NFL notebook: Cardinals owner Bidwill dies at 88

FILE PHOTO: Arizona Cardinals owner Bill Bidwell raises the trophy after his team defeated the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFL's NFC Championship football game in Glendale, Arizona, January 18, 2009. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Bill Bidwill, the sole owner of the NFL’s Cardinals franchise since 1972, died Wednesday at 88. Bill Bidwill’s father, Charles Bidwill, bought the Cardinals, then in Chicago, in 1932. Bill and his brother Charles Jr. inherited the team, then in St. Louis, in 1962 before Bill purchased his brother’s share in 1972. He moved the […]

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