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CFL Hall of Famer Cal Murphy dies

Updated: February 19, 2012, 6:16 PM ET
Associated Press

TORONTO -- Cal Murphy, a nine-time Grey Cup champion and member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame, has died. He was 79.

His death was confirmed by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, a team Murphy served as coach and general manager. He died Saturday night in a hospital in Regina, Saskatchewan, where he had been since breaking ribs in a fall earlier this month. Murphy had heart attacks in 1978 and 1985 before undergoing a heart transplant in 1992.

Murphy spent more than 30 years in the ...

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