Meadowlark Lemon, the “clown prince” of basketball’s barnstorming Harlem Globetrotters, whose blend of hook shots and humor brought joy to millions of fans around the world, died Dec. 27 in Scottsdale, Ariz. He was 83.
Globetrotters spokesman Brett Meister confirmed the death but did not know the cause.
03:15 Texas takes No. 1 Connecticut to wire, but comes up short17
03:39 Doug Harvey, one of only 10 umpires to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, dies at 8720
18:40 Vikings take Bradford off IR for playoffs; 4th QB on roster26
19:19 Steelers' Antonio Brown expected to play against Jaguars23