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  • Bruce Arians Coached Final Month of 2016 Season With Cancer

    Bruce Arians Coached Final Month of 2016 Season With Cancer

    Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians had a rough 2016, but apparently it was even worse than initially perceived. In addition to the Cards missing the playoffs with a disappointing 7-8-1 record, Arians was also hospitalized on two separate occasions—once for stomach pains in August and another time in November for chest pains. All of […]

  • Dallas Stars Announcer Gets Back in the Booth Despite Fighting Cancer

    Dallas Stars Announcer Gets Back in the Booth Despite Fighting Cancer

    In June of this year, Dallas hockey fans were heartbroken to learn that longtime announcer Dave Stader was fighting for his life against a rare cancer of the bile duct known as cholangiocarcinoma. Though he is undergoing treatment in upstate New York, a break in the treatment will allow him to return home to call five […]

  • Mom Fighting Cancer Looks On as Son Smacks a Home Run at LLWS (Video)

    Mom Fighting Cancer Looks On as Son Smacks a Home Run at LLWS (Video)

    As special as the Little League Word Series (or any Little League game, really) can be for the kids, it can be just as special and heartwarming for parents. Over the weekend, little leaguer J.T. Garcia of Iowa knocked a home run while his mom, Jen, looked on. Jen Garcia is battling pancreatic cancer, and […]

  • Mike Napoli Hits Home Run for Indians Fan Battling Cancer (Video + Pics)

    Mike Napoli Hits Home Run for Indians Fan Battling Cancer (Video + Pics)

    Lots of fans bring signs to baseball games, but one particular sign at Monday’s Indians-Rangers game at Progressive Filed caught the attention of Indians slugger Mike Napoli. That sign, which was held by a woman, read, “Chemo starts tomorrow. Mike Napoli, can I get a hug and a homer?” Napoli was quick to oblige the […]

  • Former Butler Center Andrew Smith Dies of Cancer at Age 25

    Former Butler Center Andrew Smith Dies of Cancer at Age 25

    Just last week we told you how Celtics coach Brad Stevens missed his team’s game against the Bulls so he could travel to Indiana to visit with Andrew Smith, his former player at Butler who was battling cancer. Today we sadly inform you that Andrew Smith has passed away at the age of 25. Smith […]