Chiefs founder Lamar Hunt fighting for life

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  1. Kaiser Toro

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    http://www.nfl.com/teams/story/KC/9867068

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Dec. 12, 2006) -- Lamar Hunt was fighting for his life in a Dallas hospital, and friends and family of the 74-year-old pioneer of the modern NFL were hoping for "miracles."

    Hunt has battled cancer for several years and was hospitalized the day before Thanksgiving with a partially collapsed lung. Doctors discovered that the cancer has since spread, and Hunt has been under heavy sedation since last week.

    "They're trying to make him as comfortable as possible," said Carl Peterson, president and general manager of Hunt's Kansas City Chiefs. "He's battling a very courageous fight. We'll continue to hope that miracles will happen."
     
  2. aj.

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    One of the great ones.

    Davis, Adams (not a great one), Hunt, Wilson.....they're all getting up there.
     
  3. mexican_texan

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    This game would not be what it is without Lamar Hunt.
     
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    yeah, owner of the original Texans, too.

    Good luck to him and I hope he gets better.
     
  5. nunusguy

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    As a native of the KC area and a Chiefs fan from way back before moving to
    Houston, I've been appreciative for a long time of the contributions Lamar Hunt has made to that area and to the NFL in general.
     
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    Lamar Hunt, 74, son of legendary oilman H.L. Hunt and founder of the American Football League, died at 9:40 p.m
    http://www.dallasnews.com/
     
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    Errant Hothy Hypermediocrity

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    A sad loss of a hugly influencal man.
     
  8. texasguy346

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    My thoughts and prayers are with his friends & family.
     


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    i don't know where we would be as fans of AFC teams without lamar hunt. a great man.
     
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    A pioneer and Hall of Famer...Houston would never have had the Oilers had it not been for Lamar Hunt asking Bud Adams if he (Adams) wanted to start a new league.

    My condolences to the Hunt family.
     

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