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Constantine “Cus” D’Amato

A proponent of the peek-a-boo style of boxing, Cus D’Amato earned a reputation as one of the most forthright and honest men in boxing. He trained Floyd Patterson and José Torres to world titles, was instrumental in launching Mike Tyson’s career...

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Edward J. DeBartolo Jr.

Edward J. DeBartolo Jr., former owner of the five-time Super Bowl Champion San Francisco 49ers and the two-time Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins, has been a dominate figure in the world of sports. Following in his father’s footsteps of...

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Michael DeCicco

The man who built the Notre Dame Fighting Irish fencing team into the perennial power that it is today.  “When I first came to Notre Dame, I had no idea that they even had a fencing team until I set foot on this campus.” –Michael DeCicco Born in...

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Alexis DeJoria

National Hot Rod Association Champion who captured the No. 1 qualifier position four times, became the first woman to break the four-second barrier, was the first female to compete in 100 Funny Car events, and finished in the Top 10 three times...

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Vinny Del Negro

Vinny Del Negro, retired basketball player and previous head coach of the NBA’s Chicago Bulls from 2008 to 2010, and the Los Angeles Clippers from 2010 to 2013. Vinny Del Negro in three seasons as head coach of the Los Angeles Clippers presided...

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Alex Delvecchio

A consummate team player whose skill and affability marked a 24-year NHL career. Alex Delvecchio was born in Fort Williams, Ontario, to Italian immigrants. He went on to spend 24 years in the National Hockey League with the Detroit Red Wings. In...

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Tony DeMarco

A hardscrabble battler in the welterweight division in the 1950s, capturing the world’s title and winning 58 bouts along the way. With a style best called “direct,” Tony DeMarco scrapped his way to some 71 professional prizefights, coming out the...

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Frank DeMaree

A great utility player who was as good in the outfield as he was in the infield, DeMaree hit his career peak with the Chicago Cubs in 1936, when he batted .360. Born Joseph Franklin DiMaria on June 10, 1910 in Winters, California, DeMaree was an...

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Joseph DeNucci

Joseph DeNucci was born August 30, 1939 in Newton, MA. In 1956, while just a junior in high school, DeNucci won a Golden Gloves championship. Just one year later, on March 30, 1957, DeNucci had his first professional fight, a second round...

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