Eugene Parker dies at age 60

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A Fort Wayne sports legend has died.

Eugene Parker is being remembered today as a pioneer in the sports representation industry. The 60-year-old died Thursday after a battle with kidney cancer, according to the News-Sentinel.

Parker played basketball for Concordia High School and Purdue University before spending more than thirty years as a sports agent, representing clients like NFL Hall-of-Famers Deion Sanders and Rod Woodson.

He was made part of the Concordia High School Hall of Fame six years ago.

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