Jim Brown, football great and activist, dies at 87

May 19, 2023, 03:31 PM ET Jim Brown, one of the greatest professional and college football players of all time, has died. He was 87. His wife, Monique, announced Brown’s death in an Instagram post Friday afternoon. She said Brown “passed peacefully” Thursday night in their home in Los Angeles. “To the world he was … Read more

Jim Brown, one of the NFL’s all-time greatest players, a social activist and actor, dies at 87

The football world lost an all-time great on Thursday, as Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown died at the age of 87. Brown, widely considered one of the greatest players in the history of the sport, had a long and distinguished post-playing career life as both an actor and a civil rights activist.  Brown … Read more