AAU president Louis Stout dies at 73

Updated: September 9, 2012, 3:51 PM ET
Associated Press

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- National Amateur Athletic Union president Louis Stout, who sought to foster a "culture of safety" with the implementation of several reforms, died Sunday at age 73, the organization said.

AAU spokesman Ron Sachs said Stout died early Sunday morning at St. Joseph's Hospital in Lexington, Ky. Sachs said Stout had been hospitalized for about a week with an unspecified illness.

Stout took over the Amateur Athletic Union after the group's former president, Bobby ...

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