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Football great Art Donovan dies at 89
Football great Art Donovan dies at 89

Art Donovan, Hall of Fame defensive tackle for the Baltimore Colts, died Sunday. He was 89. Donovan died of a respiratory ailment at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium, Md. He was best known as one of the NFL's greatest storytellers. "Artie made a career out of telling people everything that he'd done right -- and wrong -- in football," former teammate Ordell Braase told the Baltimore Sun. "The diversity of his appeal was amazing. Everyone wanted to hug 'Fatso,' from young girls to little old ladies." Said Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti in a written statement: "We lost a friend, one of the finest men and one of the greatest characters we were...

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