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  1. Phoenix Mercury get big hand from honorary assistant coach and 11...

    Michelle Smith

    The Mercury are up 1-0 in the WNBA Finals and winning off the court, too. The team is helping its honorary assistant coach, 11-year-old Mia McPoland, spread the word about a rare blood disorder, and maybe even find a match for a bone marrow transplant.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2014
  2. Greece defender Moras to donate bone marrow for brother

    Associated Press

    Greece

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2014
  3. RBs coach Gary Brown seeks a cure

    Calvin Watkins

    Friday is important for Cowboys running back coach Gary Brown. Brown and his family are partnering with Children's Medical Center of Dallas to find a host for a bone marrow transplant for his 15-year old daughter, Malena, who has a form of leukemi...

    Blog | February 14, 2014
  4. Mike London coaching with perspective

    Heather Dinich

    Mike London's perspective on winning changed 10 years ago. That's when he gave his 7-year-old daughter a life-saving bone marrow transplant. It's the reason London still gets choked up today as he talks about sending Ticynn, now 17, to her prom th...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  5. Temple's Marc Schaffer gives back

    Matt Fortuna

    Marc Schaffer had registered for a bone marrow drive during his freshman year at Temple. Five years later, this past March, the graduate extern athletic trainer for the football team received a call asking to help a young male battling Hodgkin's Lymp...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  6. How FC Dallas goalkeeper Chris Seitz became a bone marrow donor a...

    Wayne Drehs

    How FC Dallas goalkeeper Chris Seitz decided to become a bone marrow donor and the challenges and choices he faced while on a mission to help save a life.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2012
  7. Jeremy McGrath donates video game profits to bone marrow transpla...

    Doug Parsons

    Motocross great Jeremy McGrath is donating his profits from "Jeremy McGrath's Offroad" video game to the Be The Match Foundation

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2012
  8. Jeremy McGrath leads marrow drive efforts after wife's diagnosis ...

    Doug Parsons

    Jeremy McGrath, whose wife was diagnosed with leukemia, is leading efforts to increase the marrow registry.

    Blog | Conversation | May 18, 2012
  9. Jeremy Maclin of Philadelphia Eagles doesn't have cancer, cleared...

    Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin has been deemed healthy and cleared to start returning to football activities following a frightening offseason ailment, team trainer Rick Burkholder said Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2011
  10. My Wish: Adam Hubbs meets Tim Tebow

    Mike Ehrlich

    Adam Hubbs, a 16-year-old battling a microbacteria infection, spent the day with his favorite player, Tim Tebow.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2011
  11. Be the Match at Saturdays FC Dallas game vs. Portland Timbers

    The National Marrow Donor Program, Be The Match(R), will be at Pizza Hut Park Saturday for the FC Dallas game vs. Portland registering potential bone marrow donors. Be The Match(R) encourages people to help patients who need bone marrow or umbilical cord...

    Blog | June 23, 2011
  12. Ski jumper Lindsey Van on how to save a life

    Lara Rosenbaum

    While women's ski jumping makes a breakthrough in recognition from the IOC, U.S. national champion Lindsey Van helps others fight for their lives as a bone marrow donor.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2011
  13. Former Yale hockey player Mandi Schwartz dies at 23

    Mandi Schwartz, a Yale women's hockey player who was the subject of a continent-wide search for a bone-marrow donor, died on Sunday after a battle with leukemia. She was 23.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2011
  14. UVA to host second bone marrow drive

    Heather Dinich

    Last year, Virginia's bone marrow registry drive resulted in a life-changing, life-saving opportunity for walk-on linebacker Trevor Grywatch. Coach Mike London is hoping the drive's second season can help someone, too. Virginia's "Get in the Ga...

    Blog | March 29, 2011
  15. Yale Hockey Player - Mandy Schwartz - In Need Of A Transplant

    School is out for the summer. A time that's not so much a break but an opportunity for driven Yale students. Studies abroad can beckon. There are internship opportunities in assorted prestigious arenas, or they can do something really important -- a ...

    Blog | June 15, 2010
  16. UVa's London promoting blood testing program

    David Ubben

    Virginia coach Mike London answered questions on Tuesday about his team's upcoming spring game on Saturday. But before he did, he spent just under 10 minutes speaking at length about what will precede it: A program to test blood and bone marrow donor...

    Blog | April 07, 2010