DIED Dick Lynch, former defensive back and longtime radio announcer for the New York Giants, led the NFL in interceptions in 1961 and '63. Sometimes chided for peppering his broadcasts with greetings to his family and stories about his football glory days, Lynch did have a solid career to boast about. He played college ball at Notre Dame, and as an eight-season Giant, he helped the team advance four times to the championship game, which wouldn't be called the Super Bowl until 1967. He played in 97 regular-season games and scored seven career touchdowns. Lynch was 72.

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