Hall of Fame writer Jim Kelley dies

Updated: November 30, 2010, 11:59 PM ET
Associated Press

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Jim Kelley, a longtime sports writer and member of the Hockey Hall of Fame, has died after a long battle with cancer. He was 61.

Buffalo News sports editor Steve Jones confirmed that Kelley died Tuesday at Buffalo General Hospital. Kelley spent much of his 30-year career covering the NHL for the newspaper before taking jobs with FoxSports.com and ESPN.com and working as a broadcaster in Toronto. Most recently, he was writing columns for Sports Illustrated.

Kelley was ...

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