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Giants co-owner Tisch, 79, dies from brain cancer

Updated: November 16, 2005, 10:25 AM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Robert Tisch, co-owner of the New York Giants and a civic leader in New York City for several decades, died Tuesday of brain cancer. He was 79.

Tisch died at his home, family spokesman Jeffrey Stewart said. The Giants' other co-owner, Wellington Mara, died Oct. 25, also of cancer.

Mara was the son of team founder Timothy J. Mara. Tisch bought 50 percent of the Giants in 1991 from Tim Mara, Wellington Mara's nephew, not long after the Giants beat Buffalo in ...

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