Legendary defensive mastermind Buddy Ryan, 85, has died according to multiple media reports. The Chicago Bears later confirmed the news. James David "Buddy" Ryan won two Super Bowls as an assistant coach and is perhaps best known as the architect and coordinator of the dominant Bears' "46" defensive scheme that was revolutionized in the mid-1980s and earned the Bears their last title under head coach Mike Ditka in Super Bowl XX 30 years ago.
Today in the Afternoon Rumble, two legends passed away, Nebraska's best player is moving on, and Louisville is battling injury issues already. Honoring the greats One of the major pioneers for women's basketball and women in general died on Tuesday morning. Pat Summitt, 64, was battling early onset dementia since 2011. Summitt has the most wins in college basketball history (both mens and women's), made 31 straight NCAA Tournaments, won eight National Titles, competed in 22 Final Fours and won seven Coach of Year awards. Most importantly, Summitt had a major impact on her players and their lives off the court, as every single athlete she's ever coached graduated college. The mastermind of the