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Dave Mirra's Family Speaks Out Following BMX Icon's Death: We Are 'Shocked and Saddened'

Dave Mirra's Family Speaks Out Following BMX Icon's Death: We Are 'Shocked and Saddened'

Originally posted 02/05/2016 08:45PM

Family and friends as well as fans around the world are grieving the loss of Dave Mirra.

Mirra's agent, Steve Astephen, issued a statement on behalf of his family on Friday, one day following the BMX legend's suicide.

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How Rory Feek's Life and Joey's Cancer Has Eerily Mirrored Their Manager's Journey

How Rory Feek's Life and Joey's Cancer Has Eerily Mirrored Their Manager's Journey

Originally posted 02/05/2016 06:45PM

There's coincidence and then there's Rory Feek and his manager Aaron Carnahan.

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Doctors Expected Fiancée of NFL Linebacker to Beat Ovarian Cancer – and Her Death Was a 'Shock,' Friend Says

Originally posted 02/05/2016 09:20AM

When Brittany Burns was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, doctors expected her to "take some chemo" and "kick it," a friend says.

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Carey Hart, Miles Teller, Tony Hawk and More Mourn Death of BMX Legend Dave Mirra

Originally posted 02/05/2016 01:00AM

Sports fans are mourning the loss of BMX legend Dave Mirra, including his fellow motocross riders and celebrity admirers.

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Former Professional Wrestler Brian 'Axl Rotten' Knighton Dead at 44

Former Professional Wrestler Brian 'Axl Rotten' Knighton Dead at 44

Originally posted 02/05/2016 12:45AM

Brian Knighton, known for his professional wrestling career under the name Axl Rotten, has died, WWE confirms. He was 44.

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Kristine Miller, Star of I Walk Alone and Too Late for Tears, Dies at 90

Kristine Miller, Star of I Walk Alone and Too Late for Tears, Dies at 90

Originally posted 02/04/2016 04:40PM

Kristine Miller, a Hollywood actress who became popular for a string of films in the 1940s, has died at the age of 90.

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Buffalo Bills Linebacker and Fiancée Brittany Burns Were Planning Their Wedding Just Before Her 'Sudden' Death from Cancer

Originally posted 02/04/2016 01:05PM

Brittany Burns was planning her wedding to her Buffalo Bills player fiancé right up until she died suddenly from ovarian cancer this week, a friend of the couple tells PEOPLE.

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Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck Voice Artist Joe Alaskey Dies

Originally posted 02/04/2016 11:00AM

Joe Alaskey, the voice actor behind iconic Looney Toons cartoon characters like Daffy Duck and Bugs Bunny, has died after a battle with cancer, his spokesperson confirmed to Entertainment Weekly. He was 63.

Alaskey, who succeeded Mel Blanc in voicing characters like Marvin the Martian in 2001, most notably took on Bugs Bunny and gang for 2003's Looney Tunes: Back in Action feature film. Prior to that, the actor brought Rugrats' Grandpa Lou Pickles to life from 1997–2004, and Sylvester the Cat in The Sylvester & Tweety Mysteries from 1995–99.

In addition, Alaskey could be heard as Plucky Duck on Tiny Toon Adventures and the lead character on Duck Dodgers – a performance that earned him a Daytime Emmy Award.

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