Sun coverage: Notable sports deaths in 2009

'He had a spirit that would not give up'

Jerry Martin, retired track and field coach, dies Monday

Jack Kemp, former quarterback and VP nominee, dies

Ex-Arizona State coach Bruce Snyder dies

Marvin Webster dead at 56

Webster is gone, but 'Eraser' lives on

Former Maryland football coach Lou Saban dies at 87

Lil E. Tee, winner of '92 Derby, dead

Mixed martial arts figure Charles Lewis dies in Ferrari crash

TapouT co-founder and mixed martial arts personality Charles Lewis was killed early Wednesday when his red Ferrari collided with a white Porsche in Newport Beach, Calif.

Ex-Bulls player, commentator Norm Van Lier dies

Motocross racer Jeremy Lusk dies after suffering head injuries in crash

Former heavyweight champion Ingemar Johansson dies at 76

Oldest ex-major leaguer Werber dies at 100

Former Falcons DT Dronett dies at 38

Cleveland Browns Hall of Famer Lavelli dies at 85

Former NL manager Preston Gomez dies at 85

'Prince' Joe Henry of Negro Leagues dies at 78

Vaughan, track coach at Mervo, dies at 41

Twins owner Pohlad is dead at age 93