Seth Davis Promotes His Mom's Hoax Cancer Cures

There have never been more options for those convinced that the medical establishment is hiding secrets from them. Look at the Google ads running down the sidebar of just about any website you visit, and you're almost certain to see ads about "natural" cures—gluten-free diets and alkaline water, superfoods and… » 2/19/15 1:39pm 2/19/15 1:39pm

Leah Still Reminds Us What A Bullshit Deal Childhood Cancer Is

The NFL Network (and, evidently, enormous caterpillars with human faces) have identified the sugary-awful emotional center of tonight's battle of Ohio: a 4-year-old named Leah Still, the daughter of Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still. She's attending the Browns-Bengals game tonight. It's the first time she… » 11/06/14 9:29pm 11/06/14 9:29pm

Curt Schilling's Treatment For Mouth Cancer Sounds Like Hell

Former MLB pitcher Curt Schilling only found out that he had mouth cancer after seeing a doctor for a dog bite. Yesterday, in a radio interview on WEEI, Schilling said he believed the cancer formed due to his use of chewing tobacco. » 8/20/14 1:30pm 8/20/14 1:30pm

Here's Stuart Scott's Moving Speech From The ESPYS

Stuart Scott was given the Jimmy V Perseverance Award at tonight's ESPYS and gave a speech reminiscent of the award's namesake. Among other topics, Scott described his recent hospitalization in grim detail and spoke about the nature of "beating" cancer. » 7/17/14 1:40am 7/17/14 1:40am

Report: Donald Sterling Has Cancer

While Donald Sterling was dealing with the NBA taking his team, he may have been also battling prostate cancer, according to the New York Post's sources. » 5/01/14 11:30pm 5/01/14 11:30pm

Buffalo Bills Publish Report That Head Coach Has "BLANK TYPE OF CANCER"

The Buffalo Bills published an article which reported head coach Doug Marrone had cancer. Though Marrone may have planned to announce his cancer, the story looks to be prematurely published, since "BLANK TYPE OF CANCER" is still in the dek. » 4/22/14 9:42pm 4/22/14 9:42pm

Jim Kelly's Cancer Recurrence Is "Aggressive" And Will Require Surgery

Bills Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly will undergo surgery on Thursday at New York's Lenox Hill Hospital for a recurrence of oral cancer that required removal of part of his jaw and teeth last summer. A family friend said Kelly is weak and "in bad shape." » 3/25/14 12:57am 3/25/14 12:57am

Nike Cuts Ties With Livestrong

The plucky wristband-manufacturer (and cancer-awareness-raiser), has lost its second benefactor in less than a year: with Lance Armstrong already out of the picture, Nike has decided to end its nine-year partnership with Livestrong. » 5/28/13 4:04pm 5/28/13 4:04pm

Huskers Nation Flips Its Shit After Someone Thumbs-Downs Cute Video

In the Nebraska spring game, Red inserted an undersized but plucky tailback by the name of Jack Hoffman for a crucial fourth-down carry. It's worth mentioning that Jack is 7 years old and has suffered from brain cancer, and because the good folks at Nebraska realize what a bullshit deal it is to be 7 and to have… » 4/06/13 8:10pm 4/06/13 8:10pm

Chuck Pagano Returned To Coach The Colts This Morning

The Indianapolis Colts have been the feel-good story of the NFL this season, what with their turnaround from the league's worst team to the AFC's fifth seed while head coach Chuck Pagano stepped aside to battle leukemia. Today, three months since his diagnosis and two months since he learned his cancer was in… » 12/24/12 11:35am 12/24/12 11:35am

Lance Armstrong Steps Down As Chairman Of Livestrong

Lance Armstrong, having been hit with a set of doping allegations that portray him as a sort of East Germany on a bike, has decided to leave his position as chairman of Livestrong. Armstrong founded Livestrong in 1997 for the purpose of raising cancer awareness (not actual cancer research). » 10/17/12 9:22am 10/17/12 9:22am

Kid's Sign At Phillies Game: "If I Can Beat Cancer, You Can Beat The…

This year's Astros team has drawn plenty of unfavorable comparisons, but now we finally can add one worse than the '62 Mets to the list: childhood cancer. A kid at last night's Philly-Houston game was spotted holding the above sign, which, considering the incredible strength required for a child to beat cancer and the… » 9/14/12 1:30pm 9/14/12 1:30pm

Australian Hockey Team Suits Up In Bra Sweaters

It takes a tough man to play hockey. It takes an even tougher man to go shirtless, with just a bra separating the cold rink from your perky nipples. » 8/14/12 4:45pm 8/14/12 4:45pm

Someone Is Probably Lying About The Super Bowl Tickets Cancer Break Up,…

By now, it's become clear that our incredible story of bitchiness and greed could not be so tidily wrapped and bowed. Sokhon Sen, the woman Jason Elia referenced by twitter handle on the Houston radio show (that portion, by the way has since been bleeped out), has come out and denied the whole thing. » 2/04/12 1:12pm 2/04/12 1:12pm


Woman Dumps Man Because He Has Cancer, Still Wants His Super Bowl…

The headline pretty much says it all, doesn't it? John Wessling and Anson Ainsworth, radio show hosts in Houston, pass along this incredible story of bitchiness and greed. Jason Elia, a television writer living in Nashville, went to the trouble of getting Super Bowl tickets for himself and his girlfriend and was even… » 1/29/12 2:10pm 1/29/12 2:10pm

Smokin' Joe Frazier Is Critically Ill

Deadspin's own Brian Hickey checks in with a report from Frazier's business manager and friend, Les Wolff, who says the fighter's bout against liver cancer may be nearing an end. » 11/05/11 4:54pm 11/05/11 4:54pm

Stare At Colin Cowherd For A While, For A Good Cause

Here is how we know ESPN hates people with cancer: if you want to donate money to The V Foundation, you're forced to hang out with the likes of Colin Cowherd and Mike & Mike. » 7/13/11 1:10pm 7/13/11 1:10pm

Donald Sterling Has Seized The "Guy Who Hates Cancer Patients" Label

Several tipsters took it upon themselves to point out a story about then-Los Angeles Clippers assistant coach Kim Hughes's battle with prostate cancer, and how the necessary surgery wasn't covered by the team's medical-insurance plan. There were plenty of stories and posts about it this week. In one of them, Hughes,… » 3/20/11 7:15pm 3/20/11 7:15pm