In Memoriam: Athletes We Lost in 2012

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  • Michael Dokes
  • Steve Sabol
  • Emanuel Steward
  • Pascual Pérez
  • Jerry Brown
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  • Jovan Belcher
  • Hector "Macho" Camacho
  • Junior Seau
  • Bob Boozer
  • Joe Paterno
  • Sarah Burke
  • Samia Yusuf Omar
  • Stacy Robinson
  • Pedro Borbon
  • Teófilo Stevenson
  • Art Modell
  • Johnny Pesky

Emanuel Steward 

The boxing world mourned the death of legendary trainer Emanuel Steward, 68, on Oct. 26 after being hospitalized for an undisclosed illness. Nicknamed "the Godfather of Detroit boxing," Stewart notably helmed the careers of Lennox Lewis, Evander Holyfield and Tommy Hearns. 

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