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Gale Sayers, star football player depicted in 'Brian's Song,' dead at 77 - NFL

Gale Sayers, a National Football League Hall of Fame player with the Chicago Bears whose bond with a dying teammate was chronicled in the movie, "Brian's Song," died on Wednesday at 77, the NFL said.

Sept 23 (Reuters) - Gale Sayers, a National Football League Hall of Fame player with the Chicago Bears whose bond with a dying teammate was chronicled in the movie, "Brian's Song," died on Wednesday at 77, the NFL said.

(Reporting by Peter Szekely in New York)

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