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On Thursday morning, legendary performer Aretha Franklin passed away. Franklin, a beloved soul singer known as the “Queen of Soul”, passed away after battling pancreatic cancer.

Franklin’s music was loved by millions and her presence forever felt by those all around the world. Following the death of the legendary musician, many across the sports world paid their respects to one of the world’s best singers.

Here is how the sporting world reacted to the passing of the “Queen of Soul”.

Matt Johnson
Writer at Sportsnaut. Journalism student at San Diego State University. Seen on MSN. Previously: eDraft, The Connection