Former NFL defensive end Reggie White, Dec. 26

Reggie White, one of the greatest defensive players in NFL history, died Dec. 26 at the age of 43. The cause of death was not immediately known, however White had a respiratory ailment for several years that affected his sleep, according to Keith Johnson, a pastor serving as family spokesman. An autopsy is scheduled. White, then a Carolina Panther, is pictured during a preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens in 2000.
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