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People in the world of sports inspire us in their pursuit of excellence. The death of an athlete or coach can conjure memories of their past accomplishments and create a collective sense of loss and nostalgia. This memorial site was created to honor and remember athletes, coaches and managers from a wide variety of sports, as well as the journalists and broadcasters who have celebrated their achievements.
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1/24/1960 - 4/14/2015

Remembering the life, death and sports legacy of Mark Reeds

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Mark Reeds, an assistant coach for the playoff-bound Ottawa Senators and a former NHL player, died Tuesday. He was at 55. Reeds had been fighting cancer for more than a year, and the news came as a blow to a team already dealing with general manager Bryan Murray's cancer diagnosis. Owner Eugene Melnyk lauded Reeds' "charismatic fighting spirit ... right until the end." Murray said the team lost a "very important member ... of our Senator family." Reeds had...
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