Frank Tripucka '49, the former Notre Dame QB, first-ever quarterback of the Denver Broncos and father of former Irish basketball star Kelly Tripucka -- passed away today at the age of 85.
Frank is one of only three Denver Broncos who have had their number retired. Some will remember the gesture Tripucka made to Peyton Manning -- letting him bring the #18 out of retirement last season...
Here are links to the stories written in the past hour about Tripucka:
Notre Dame alum and Chicago Blackhawks General Manager Stan Bowman '95 received a two-year contract extension yesterday. It was announced from the campus of Notre Dame -- as he brought his Stanley Cup Champs "home" for the start of their training camp. Here's the story: