| Nov 13, 2011
| 11:18 PM
We start by putting our Bud Light Spotlight on a glimmer of hope from a place we’d least expect it: Pullman.
I’d argue that the best sports story in the country this weekend came at Washington State.
For close to a week, we were...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 9:41 PM
Former professional football player and community activist Pete Duranko passed away at the age of 67 in Johnstown on Friday after an 11-year battle with Lou Gehrig’s Disease.
He was more than a former college and professional American football...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 12:23 PM
It never was meant to be simply a way to pass the time during a possible NFL work stoppage.
Tom Zbikowski's return to boxing March 12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas is the renewing of a passion that simply wouldn't go away. In fact, the former Notre...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 4:05 PM
A man with Lou Gehrig’s Disease who had money for his wheelchair ramp stolen in June, has now died.
Leo Smith lived in a trailer home park in Tracy with his new wife Angela. Leo was a car salesman and former cook who was active until just a few...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 2:40 PM
The Saints' world got some bad news Sunday. It wasn't a Saints loss or a star player suffering a season-ending injury. No, yesterday was much worse. One of our Saints heroes from yesteryear announced he has an incurable disease.
Former special teams...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 9:24 PM
COSTA MESA — Members of Costa Mesa High School's Class of '84 will gather Saturday morning in Irvine to raise awareness about Lou Gehrig's disease, which afflicts one of their classmates.
A group of nearly 60 is expected to take part in the three-...
| May 15, 2011
Charles McPhee, the self-proclaimed "Dream Doctor" who decoded dreams on his nationally syndicated radio show until Lou Gehrig's disease forced him off the air in 2006, has died. He was 49.
McPhee died May 8 at his Woodland Hills home of the...
| May 13, 2011
| 8:10 PM
Philadelphia Eagles Star running back LeSean "Shady" McCoy takes part of his off season to host an important fundraiser at Palmyra Bowling, in Lebanon County. The Harrisburg Bishop McDevitt high school product founded the LeSean McCoy Foundation in...
| Aug 14, 2011
| 12:02 AM
Every summer Coach Dan Glenn brings his Newport Harbor High girls' volleyball team to Hawaii for a tournament. It is a perfect time to start the upcoming season with good competition, team bonding and most importantly, life lessons, which Coach Glenn...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Overland Park, Kan.: Joyce W. Way, 69, Overland Park, Kan., passed away Dec. 10, 2011, at her home, from ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) under the care of her husband, Kansas City Hospice and Care staff.
Joyce was born on May 15, 1942, in Aberdeen, to...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 7:55 AM
SAN DIEGO -- A new drug developed by San Diego researchers may be the first capable of halting brain damage from Alzheimer's disease, according to a study published Wednesday.
The drug, called J147, was developed by scientists at the Salk Institute...
| Dec 18, 2011
Colleen Kegg hasn't worked out the details of her exit plan yet. But about one thing, Kegg is clear: When she can no longer feed herself or go to the bathroom without assistance, she will take steps to end her life. A rare and incurable neurological...