Bob Halloran, former Las Vegas sports executive, dies at 87

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) Bob Halloran, a former sportscaster for CBS Sports who later organized major boxing events as an executive in Las Vegas, has died. He was 87.

Halloran died of natural causes Sunday at his home in the desert city of Rancho Mirage located 120 miles east of Los Angeles, according to his nephew Michael Halloran.

Born in New Bedford, Massachusetts, Halloran began his sportscasting career after graduating in 1962 from the University of Miami, where he played on the golf team. He joined the CBS affiliate in Miami after interning there during college.