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  1. Sean Payton honors cancer patient with insignia, game ball

    Mike Triplett

    Sean Payton talked about the significance of a special visor he wore during the New Orleans Saints' 31-15 victory over the Chicago Bears on Monday night. It included a pink "B" on the side in honor of an 11-year-old cancer patient named Bailey Leon t...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
  2. Dolphins vs. Bills preview

    Mike Rodak and James Walker

    Buffalo has been riding high the past week. From word that Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is cancer-free, to the sale of the franchise to Terry and Kim Pegula, to the Buffalo Bills' overtime win over the Chicago Bears, good news has been flowing ...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  3. Brandon Marshall of Chicago Bears will wear green shoes during ga...

    Doug Padilla

    Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall will wear green shoes in Thursday night's game against the New York Giants, promising to double the fine that is sure to come for violating the NFL's uniform policy.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2013
  4. BBAO: Forrest Gregg's latest battle

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Forest Gregg has led a remarkable life of overcoming physical adversity, whether it was playing in 188 consecutive games (mostly for the Green Bay Packers) or twice beating cancer. Over the weekend, Tyler Dunne of th...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  5. Trio of NFL coaches to honor late Mike Heimerdinger

    Three NFL coaches will honor the late Mike Heimerdinger, the longtime assistant coach and coordinator, by helping his foundation raise cancer awareness and provide healthier meals for survivors.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2012
  6. Esiason: Two teams would interest Cowher

    Jamison Hensley

    Bill Cowher wants to teach men about melanoma, a form of skin cancer that led to the death of his wife in 2010. But Cowher's name is in the headlines for another reason as well. NFL analyst Boomer Esiason recently speculated on a couple of landing...

    Blog | May 15, 2012
  7. Cowboys' Rob Ryan says father Buddy Ryan diagnosed with cancer ag...

    Calvin Watkins

    Former NFL coach Buddy Ryan has been diagnosed with cancer and will have surgery after his sons face off in the Cowboys-Jets game.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2011
  8. Bears' Podlesh kicked cancer, 'little things'

    Melissa Isaacson

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- There is a brief moment between the time the football leaves his hands to when it meets his foot, explains new Chicago Bears punter Adam Podlesh, that the laws of physics and the uncertainty of the sport takes over. "There's a...

    Blog | August 31, 2011
  9. Chicago Bears punter Adam Podlesh's Cancer scare a 'blessing in d...

    Melissa Isaacson

    A cancer scare gave the Bears' Podlesh new perspective on his life and career.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2011
  10. Rex Ryan says dad Buddy Ryan again fighting cancer

    Former NFL head coach and influential defensive coordinator Buddy Ryan is battling cancer, his son Rex told the New York Daily News on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2011
  11. Chicago Bears VP Tim McCaskey dies after battle with cancer

    The Bears announced Tuesday that vice president Tim McCaskey, after a 17-month battle with cancer, has died.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2011
  12. Jimmy V Week: ESPN analyst Merril Hoge has a personal tie to Jim ...

    Kaitee Daley

    Jimmy V Week is so special to ESPN analyst Merril Hoge because he understands struggle, especially with cancer, on an intimate level.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2010
  13. College HOF player, ex-Chicago Bear Johnny Bailey dies at 43

    College football star and former NFL player Johnny Bailey has died.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2010
  14. Oklahoma State Cowboys star Bob Fenimore dies at 84

    Former Oklahoma State star Bob Fenimore, who was the top pick in the 1947 NFL draft, has died in Stillwater. He was 84.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2010
  15. Chicago Bears will observe Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but why...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Chicago Bears players Jay Cutler and Greg Olsen will sport pink cleats for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. But why don't athletes use their platform on a more regular basis?

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2009
  16. Ex-NFL QB Brown dies; led San Francisco to unbeaten season

    Ed Brown, a former NFL quarterback and a leader of the University of San Francisco's undefeated 1951 team, has died. He was 78.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2007