Deaths of note from around the world:
Red Klotz, 93: Founder and owner of, and two-handed-set-shot artist for, the Washington Generals, the Harlem Globetrotters’ foils, who owned the worst record in the history of sports; he also was a 5-foot-7-inch guard on the 1948 Baltimore Bullets, who won the championship of the Basketball Association of America, the forerunner of the NBA. Died Saturday in Margate, New Jersey.
Rosalind Nyman Joel, 92: Mother of singer-songwriter Billy Joel, who inspired him to write the song “Rosalinda’s Eyes,” a tribute to the woman who raised him alone after divorcing his father. Died Sunday in Long Island, New York.
P.N. Furbank, 94: British critic and scholar whose life of E.M. Forster was widely viewed as one of the 20th century’s leading achievements in literary biography. Died June 27 in London.
— From wire reports