinaglia, 65, was international soccer player with grit and fire

NAPLES, Fla. – When Giorgio Chinaglia, who has died aged 65 after suffering a heart attack, was asked if it was true that he had played with Pelé, the Italian striker is said to have replied: “No, Pelé played with

With trademark cigar and fedora, Bert Sugar, 74, was boxing’s brilliant encyclopedia

MOUNT KISCO, NY – Boxing suffered a great loss Sunday when the sport’s legendary journalist and historian Bert Sugar died at Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco of a heart attack following a lengthy battle with lung cancer. He was

With trademark cigar and fedora, Bert Sugar, 74, was boxing’s brilliant encyclopedia

MOUNT KISCO, NY – Boxing suffered a great loss Sunday when the sport’s legendary journalist and historian Bert Sugar died at Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco of a heart attack following a lengthy battle with lung cancer. He was

Legendary Atlanta Journal-Constitution sports writer Furman Bisher, 93, is gone

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. – He covered the Masters, Kentucky Derby and the Georgia-Georgia Tech football game more than 50 times each. Most of the Super Bowls, too. But on Sunday, the story of legendary sportswriter Furman Bisher came to an end.

Legendary Atlanta Journal-Constitution sports writer Furman Bisher, 93, is gone

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. – He covered the Masters, Kentucky Derby and the Georgia-Georgia Tech football game more than 50 times each. Most of the Super Bowls, too. But on Sunday, the story of legendary sportswriter Furman Bisher came to an end.

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Cinematographer Ric Waite’s film credits include ‘The Long Riders,’ ‘The Border,’ ‘Footloose’ and ‘Red Dawn’

(Ric Waite, a cinematographer who won an Emmy Award for the 1976 TV miniseries “Captains and the Kings,”  died Saturday of a heart attack at his home in Los Angeles. He was 78. Here’s some info from his Web site

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Cinematographer Ric Waite’s film credits include ‘The Long Riders,’ ‘The Border,’ ‘Footloose’ and ‘Red Dawn’

(Ric Waite, a cinematographer who won an Emmy Award for the 1976 TV miniseries “Captains and the Kings,”  died Saturday of a heart attack at his home in Los Angeles. He was 78. Here’s some info from his Web site

Gerald Poulsen, 78, helped build Washington radio station spinning bluegrass as Jerry Gray

(Being a radio announcer has got to be one of the coolest jobs in the world. Sounds like Jerry Gray had a loyal following.) ROANOKE, Va. – Gerald Poulsen, the WAMU radio host known on air as Jerry Gray, whose

Gerald Poulsen, 78, helped build Washington radio station spinning bluegrass as Jerry Gray

(Being a radio announcer has got to be one of the coolest jobs in the world. Sounds like Jerry Gray had a loyal following.) ROANOKE, Va. – Gerald Poulsen, the WAMU radio host known on air as Jerry Gray, whose

Angelo Dundee, 90, trained Muhammad Ali in epic fights with Sonny Liston, Joe Frazier, George Foreman

TAMPA – Angelo Dundee, the Hall of Fame trainer who guided Muhammad Ali’s career, died of a heart attack Wednesday night in Clearwater. Dundee was 90. Dundee had been admitted to a Clearwater-area hospital after suffering a blood clot following

Angelo Dundee, 90, trained Muhammad Ali in epic fights with Sonny Liston, Joe Frazier, George Foreman

TAMPA – Angelo Dundee, the Hall of Fame trainer who guided Muhammad Ali’s career, died of a heart attack Wednesday night in Clearwater. Dundee was 90. Dundee had been admitted to a Clearwater-area hospital after suffering a blood clot following

Margaret Runyan Castaneda, 90, debunked much of husband/author Carlos Castaneda’s mysticism

(From The Los Angeles Times on Jan. 31, 2012.) GLENDALE, Ariz. – They were an unlikely couple, the Latin American immigrant and the West Virginia divorcee whose paths crossed in mid-1950s Los Angeles. But, by Margaret Runyan Castaneda’s account, she

Margaret Runyan Castaneda, 90, debunked much of husband/author Carlos Castaneda’s mysticism

(From The Los Angeles Times on Jan. 31, 2012.) GLENDALE, Ariz. – They were an unlikely couple, the Latin American immigrant and the West Virginia divorcee whose paths crossed in mid-1950s Los Angeles. But, by Margaret Runyan Castaneda’s account, she