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College player fights tumor for moment on court

College player fights tumor for moment on court

CINCINNATI | Lauren Hill is the last player to take the court for the 6 a.m. stretch before basketball practice. She's moving slowly today.

October 24, 2014 6:45 pm
College player fights tumor for moment on court

College player fights tumor for moment on court

Lauren Hill gets congratulation from a teammate after practicing Thursday with her team at Mount St. Joseph University in Cincinnati. She has only a few months to live, and she's spending a good part of it on the basketball court getting ready for her one shining moment.

October 24, 2014 3:51 pm
Indiana's Coleman poses challenge for Maryland

Indiana's Coleman poses challenge for Maryland

INDIANAPOLIS | Maryland coach Randy Edsall has seen enough of Indiana running back Tevin Coleman.

September 26, 2014 11:15 am
Indiana's Coleman poses challenge for Maryland

Indiana's Coleman poses challenge for Maryland

Indiana quarterback Nate Sudfeld, right, laterals the ball to running back Tevin Coleman during last week's upset win at Missouri.

September 26, 2014 11:15 am

Iowa baseball museum struggles when namesake dies

VAN METER, Iowa | Nothing brings former Cleveland Indians star Bob Feller's hometown of Van Meter, Iowa, together quite like Randi Van Rees and her succulent pork tenderloin sandwiches.

April 25, 2014 4:08 pm
Camp means community service for many young people

Camp means community service for many young people

At 14, Tyler Cohen had never been out of the country or traveled without his Long Island family when he found himself in Costa Rica on a month-long service trip for teens.

May 17, 2013 12:00 am
U.S., Russia and Iran work to save Olympic wrestling

U.S., Russia and Iran work to save Olympic wrestling

Saba Khubezhyty, second from right, of Russia shakes hands with Jordan Burroughs of Lincoln, Neb., right, after their 74 kilogram class weigh-in during a news conference Tuesday at U.N. headquarters, announcing the "Rumble on the Rails" wrestling exhibition between the teams from Iran, Russi…

May 14, 2013 3:21 pm
U.S., Russia and Iran work to save Olympic wrestling

U.S., Russia and Iran work to save Olympic wrestling

UNITED NATIONS | In Iran, Olympic wrestling champion Jordan Burroughs felt like Justin Bieber, LeBron James and Tom Brady all rolled into one.

May 14, 2013 3:21 pm
Farm Aid benefit concert heading to Hershey, Pa.

Farm Aid benefit concert heading to Hershey, Pa.

In this Oct. 2, 2010, file photo, Dave Matthews performs during the 25th anniversary Farm Aid concert in Milwaukee. The annual Farm Aid benefit concert is coming to Hershey, Pa., in September as the country’s small and medium-size farms face a shifting economic landscape, but board member Da…

July 12, 2012 7:00 am
Farm Aid benefit concert heading to Hershey, Pa.

Farm Aid benefit concert heading to Hershey, Pa.

The annual Farm Aid benefit concert is coming to Hershey, Pa., in September as the country's small and medium-sized farms face a shifting economic landscape, but board member Dave Matthews sees some hopeful signs in the uncertainty.

July 12, 2012 7:00 am
OF NOTORIETY: South Shore Arts Beaux Arts Ball attracts record number of guests

OF NOTORIETY: South Shore Arts Beaux Arts Ball attracts record number of guests

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

June 13, 2012 3:15 pm
Woodland progress with new coach taking time

Woodland progress with new coach taking time

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. | Gary Woodland was irritated that he couldn't do better than a 70 on the North Course at Torrey Pines. It wasn't much better on the South Course, where a 72 allowed him to make the cut on the number, and a 74 in the third round wasn't enough for the 54-hole cut.

January 31, 2012 5:05 pm
New book: Baking cookies for a cure

New book: Baking cookies for a cure

Can you fight cancer with a cookie? How about 96,000 cookies?

November 03, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Tillman's memory sparks action, not words

Tillman's memory sparks action, not words

TEMPE, Ariz. | The south steps of Arizona State's football stadium became a shrine in the days after Pat Tillman's death, covered in flags and flowers, signs and mementos.

September 03, 2011 4:00 pm Photos

Photos

Foundation welcomes visitiors during open house week

"Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning."

August 10, 2011 12:00 am
College coaches fighting cancer

College coaches fighting cancer

NEW YORK | Coaches vs. Cancer has become more than a fundraising organization. It is trying to raise awareness about the disease.

May 13, 2011 5:00 pm

Grant to support pediatric cancer research, IL

CHICAGO (AP) — A nonprofit organization that raises money for childhood cancer research has awarded a grant of nearly $100,000 to a University of Illinois at Chicago researcher.

September 28, 2010 3:11 am
Ind. man to run half marathon for cancer patients

Ind. man to run half marathon for cancer patients

KOKOMO (AP) — Three years ago, Eric Metz was unable to walk up a flight of stairs without assistance. Today he is in training to run a half-marathon in November to raise funds to benefit patients at Riley Children's Hospital.

August 22, 2010 3:00 am
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