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Ferguson, longtime voice of LSU sports, dies at 86

Updated: December 19, 2005, 1:18 PM ET
Associated Press

BATON ROUGE, La. -- John Ferguson, who broadcast LSU sports for more than 40 years, has died at 86.

Ferguson died Saturday in Zachary, La., where he lived. He had been hospitalized in recent weeks for a variety of complications from a fall, his brother, Milton, said Sunday.

Ferguson began broadcasting LSU athletics in 1946 and retired in 1987. He also did play-by-play for the New Orleans Saints for a time and other sports events both regionally and nationally.

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