Of complications from a perforated duodenal ulcer, Leon Hart, 73, the 1949 Heisman Trophy winner, whose teams also won three NCAA championships and three NFL titles. Hart, a three-time All-America at Notre Dame, is one of two linemen to win the Heisman. The Irish went 36-0-2 during his four years, winning titles in '46, '47 and '49. Hart, who went on to win three titles with the Detroit Lions, was at Notre Dame Stadium for the Irish win over Michigan on Sept. 14. The next day, he entered the hospital.
?Of undetermined causes, Ray Hayworth, 98, the oldest surviving major leaguer and the last living teammate of Ty Cobb. Hayworth joined the Tigers as a catcher in 1926 under player-manager Cobb and played 15 years in the majors, including 11 with Detroit. His survivors include grandson J.D. Hayworth, a Republican congressman from Arizona.
By the Department of Homeland Security, a request from San Diego city officials to put the Secret Service in charge of security at Super Bowl XXXVII at Qualcomm Stadium on Jan. 26. The San Diego Police Department will handle security at the game.
From Beaver Stadium during the Penn State-Iowa football game, Redskins linebacker LaVar Arrington. The former Penn State star was booted from the Nittany Lions' sideline for yelling at the officials.
After 23 seasons and 2,502 games with six teams, Marlins outfielder Tim (Rock) Raines, 43. A perennial All-Star with the Expos in the 1980s, Raines had 2,605 hits and ranks fifth alltime in stolen bases (808). Raines played with Tim Jr. last year in Baltimore, the second pair of father-son teammates, after Ken and Junior Griffey.
By the English soccer Wolverhampton Wanderers, free condoms to fans before all matches. The team also opened a health information center at which fans can get advice on health issues.