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  1. Dick Kelley, longtime Boston College Eagles SID, dies after battl...

    Jeff Goodman

    Longtime Boston College sports information director Dick Kelley died on Thursday night after a near-three year battle with ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease. He was 48.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2014
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  3. San Diego State assistant coach Mark Fisher diagnosed with ALS

    Jeff Goodman

    San Diego State assistant coach Mark Fisher, the 34-year-old son of Aztecs coach Steve Fisher, has been diagnosed with ALS, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2013
  4. Steve Gleason accepts apologies of fired radio DJs

    Steve Gleason wrote on his organization's Facebook page that he accepts the apologies of the three Atlanta radio disc jockeys who mocked his Lou Gehrig's disease in a skit Monday morning and later were fired.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2013
  5. Atlanta radio hosts fired for mocking former NFL player with Lou ...

    The cast of an Atlanta sports radio show has been fired after mocking a former NFL player who has Lou Gehrig's disease, a station official said Monday.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2013
  6. ATP says chairman Brad Drewett dies at 54

    Brad Drewett, a former tour player who led the ATP as executive chairman and helped increase prize money at Grand Slam tournaments, died Friday. He was 54.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2013
  7. Drewett's legacy will last

    Kamakshi Tandon

    A battle with Lou Gehrig's disease will force ATP CEO Brad Drewett to step down, but his knowledge as player and executive will be his legacy, Kamakshi Tandon writes.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2013
  8. Brad Drewett set to leave as ATP chief due to illness

    Brad Drewett has been diagnosed with motor neurone disease, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease or ALS, and will be replaced as ATP World Tour executive chairman and president.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2013
  9. Actor Vincent Piazza on hockey, ALS work

    Lynn Hoppes

    Vincent Piazza, star of HBO's "Boardwalk Empire," saw firsthand how Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's disease) can affect a family. Piazza's grandmother lived at the home of the actor's family in Queens, N.Y., and eventually died from th...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  10. Minnesota lawmakers want Lou Gehrig's medical records

    Some Minnesota lawmakers hope to force the release of Lou Gehrig's medical records, saying they might provide insight into whether the Yankees star died of the disease that came to take his name or whether repetitive head trauma played some kind of role.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2012
  11. NFL great Earl Campbell to have nerve treatment

    NFL Hall of Famer Earl Campbell says he is undergoing nerve treatment after doctors ruled out concerns that he might have Lou Gehrig's disease.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2012
  12. Study finds former NFL players unusually prone to dying from dege...

    A study of former NFL players finds they were unusually prone to dying from degenerative brain disease, the latest indication that repeated blows to the head may cause serious trouble later on.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2012
  13. Former Tulane Green Wave coach Vince Gibson dies

    Former Tulane football coach Vince Gibson has died. He was 78.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2012
  14. New Orleans Saints surprise Steve Gleason with Super Bowl ring

    Former New Orleans Saints player Steve Gleason, who has been diagnosed with ALS, was presented with a Super Bowl ring by coach Sean Payton at a surprise party Monday night.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2011
  15. Recommended reading: Gleason's story

    Pat Yasinskas

    Sunday is the fifth anniversary of the reopening of the Superdome after Hurricane Katrina. Outstanding columnist Jeff Duncan marks it with what might be most outstanding piece of work I've seen in a long time. He's got a very lengthy and moving fe...

    Blog | September 25, 2011
  16. Steve Gleason, formerly of New Orleans Saints, has Lou Gehrig's d...

    Steve Gleason may always be remembered most for his blocked punt on the night the Louisiana Superdome reopened for the first time after Hurricane Katrina -- a play that stirred an already emotional crowd into a deafening, drink-spilling frenzy.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2011
  17. Former heavyweight contender Scott LeDoux dies at 62

    Former world heavyweight boxing contender Scott LeDoux has died at age 62 after battling Lou Gehrig's disease.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2011