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  1. How Snowboarder Megan Pischke Porcheron Beat Breast Cancer

    Alyssa Roenigk

    Some people go into a shell after finding out they have cancer. Snowboarder Megan Pischke Porcherson did the opposite, hiring a documentary film crew to track her fight. And the resulting documentary shows Porcherson is winning.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2015
  2. Bryan Burwell of St. Louis Post-Dispatch dies at 59

    Award-winning columnist Bryan Burwell of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch died Thursday after a brief battle with cancer. He was 59.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2014
  3. Shep Goldberg, longtime agent for Olympic athletes, dies at 65

    Agent Shep Goldberg, the man who guided the careers of Mary Lou Retton and Michelle Kwan, died of pancreatic cancer, his family confirmed.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2014
  4. Former Olympian miler Steve Scott fighting prostate cancer

    Former miler and three-time Olympian Steve Scott says he has prostate cancer -- 10 years after he beat testicular cancer.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2014
  5. Since Losing Mom, Journey Of Renewal For Kentucky's Arin Gillilan...

    Graham Hays

    After losing her mother to cancer, it was a question whether Kentucky's Arin Gilliland would ever take the soccer field again. But after some reflection, she realized it was the only thing her mom would have wanted. And she has seen the signs to prove it.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2014
  6. MLB - Connections through a softball championship and cancer

    Jim Caple

    Former World Series manager Fred Hutchinson died of cancer 50 years ago. When a friend from a championship team of 25 years ago passed this summer, Jim Caple's thoughts turned to the connection the game, and the disease, brings us.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2014
  7. Former professional tennis player Elena Baltacha, who had been fi...

    Former top-50 professional tennis player Elena Baltacha, who had been fighting liver cancer since retiring from the game, died Sunday. She was 30.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2014
  8. 2014 Sochi Olympics United States sled hockey Steve Cash journey

    Devon Heinen

    Team USA sled hockey goalie overcame childhood cancer and amputation

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2014
  9. espnW -- Sarah Spain offers 10 costume ideas for the sports-lovin...

    Sarah Spain

    Need a Halloween costume? Think more Red Sox/homeless guy, less Miley. In this week's That's What She Said," Sarah Spain has you covered with 10 sports-centered ideas.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2013
  10. Striker Smeltz's cancer scare warning

    Justin Chadwick

    Perth Glory striker Shane Smeltz has been given the all-clear after a recent cancer scare.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2013
  11. Jack Hoffman TD run up for ESPY award

    Adam Rittenberg

    The best moment of spring football in the Big Ten this year (any year?) could be named the best moment in sports for the past year. Jack Hoffman's 69-yard touchdown run in Nebraska's spring game made the 7-year-old brain cancer patient a national ...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  12. espnW -- Phoenix Mercury's Penny Taylor sees silver lining in inj...

    Michelle Smith

    Penny Taylor has been off for more than a year because of a knee injury. One silver lining was seeing her mother during her battle with cancer.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2013
  13. Endurance sports - Vinecki runs in memory of late father

    Doug Williams

    Looking to raise money and awareness for the disease that claimed her father, 14-year-old Winter Vinecki aims to become the youngest to finish marathons on all seven continents.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2013
  14. Oscar Schmidt recovering from second brain tumor surgery

    Hall of Fame basketball player Oscar Schmidt is recovering from a second brain operation to treat cancer.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2013
  15. Livestrong says success was never solely based on Lance Armstrong...

    Leaders of the cancer charity founded by Lance Armstrong said Thursday that the organization will persevere in the wake of the cyclist's admission that he used performance-enhancing drugs.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2013
  16. Shannon Miller on Lance, cancer, pregnancy

    Lynn Hoppes

    When Shannon Miller -- the most decorated gymnast in U.S. history -- heard that disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong was finally going to admit that he took performance-enhancing drugs, she thought of one word: "Disheartening." Not because Armstr...

    Blog | January 22, 2013