On today's Sport's Spin the news broke late in the show, about the death of Sally Ride. I couldn't help but recall my time talking to her about her achievements as a woman, but also as an astronaut. It wasn't so much sports-related, but within the race to space, was a race between gender and equality.
Six days after suffering a massive stroke, saxophone legend and longtime E Street Band member Clarence Clemons has died at the age of 69.
Despite initial reports that Clemons was responding well to treatment – and despite a pair of brain surgeries to repair the damage wrought by the stroke – his condition worsened as the week wore on, and he died on Saturday, June 18.