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  1. Jets turn out in force at Holmes fundraiser

    Jane McManus

    LINDEN, N.J. -- Just a day after Santonio Holmes scored on a 69-yard pass to seal a win over the visiting Buffalo Bills, Jersey Lanes in Linden was hopping as Holmes held his annual bowling fundraiser for sickle cell disease, a trait he, his father a...

    Blog | September 24, 2013
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  3. McCourty bests brother in 'bet'

    Mike Reiss

    Patriots captain Devin McCourty took part in the first "Tackle Sickle Cell" 5K walk with his brother, Titans cornerback Jason McCourty, over the weekend in Jersey City. As part of the festivities, the McCourty brothers had a competition: Whoever rais...

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  4. espnW53rd Man -- San Francisco 49ers rookie linebacker Cam Johnso...

    Kate Fagan

    Cam Johnson plummeted to the seventh round in the 2012 NFL draft, but he never gave less than his best as a 49ers practice-squad player. That effort earned him a spot on the active roster in December and maybe an appearance Sunday in Super Bowl XLVII.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2013
  5. Video: Clark talks about sitting out Sunday

    Jamison Hensley

    Steelers safety Ryan Clark is sitting out Sunday's season opener at Denver due to health risks of playing in high altitude with sickle cell trait. He talks to NFL Live about the difficulty of watching the game and the chemistry of Pittsburgh's second...

    Blog | September 05, 2012
  6. Ryan Clark won't play in Denver in Week 1

    Bill Williamson's Stephania Bell reports Pittsburgh safety Ryan Clark will miss his third game in Denver in the past few years on Sunday night because of health risks spurred by Denver's high altitude. Clark has the sickle cell trait. It is a genetic abn...

    Blog | September 04, 2012
  7. Pittsburgh Steelers' Ryan Clark won't play in Denver

    Stephania Bell

    When the Steelers open their season against the Broncos on Sunday night, Pittsburgh safety Ryan Clark will not play because of the health risks imposed by Denver's high altitude.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2012
  8. DeSean Jackson raps with young fan

    Zach McCann

    Donovan Troy's day with the Philadelphia Eagles just got better and better. Troy, a 10-year-old from Atlanta with a life-threatening form of sickle-cell anemia, got to meet his favorite player, DeSean Jackson, through ESPN's "My Wish" series. And...

    Blog | July 18, 2012
  9. My Wish - Donovan Troy catches passes with DeSean Jackson and the...

    Adam S. Reisinger

    Donovan Jackson, a 10-year-old with sickle cell anemia, spent time catching passes and recording music with DeSean Jackson of the Philadelphia Eagles.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2012
  10. 2012 Pro Bowl -- Ryan Clark of Pittsburgh Steelers headed to firs...

    Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark is headed to his first Pro Bowl.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2012
  11. Oklahoma medical examiner -- Ex-Tulsa Golden Hurricane player die...

    The Oklahoma Medical Examiner's Office says a former University of Tulsa football player who died after an unsanctioned boxing match suffered from sudden exertion due to sickle cell trait complications.

    Story | Conversation | January 03, 2012
  12. Sitting out will be tough for Ryan Clark

    Jamison Hensley

    Steelers safety Ryan Clark is out for Sunday's wild-card game in Denver because coach Mike Tomlin won't risk the health of the team's leading tackler. Clark has sickle cell trait, a condition that can be problematic in the high altitude of Denver...

    Blog | January 03, 2012
  13. 2012 NFL playoffs -- Pittsburgh Steelers' Mike Tomlin says Ryan C...

    Coach Mike Tomlin on Tuesday said he will not allow safety Ryan Clark to play in Sunday's AFC wild-card game in Denver against the Broncos out of fears for Clark's health.

    Story | Conversation | January 03, 2012
  14. Steelers should play it safe with Ryan Clark

    Jamison Hensley

    Ryan Clark won't be listed on the injury report this week, but the Steelers safety should be sidelined for Sunday's playoff game in Denver. Clark has sickle cell trait, a condition that can be problematic in the high altitude of Denver. In a 2007 ...

    Blog | January 02, 2012
  15. McNabb and 'My Wish,' Five years later

    Matt Mosley

    I don't know if you, as I do, remember this "SportsCenter" My Wish story from five years ago about Charlie Pena, the kid with sickle cell anemia who got to be an honorary "coach" for the Eagles for a day. We have a follow-up piece today, checking in ...

    Blog | July 14, 2011
  16. University of Central Florida football coach George O'Leary testi...

    The University of Central Florida's football coach testified Thursday that he did not see a football player under stress during a spring training practice before he collapsed and died.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2011
  17. NCAA seeking sickle cell tests for Divisions II, III

    An NCAA committee is recommending that athletes in Divisions II and III be tested for sickle cell trait as part of a required medical exam.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2011