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  1. Freddie Roach says Manny Pacquiao will punish Brandon Rios to ret...

    Manny Pacquiao's trainer, Freddie Roach, says the boxer will use Sunday's fight against Brandon Rios to punish members of the Rios camp who mocked Roach's speech, which is affected by Parkinson's disease.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2013
  2. Kansas Jayhawks using new technology that promises versatile conc...

    (Eds: Edits seventh paragraph to clarify terms of tentative settlement agreement.)

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2013
  3. 3-point shot: Kennedy unfazed by negativity

    Andy Katz

    1. ESPN top 100 recruit Alex Robinson, a guard out of Arlington, Texas, told CBS that opposing coaches tried to use Texas A&M coach Billy Kennedy's Parkinson's disease against him in recruiting. If that did occur then it's another smear ag...

    Blog | September 18, 2013
  4. Thornton heads charity golf tourney

    Joe McDonald

    MIDDLETON, Mass. -- Boston Bruins veteran forward Shawn Thornton has dedicated his charity work to his grandmother, who succumbed to a 14-year battle with Parkinson's disease five years ago. The Shawn Thornton Foundation held its fourth annual "...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  5. Pittsburgh Pirates great Dave Parker battling Parkinson's disease...

    Pittsburgh Pirates great Dave Parker is battling Parkinson's disease, according to a report.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2013
  6. Inspiration from Dad

    Ivory Latta

    Parkinson's disease is a disorder of the brain that leads to shaking (tremors) and difficulty with walking, movement and coordination. My father has Parkinson's. The journey my father has taken with Parkinson's is one of strength, courage and fai...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  7. Dave Jennings dies at 61

    Ohm Youngmisuk

    NEW YORK -- Former Giants punter Dave Jennings died Wednesday morning after a long bout with Parkinson's disease. Jennings, who turned 61 on June 8, had suffered from Parkinson's since 1996. "Dave Jennings was one of the all-time great Giants,"...

    Blog | June 19, 2013
  8. Dave Jennings: 1952-2013

    Rich Cimini

    Former Jets and Giants punter Dave Jennings, who was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 1996, died Wednesday morning at his home in New Jersey. He was 61. Jennings finished his career with the Jets, playing three seasons, 1985-87. When he was d...

    Blog | June 19, 2013
  9. Dave Jennings, New York Giants' Pro Bowl punter, dies at 61

    Ohm Youngmisuk and Rich Cimini

    Dave Jennings, perhaps the Giants best punter ever, died on Wednesday morning after a long bout with Parkinson's disease.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2013
  10. Forrest Gregg fighting Parkinson's, but not the NFL

    Hall of Famer Forrest Gregg says that while he and his neurologist blame concussions for his Parkinson's disease, he's not going to sue the NFL like thousands of other former players.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2013
  11. Ben Petrick joins Arizona Diamondbacks affiliate as consultant

    Buster Olney

    Ben Petrick, a former major league catcher who was forced to retire in 2004 due to early-onset Parkinson's disease, has been hired as a consultant to the coaching staff of the Diamondbacks' short-season Class A affiliate.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2013
  12. New York Knicks -- John Gabriel, fighting Parkinson's disease, se...

    Ian O'Connor

    Knicks exec John Gabriel, fighting Parkinson's, aims to inspire others.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2012
  13. Muhammad Ali's childhood home in Kentucky up for sale

    A big piece of Louisville history is up for sale: the house where boxing great Muhammad Ali spent his boyhood.

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2012
  14. Texas A&M Aggies coach Billy Kennedy handles challenge of new job...

    Jason King

    Just as Billy Kennedy was set to begin his first season in his dream job at Texas A&M, he was diagnosed with early-stage Parkinson's disease. Suddenly, the 47-year-old had a much different challenge.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2012
  15. Happy birthday to 'The Greatest'

    Michael Woods

    Happy 70th birthday to "The Greatest of All Time," Muhammad Ali. Seventy. Let's be honest: A lot of us didn't think he'd make this milestone. To see the once-vibrant vessel of joyful animation increasingly impacted by Parkinson's disease, wh...

    Blog | January 17, 2012
  16. E:60 -- Strength From Weakness

    Steve Wulf

    Ben Petrick once hid his Parkinson's, but the truth finally set him free

    Eticket | Conversation | January 06, 2012