Bum Phillips Dead at 90

Bum Phillips, former head coach of the Houston Oilers and New Orleans Saints, has died aged 90.

Norman Geras, 1943-2013

Norman Geras, scholar and blogger extraordinaire, has passed.

Tom Clancy Dead at 66

Tom Clancy, author of dozens of bestselling military thriller novels, has died aged 66.

R.I.P., Hiroshi Yamauchi

Gerald Read, 58, Victim in Navy Yard Shootings

Cathy’s husband and Jess’ father, Jer, was killed in the shooting spree at the Navy Yard.

Tommy Morrison, Former Heavyweight Champ, Dead at 44

Tommy Morrison, a boxing heavyweight champion from 1993 to 1995, has died at 44.

David Frost Dead at 74

The pioneering journalist David Frost has died, aged 74 years.

Elmore Leonard Dead at 87

Author Elmore Leonard has died at the age of 87.

David Jones, Former Joint Chiefs Chairman, Dead at 92

David C. Jones, who served as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under Presidents Carter and Reagan, has died.

William P. Clark, Reagan National Security Advisor, Dead at 81

Bill Clark, who served as National Security Advisor and Interior Secretary under Ronald Reagan, has died at 81.

Colonel Bud Day, American Hero, Dead at 88

Colonel Bud Day, who earned a Medal of Honor leading Vietnam POWs, had died, aged 88 years.

J.J. Cale, Songwriter, Dead at 74

J.J. Cale, the Grammy-winning songwriter of such classics as “Cocaine” and “Call Me the Breeze,” has died aged 74.

Lindy Boggs, Former Congresswoman and Cokie Roberts’ Mom, Dead at 97

Lindy Boggs, the Louisiana Congresswoman best known to many of us as Cookie Roberts’ mom, has died at the ripe old age of 97.

Bob Fletcher Dead at 101

Dave Schuler has roused himself from his boredom with the news to comment on the passing of Bob Fletcher, of whom I’d never heard. It’s a story worth hearing if you haven’t.

Jean Stapleton,TV’s Edith Bunker, Dead At 90

Jean Stapleton, an accomplished stage and screen actress who achieved entertainment immortality playing opposite Carroll O’Connor as Archie Bunker’s long-suffering wife Edith, has died at the age of 90:

Kenneth Waltz’ Legacy

My latest for The National Interest, “Kenneth Waltz’s Crucial Logic,” has posted.

George Jones, Country Music Legend, Dead at 81

Legendary country music singer George Jones has died, aged 81.

Al Neuharth, Founder of USA Today, Dies At 89

The man who changed the way Americans viewed newspapers, just before newspapers themselves began getting pushed aside by technology, has died at the age of 89.

Mal Moore, Alabama Football Legend, Dead at 73

Mal Moore, who was part of ten football championships at Alabama, has died at 73.

Steve Davis, Former Oklahoma Quarterback, Killed in Plane Crash

Steve Davis, who quarterbacked Oklahoma to back-to-back national titles, died in a plane crash yesterday. He was 60.

Jack Eskridge, Designer of Dallas Cowboys Logo, Dies at 89

The Cowboys’ first equipment manager and designer of the iconic blue star logo has died.

John Karlin, Telephone Innovator, Dies at 94

John Karlin, an industrial psychologist for Bell Labs that you’ve probably never heard of, has died aged 94.

Ed Koch Dead at 88

Ed Koch, former mayor of New York City and one of America’s most colorful politicians, has died at 88.

Norman Schwarzkopf Dead at 78

General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, commander during Operation Desert Storm, has died at the age of 78.

Dole Salutes Inouye

Bob Dole isn’t in the best of health but he nonetheless treked to the Capitol to pay his final respects to an old friend.

Robert Bork Dead at 85

Robert Bork, the controversial jurist whose failed Supreme Court bid ushered in a new climate in American politics, has died at 85.