As news of Jerry Buss passing away trickled through the sports world yesterday, various athletes across a number of professions released statements to mourn the passing of this Los Angeles Lakers owner.

Below, we've collected a sampling of Tweets and statements, all of which honor one of the most respected men in professional sports...

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Just days after undergoing surgery on torn ligaments suffered in a massive crash, Lindsey Vonn shared a photo online showing her mangled, swollen knee.

That does not look like it feels good.

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Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss, who recently checked into the intensive care unit at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, has passed away from cancer. He was 80 years old.

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University of California Coach Mike Montgomery has apologized for going all Bob Knight on a player.

Early in the second half of last night's game against USC, Montgomery called timeout and then shoved star guard Allen Crabbe in the chest. Watch the incident take place here:

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Kate Upton, long rumored to be dating Justin Verlader, may not be after all. In a recent interview, the 2013 SI swimsuit issue cover girl said she's single.

Yes guys, you still have a chance. Not a very good one, but a chance.

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