BC-YE–2016 Sports Chronology,6th Add, YE

___ Aug. 10 — Daryl Homer became the first American to win an Olympic silver medal in men’s individual sabre in 112 years. Homer lost to Hun…

2016 Notable Sports Deaths

UNDATED: on the ground. ___ Feb. 3 — Jack Riley, 95, former Army hockey coach who won guided the U.S. team to its first Olympic gold medal i…

2016 Notable Sports Deaths

UNDATED: championship season. ___ April 13 — Nera White, 80, one of the first female basketball players inducted into the Basketball Hall of…

2016 Notable Sports Deaths

UNDATED: in water polo. ___ May 22 — Tom DeLeone, 65, center for the Cleveland Browns’ “Kardiac Kids” team. The tough-nosed center started 1…

2016 Notable Sports Deaths

UNDATED: and NASCAR. ___ July 3 — Lou Fontinato, 84, former NHL player. Fontinato played seven seasons with the New York Rangers and two wit…

2016 Notable Sports Deaths

UNDATED: three times. ___ Nov. 23 — Stan Huntsman, 84, former U.S. Olympic track coach. Huntsman’s men’s team won seven gold medals in the 1…