10 Prominent sports deaths in 2011

Published: Wednesday, Jan. 4 2012 7:06 p.m. MST

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Associated Press
The NFL running back and Olympic champion who was traded for nine players.

This July 21, 1964 file photo shows Ollie Matson, halfback for the Philadelphia Eagles, posing at the team's training camp in Hershey, Pa. NFL Hall of Famer Matson died of respiratory failure Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011, in Los Angeles, his nephew Art Thompson III told The Associated Press. He was 80.
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