In memory of Olympians or people significantly connected to the Olympics who passed away in 2016.
- The Second Fastest Man in the World Was a Spy (kind of): David Sime Passes Away (January)
- Tennis Sportscaster Extraordinaire Bud Collins Passes Away: Witnesses Harrison Dillard 100-meter Victory at the London Olympic Games in 1948 (March)
- High Jumper Extraordinaire Passes Away: No One Dominated Women’s High Jumping Like Romania’s Iolanda Balaș (March)
- Tommy Kono: Out of an Internment Camp Rises Arguably the Greatest Weightlifter of All Time (April)
- In Memory of Muhammad Ali: When Gold Medalist Cassius Clay and The Greatest Athlete in the World, Rafer Johnson, Became Lifelong Friends (June)