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Ken Venturi, former PGA player and U.S. Presidents Cup captain during the opening ceremony of The Presidents Cup at Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Prince William County, Virginia on September 22, 2005.  (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Former U.S. Open Golf Champ, SF Native Ken Venturi Dies

Former PGA Tour golfer and longtime CBS Sports broadcaster Ken Venturi died Friday afternoon. A San Francisco native, Venturi won 14 PGA Tour events before retiring in 1967.

05/17/2013

Oakland Raiders kicker Errol Mann (Photo by Arthur Anderson/Getty Images)

Errol Mann, Kicker For Champion Raiders, Dies At 71

Errol Mann, the kicker for the Oakland Raiders team that won the 1977 Super Bowl, has died. He was 71.

04/19/2013

Julius Menendez coached San Jose State to three NCAA Boxing Championships and 295 men's soccer victories. (Photo Courtesy: San Jose State Athletics)

Ali’s Former Olympic Coach Dies At 90 In Gilroy

Julius Menendez, who coached Muhammad Ali to the gold medal at the 1960 Olympics, has died. He was 90.

04/19/2013

Pat Summerall (left) and John Madden in the broadcast booth together for the last time at Super Bowl XXXVI at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, LA., February 3, 2002. (Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)

Pat Summerall, Madden’s Longtime NFL Broadcast Partner, Dead At 82

Pat Summerall, the deep-voiced NFL player-turned-broadcaster who spent half of his four decades calling sports famously paired with John Madden, died Tuesday. He was 82.

04/16/2013

Ben Williams reports for KPIX (The Williams Family)

KPIX’s Ben Williams, One Of Nation’s 1st African-American Reporters, Dead At 85

Ben Williams, a retired KPIX-TV staffer who was one of the first African-American television reporters in the nation, has died at the age of 85.

12/18/2012

Mike Wallace

CBS Newsman Mike Wallace Dies At 93

CBS newsman Mike Wallace, the dogged, merciless reporter and interviewer who took on politicians, celebrities and other public figures, has died. He was 93…

04/08/2012

Bingham Ray during the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival. (Jason Matos / Getty Images)

San Francisco Film Executive Bingham Ray Dies At Sundance Fest

San Francisco Film Society executive Bingham Ray has died while attending the Sundance Film Festival. He was 57.

01/23/2012

Warren Hellman

Philanthropist Hellman Mourned At San Francisco Memorial Service

A memorial service is being held Wednesday for San Francisco financier and philanthropist Warren Hellman, who died Sunday at the age of 77.

12/21/2011

Notable Deaths 2011

60 Minutes Legend Andy Rooney Dies At Age 92

60 Minutes legend Andy Rooney died Friday night at the age of 92, less than a month after his final appearance on the CBS News broadcast.

11/05/2011

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