Art Donovan dead at 89

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Updated: 8/04/2013 9:12 pm

(Sports Network) - Hall of Fame defensive tackle Art Donovan passed away on Sunday from a respiratory ailment. He was 89 years old.

Donovan, who played from 1950-1961, spent nine of his 12 NFL seasons with the Baltimore Colts and was an integral member of the team's 1958 and 1959 back- to-back title runs.

A member of the 1950s All-Decade Team, Donovan had his No. 70 retired by the Colts and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1968.

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