Former Boxing great Hector Camacho was taken off life support Saturday morning and died a few minutes later, according to the New York Times. He was 50.
Camacho, who was shot in the face on Tuesday night, had been on life support at Centro Medico trauma center in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He had a heart attack and died shortly after being taken off life support.
Dr. Ernesto Torres, the director of the trauma center, reported the death.
Camacho, known for his quickness and flamboyance, was a world champion in three different weight classes.
Maria Matias, Camacho's mother, told reporters Friday that she planned to remove her son from life support. She wanted to wait until Saturday so his three sons could say goodbye to him.
Doctors said Camacho was clinically brain dead from the shooting in his hometown of Bayamon.
Camacho won super lightweight, lightweight and junior welterweight world titles in the 1980s. He had a career record of 79-6-3.
--Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash said Friday that he doubts he will be ready to play by Tuesday, according to ESPN Los Angeles.
Nash still cannot jog or participate in any on-court drills without pain. The veteran fractured his left leg in the Lakers' season-opener on Oct. 31. He sustained the injury when he bumped knees with Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard.
Nash has already been ruled out of Saturday's game at the Dallas Mavericks. The Lakers return home Tuesday to play the Indiana Pacers.
--Chicago Blackhawks center Dave Bolland admitted that he used bad judgment when he retweeted a post Friday from a fan who called for commissioner Gary Bettman's death.
The retweet was later deleted. It read: "can I get a RT for wanting Bettman dead?"
"It was a mistake, I never meant to retweet that out," Bolland told ESPN.com Saturday. "I like to retweet for a lot of my fans, and I just retweeted the wrong thing. I feel bad about it."
--Arkansas coach John L. Smith will no longer lead the team, the school announced in a statement Saturday.
Athletic director Jeff Long told Smith he would not be brought back to lead the Razorbacks next season and that the school plans to name a new coach within 10 days.
Arkansas finished the season 4-8 after losing to LSU 20-13 on Friday.
Smith was hired on a 10-month contract in April after the firing of
-- DeMarlo Hale, who was Baltimore's third-base coach this past season, has been hired to be the Toronto Blue Jays bench coach, MLB.com reported.
-- Free-agent catcher Mike Napoli is scheduled to meet with the Red Sox in Boston this weekend, CBSSports.com reported.
The Mariners and his 2012 team, the Texas Rangers, are the other teams believed to be interested in Napoli.
Napoli hit .227 with 24 homers in 2012.