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  1. Jack Pardee among 'most courageous'

    Mike Sando

    Jack Pardee accomplished much before, during and after his 13-year career with the St. Louis Rams. Those unfamiliar with his resume should check out some of the details in the Houston Chronicle's obituary. Pardee died from cancer at age 76. Pardee...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  2. Around the NFC West: Fitz's generosity

    Mike Sando

    Darren Urban of says Larry Fitzgerald's offer to fly Cardinals fans to the Pro Bowl produced a result more meaningful than anticipated. The winner, like Fitzgerald's late mother, had battled cancer. Fitzgerald: "I was touched af...

    Blog | January 27, 2011
  3. Merlin Olsen's career without parallel

    Mike Sando

    Merlin Olsen was a 14-time Pro Bowl choice in 15 NFL seasons, all with the Rams. OlsenNo one in league history went to more Pro Bowls, and none went to as many in as few seasons. His passing Wednesday from cancer at age 69 provides an opportuni...

    Blog | March 11, 2010
  4. Around the NFC West: Seahawks owner ill

    Mike Sando

    Brier Dudley of the Seattle Times says Seahawks owner and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Dudley: "The cancer follows a tough bout with heart disease that sidelined Allen, 56, earlier this year and led ...

    Blog | November 17, 2009
  5. Around the NFC West: Fitz honors mother

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando Paola Boivin of the Arizona Republic explains why Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald is an NFL spokesman for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. His mother, Carol, died from the condition. Boivin: "When she discovered a...

    Blog | October 09, 2009
  6. Okeafor: Boldin won't become a cancer

    Mike Sando

    Posted by's Mike Sando Anquan Boldin's comments Monday made waves in Arizona and beyond, but sometimes these things take a while to resonate throughout a roster. Players are sometimes too busy rehabbing or studying or practicing or lifting t...

    Blog | August 20, 2008