SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Former Syracuse football coach Frank Maloney, who succeeded the winningest coach in school history when the program was in decline, has died. He was 79.
Maloney died Monday at his home in Chicago, his family told the university. The cause was metastic brain cancer, according to
"We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of coach Maloney. Our hearts go out to his family, friends and former players," Syracuse athletic director John Wildhack said. “Coach Maloney led our football team during a time of transition."