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Frank Gifford RIP - Sportscaster & NFL Hall of Famer Dies at 84

Sad news – former New York Giants star Frank Gifford died of natural causes on Sunday (August 9) at his home in Connecticut.

He was 84 years old and is survived by his wife, Today host Kathie Lee Gifford, 61.

Frank was an NFL Hall of Famer before becoming a sportscaster for many years.

“It is with the deepest sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved husband, father and friend, Frank Gifford,” the family said in a statement (via NBC). “Frank died suddenly this beautiful Sunday morning of natural causes at his Connecticut home. We rejoice in the extraordinary life he was privileged to live, and we feel grateful and blessed to have been loved by such an amazing human being. We ask that our privacy be respected at this difficult time and we thank you for your prayers.”

Our thoughts are with Frank‘s friends and family during this difficult time.

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Sean Price Dead - Rapper Found Dead in His Sleep at 43

Sean Price, a member of the rap group Heltah Skeltah, has died at age 43.

“It is with beyond a heavy heart that Duck Down Music is sadly confirming that Sean Price passed away early this morning in his Brooklyn apartment, Saturday, August 8th, 2015,” his reps told Billboard. “The cause of death is currently unknown, but it was reported that he died in his sleep. He’s survived by his wife, and his three children… Sean’s family and friends are asking for time to grieve and process the news. Further details will be issued when more information is available.”

Sean started his career in the hip-hop duo Heltah Skeltah before transitioning into the group Boot Camp Clik. He released his first solo album in 2005 and was said to be working on new music recently.

We send out our thoughts and condolences to Sean‘s family and friends during this difficult time.

Cilla Black Dead - British TV Personality & Singer Dies at 72

British TV personality and singer Cilla Black has passed away at the age of 72, the BBC reports.

Police in Malaga, Spain are confirming that a woman named Priscilla White, which is Cilla‘s real name, died in Estepona in the Costa del Sol region on Saturday (August 1). The death appears to be from natural causes.

Cilla had a string of hits in the 1960s and 70s including “Anyone Who Had a Heart” and “You’re My World.”

She later hosted television shows including her own show Cilla and a game show called Blind Date.

Our thoughts go out to Cilla‘s friends and loved ones during this time.

Legendary Wrestler ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper Dead at 61

WWE superstar ‘RowdyRoddy Piper has passed away at the age of 61.

The wrestler suffered a heart attack and died in his sleep on Thursday (July 30) at home in Hollywood, Calif.

The sad news was confirmed by his agent to Variety.

Rod passed peacefully in his sleep last night. I am shocked and beyond devastated,” his agent said.

One of Roddy‘s closest friends was fellow wrestler Hulk Hogan, who famously battled each other at Wrestlemania I in 1985.

“He was my best friend. He is a legend.God’s gain is our loss. May his family in this time of need, find peace. Much love forever, HH,” Hulk told TMZ.

Our thoughts are with Roddy‘s friends and family during this tough time.

Country Star Lynn Anderson Dead at 67

Country singer Lynn Anderson has sadly passed away at the age of 67.

Lynn died on Thursday (July 31) at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn., according to a statement her rep gave to E! News.

Her career spanned across 40 years, during which she received two Academy of Country Music Awards, one Grammy Award, one American Music Award, one Billboard Award and one People’s Choice Award.

Lynn is best known for her Grammy-winning single “Rose Garden.”

Our thoughts are with her family and friends during this difficult time.

Bobbi Kristina Brown Dead - Whitney Houston's Daughter Dies at 22

Bobbi Kristina Brown has passed away at the age of 22 at the Peachtree Christian Hospice in Duluth, Georgia on Sunday (July 26).

News of the death of the 22-year-old daughter of Bobby Brown and the late Whitney Houston came in a tweet from ET.

Bobbi Kristina Brown passed away Sunday, July, 26 2015, surrounded by her family. She is finally at peace in the arms of God,” the Houston family added in a statement to E! News. “We want to again thank everyone for their tremendous amount of love and support during these last few months.”

Bobbi Kristina was found unresponsive in a bathtub in late January and has been in a medically induced coma ever since. She was recently placed in hospice care.

Our thoughts are with Bobbi Kristina‘s family and friends during this difficult time.

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E.L. Doctorow Dead - 'Ragtime' Author Dies at 84

The legendary author E.L. Doctorow has died at age 84.

The author is most famous for his award-winning novels like “Ragtime” and “Billy Bathgate.” He passed away on Tuesday (July 21) at his home in Manhattan due to complications from lung cancer, his son Richard told The New York Times.

E.L. was known for writing his novels with historical context and using real life people woven into story lines with fictional people.

We send our thoughts and condolences to E.L.‘s family and friends during this difficult time.

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