Hockey broadcasting legend Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick is retiring, NBC announces
Mike “Doc” Emrick is calling it a career. NBC announced Monday that Emrick, 74, is retiring from broadcasting after a career that included his voice over more than 3,750 professional and Olympic hockey games. After 3,750+ Professional and Olympic hockey games, 100 different verbs used to describe a pass or shot, and 22 Stanley Cup Finals, the legendary Mike "Doc" Emrick has announced his retirement from broadcasting. From hockey fans around the world, we say #ThankYouDoc! His career took him to New Jersey, Philadelphia and all over the world for international hockey coverage.
AP source: 76ers set to hire Rivers as new coach
PHILADELPHIA – There's a new Doc in Philadelphia — one charged with reviving a 76ers organization that fell far short of NBA championship expectations. Rivers takes over for Brett Brown, who was fired after the 76ers were swept in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. Rivers spent seven seasons with the Clippers, making the playoffs in six of them — major success for a once-woebegone franchise. He is 1,624-943 in nearly 21 seasons as an NBA coach. He was the 1999-00 NBA Coach of the Year.
Mistaken Identity Led to Wrong Man Being Taken off Life Support, Lawsuit Says
Two families are suing Chicago's Mercy Hospital and the city's police department after the wrong man was taken off life support in a case of mistaken identity. Eventually, the man thought to be Bennett was moved to hospice care and taken off life support, the suit states. He died a few days later, and Bennett's family began funeral preparations. The hospital told WLS that it could not comment on pending litigation. RELATED STORIESCharlie Gard, Baby Taken Off Life Support Against Parents' Wishes, Dies a Week Before First BirthdayBrain Dead Mother Gives Birth to Twins After Being Kept on Life Support for 123 DaysMan Dies After Spending Days on Life Support After Choking on Food Over New Year's Weekend