James “Jimmy” White was born on June 13, 1942 and died on July 26, 2017. He was an English professional association football player. Jimmy played for Bournemouth, Portsmouth, Gillingham and Cambridge United between 1958 and 1972. White’s debut for Bournemouth against Port Vale on 30 April 1958 made him Bournemouth’s youngest player at age 15 ..
Marcel Kunz was born on May 24, 1943, in Gerlafingen, and died on July 22, 2017, in Basel. He was a Swiss former footballer. Kunz played as a goalkeeper. He began his football with the youth teams of the local football club FC Gerlafingen before moving on to Basel in 1963. Kunz came to Basel ..
Lyle H. Smith was born on March 17, 1916 and died on July 25, 2017. He was an American football and basketball player, coach, and college athletics administrator. Smith served as the head football coach at Boise Junior College—now Boise State University—from 1947 to 1967 (except for military duty), compiling a record of 156–26–6 (.846). ..
Leo Juhani “Leksa” Kinnunen was born on August 5, 1943 and died on July 26, 2017. He was a Finnish racing driver, and the first Formula One driver from Finland. He won the Nordic Challenge Cup in 1969, the Interserie from 1971–1973, and helped Porsche to take the World Sportscar Championship for manufacturers in 1970 ..
František Ševčík was born on January 11, 1942 and died on July 22, 2017. He was an ice hockey player. Ševčík played for the Czechoslovak national team. Ševčík won a silver medal at the 1968 Winter Olympics. František Ševčík passed away at 75 ..
Willie Carroll Townes was born on July 21, 1943, in Hattiesburg, Mississippi and died on July 22, 2017. He was an American football defensive end. Willie was in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys and New Orleans Saints. Townes played college football at the University of Tulsa. He played high school football at ..
Robert Alonzo “Bob” DeMoss was born on January 27, 1927 and died on July 23, 2017. He was an American football player, coach, and college athletics administrator. Demoss served as the head football coach at Purdue University from 1970 to 1972, compiling a career college football record of 13–18. He was married to Janet DeMoss. ..
John Albert Kundla was born on July 3, 1916 and died on July 23, 2017. He was an American college and professional basketball coach. Kundla was the first head coach for the Minneapolis Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and its predecessors, the Basketball Association of America (BAA) and the National Basketball League (NBL), ..
Guennady Anatolyevich Moisseev was born on February 3, 1948, in the Gatchina district in Leningrad Oblastand died on July 23, 2017. He was a Russian former Grand Prix motocross racer. Moisseev was a three-time 250cc motocross world champion. Guennady Anatolyevich Moisseev passed away at 69..
Margaret “Gretel” Bergmann-Lambert (née Bergmann) was born on April 12, 1914, in Laupheim, Germany, and died on July 25, 2017. She was a German Jewish athlete who competed as a high jumper during the 1930s. She was of Jewish origins, which caused the Nazis to prevent her from taking part in the 1936 Summer Olympics, ..