Deaths in Sport in August 2012

  • Aug 4 Arnie Risen, Basketball Hall of Fame center (4-time NBA All Star), dies at 87
  • Aug 6 Dan Roundfield, American basketball forward (3-time NBA All Star), dies of drowning at 59
  • Aug 13 Johnny Pesky, American baseball player and manager, dies at 92
  • Aug 23 Steve Van Buren, American Hall of Fame NFL halfback, dies from pneumonia at 91
  • Aug 28 Norm Dussault, American-Canadian ice hockey player (Montreal Canadiens), dies at 86