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  1. CT teen embraces new position after cancer

    Michael Cohen

    BURLINGTON, Conn. -- Cameron Greenwood's scar starts in the middle of his back. It arches upward, climbing away from his waistline before plummeting back down like the beginning of a cursive "M." It forks at his hip -- one half continuing 10 inche...

    Blog | June 15, 2012
  2. Pitcher Michael Hennessey overcame testicular cancer to excel on ...

    Lucas O'Neill

    Pitcher Michael Hennessey overcame testicular cancer to excel on mound.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2012
  3. Weekend tourneys have FAB 50 implications

    Mike Loveday

    Saturday, April 14 is a big day for teams in the boys' and girls' POWERADE FAB 50. Two events, the Checking for Cancer Invitational and the St. Stephen's & St. Agnes Spring Fling, will pit several FAB 50 teams against each other in what will b...

    Blog | April 13, 2012
  4. Brooke Marcus battles cancer, inspires team

    By Walter Villa Brooke Marcus was trying to help save endangered sea turtles when the fight for her own life began. It was April of 2010, and Marcus and her Douglas (Wyo.) classmates were halfway through a two-week trip to Costa Rica when the...

    Blog | January 24, 2012
  5. POWERADE hoops rankings: Simeon escapes with top spot

    Mike Grimala

    It was close, but Simeon was able to defeat Miller Grove (Ga.), 59-56, in the Cancer Research Classic to stay undefeated on the season. Junior forward Jabari Parker and junior guard Kendrick Nunn were instrumental in the victory, combining for 38 ...

    Blog | January 10, 2012
  6. Stock Watch: Nunn, Okafor come through in prime time

    Mike Grimala

    Stock Watch was tuned into the ESPN network on Saturday night, as the Simeon and Whitney Young basketball teams played televised games in the Cancer Research Classic. Both of their opponents were nationally ranked, but a pair of players helped their ...

    Blog | January 09, 2012
  7. Miller Grove hoops to face nation's No. 1 team

    David Auguste

    The Miller Grove basketball team will play in the second of its three nationally televised contests Saturday night when it takes on Simeon (Chicago), the No. 1 squad in the POWERADE FAB 50. The game is part of the Cancer Research Classic in West V...

    Blog | January 06, 2012
  8. True or False: Special guest Jabari Parker

    Mike Grimala

    Simeon is set to play one of its biggest games of the season on Saturday night, when the Wolverines travel to West Virginia to take on Miller Grove (Ga.) in the Cancer Research Classic. Miller Grove is ranked No. 34 in the POWERADE FAB 50, and the te...

    Blog | January 05, 2012
  9. Florida girls team plays with heavy hearts

    Sheldon Shealer

    Players and classmates have rallied around an Archbishop McCarthy (Southwest Ranches, Fla.) girls' soccer player who lost her mother to cancer. Just this season, the school and soccer program have put on events that have combined to raise more than $...

    Blog | January 04, 2012
  10. Inside the FAB 50: Wheeling tourney preview

    Mark Tennis & Doug Huff

    With seven ranked FAB 50 teams in the field, the 5th annual Cancer Research Classic this weekend at Wheeling (W. Va.) Jesuit University could have a major impact on next week's rankings and for the rest of the season The six-game Saturday showcase...

    Blog | January 04, 2012
  11. Death of Apache Paschall leaves players, friends, coaches mournin...

    Chris Hansen

    Apache Paschall's death has left the girls' basketball community mourning. The 37-year-old coach of Nazareth Regional (Brooklyn, N.Y.) and NYC Exodus died after battling skin cancer.

    Story | Conversation | January 03, 2012
  12. Remembering New York girls' basketball coach Apache Paschall as a...

    Glenn Nelson

    Glenn Nelson of ESPN HoopGurlz reflects on the life of Nazareth girls' basketball coach Apache Paschall, who died on Tuesday in a New York hospital. The 37-year-old had been battling skin cancer.

    Story | Conversation | January 03, 2012
  13. Nazareth girls hoops coach Apache Paschall dies

    Brandon Parker

    Nazareth girls basketball coach Robert "Apache" Paschall died Tuesday, according to the school's AD. The long-time coach had been battling skin cancer at the time of his death and struggled with a number of ailments over the years. Paschall was on...

    Blog | January 03, 2012
  14. Through Dani Urman, Jim Valvano's cause lives on

    Christopher Parish

    As part of Jimmy V Week, which benefits the V Foundation for Cancer Research, we bring you the story of Dani Urman. The 16-year-old girls' golfer was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a form of bone cancer. Despite a tumultuous fight with the deadly di...

    Blog | November 30, 2011
  15. Dani Urman embodies Valvano's message

    Susie Arth

    Jim Valvano's illustrious life came to an end before she was even born, yet his message lives on in 16-year-old Dani Urman. Dani, who was diagnosed in January of 2010 with osteosarcoma, a bone cancer that is most common in teens, embodies the late...

    Blog | November 30, 2011
  16. Josh Dickerson back in the batter's box

    Jon Mahoney

    Cancer knocked Josh Dickerson down, but it didn't take long for him to brush himself off and get back in the batter's box.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2011