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Former WWE star Matt Cappotelli dead at 38

Former WWE star Matt Cappotelli dead at 38

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June 30 (UPI) -- Former WWE star and reality television personality Matt Cappotelli has died at the age of 38 after having cancer off and on for 12 years, his wife Lindsay and the pro wrestling organization confirmed Friday. "Today my love -- my strong, sweet, beautiful love-took his last breath at 3:30 a.m. and went Home to be with Jesus... exactly one year after his brain surgery. You think you can be prepared for this when you know it's coming, but you just can't. The only person who's comfort I want right now is the one who can't give it to me. I miss him so much. I know where he is now is so much better, but it doesn't change how much I miss him," Lindsay Cappotelli wrote in a Facebook post. The WWE tweeted, "WWE is saddened to learn that Matt Cappotelli, a promising Superstar who w...
Blues Brothers Band musician Matt 'Guitar' Murphy dead at 88

Blues Brothers Band musician Matt 'Guitar' Murphy dead at 88

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June 16 (UPI) -- Blues Brothers Band musician Matt "Guitar" Murphy has died at the age of 88, his nephew Floyd Murphy Jr. announced on Facebook. "Well they say when it rains it pours...i was just told that my uncle Matt Guitar Murphy passed away last night," Murphy wrote Friday. "I can't feel a freaking thing in my body now but I must stay strong cause he was a strong man that lived a long long fruitfull life that poured his heart out in every guitar solo he took... yes the master is up stairs now with my father and mother,uncle Melvin Murphy, Jimmy Biggins, Eric Udell, Alan Ruben, BB King, Etta James... the list is just way too long folks but there all together again doing what there known for across the world ....love you uncle tell dad hi for me.... May you RIP." Deadline.com said the...
Chicago Bears sign OL Matt McCants, John Franklin III, three others

Chicago Bears sign OL Matt McCants, John Franklin III, three others

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The Chicago Bears announced Monday they signed five players, including offensive lineman Matt McCants, and also placed four players on waivers. McCants has played 28 NFL games, including three starts, while with the Oakland Raiders, Cleveland Browns and Bears. He has not started a game since 2013. The Bears also signed wide receiver Matt Fleming, defensive back John Franklin III, offensive lineman Jeremi Hall and defensive back Tyrin Holloway. The team waived offensive lineman Travis Averill, linebacker Howard Jones, offensive lineman Cameron Lee and linebacker Nyles Morgan. Franklin played quarterback and receiver during his college career, which included stops at Florida State, Auburn and Florida Atlantic. He also starred in Netflix's "Last Chance U" documentary series. Holloway t...
Ronald Leary: Denver Broncos put guard on IR, sign TE Matt LaCosse

Ronald Leary: Denver Broncos put guard on IR, sign TE Matt LaCosse

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Dec. 12 (UPI) -- The Denver Broncos have placed guard Ronald Leary on injured reserve and signed tight end Matt LaCosse.Denver announced the transactions on Tuesday.LaCosse was signed off of the New York Giants' practice quad. The 6-foot-6, 255-pound pass catcher had three catches for 22 yards in five games for the Giants from 2015 through 2017. He originally joined the Giants as an undrafted college free agent in May 2015 out of Illinois.LaCosse appeared in three games and had one start this season for the Giants. He served on the Giants' practice squad since Nov. 14. He spent the entire 2016 season on injured reserve after appearing in two games during his rookie campaign. LaCosse will wear No. 83 for the Broncos.Leary joined the Broncos this offseason as an unrestricted free agent from ...
LISTEN: Matt Le Tissier slams ‘unprofessional’ Virgil Van Dijk and insists Southampton could end up keeping Liverpool target this summer

LISTEN: Matt Le Tissier slams ‘unprofessional’ Virgil Van Dijk and insists Southampton could end up keeping Liverpool target this summer

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Matt Le Tissier believes Southampton could continue to play hardball with in-demand defender Virgil van Dijk and ensure he STAYS at the club this summer.Van Dijk has been strongly linked with a move to Liverpool during the transfer window.The 25-year-old centre-back is said to be one of Jurgen Klopp’s top summer targets, and the player has indicated that he is keen to join the Reds and is reportedly training on his own in an attempt to force a move to Anfield.READ MORE: There is no way back for Virgil van Dijk at Southampton, former Premier League striker tells talkSPORTHowever, the Netherlands international still has five years remaining of the six-year deal he penned with the Saints in May 2016.Club legend Le Tissier has criticised the defender’s antics as ‘unprofessional’ and ‘distastef