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Double Take 'Toons: Gone But Not Forgotten

NPR Double Take revisits 2010.

Football Hall of Famer George Blanda, who was known as the "Grand Old Man," died at the age of 83. Blanda played for a record 26 seasons.

Legendary UCLA men's basketball coach John Wooden passed away at the age of 99. The "Wizard of Westwood" was a teacher and a mentor. His teams won 10 national titles and held the record for the longest winning streak of 88 games.

Sports Greats George Blanda and John Wooden are recalled by Randy Bish and Steve Greenberg.

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