Flip Saunders Will Not Return To The Wolves This Season

Flip Saunders was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma in August, but at the time, he and the team were confident that he’d be able to continue with his duties as coach and president while undergoing treatment. Then, in September, he was hospitalized after a setback and took a leave of absence. Reports came out earlier… »10/24/15 11:51am10/24/15 11:51am


NFL Fines Cameron Heyward For Eye Black Honoring His Dad Who Died From Cancer

Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward is the son of Craig “Ironhead” Heyward, a former NFL fullback who died at the age of 39 from brain cancer. To remember his father, Heyward wrote “Iron Head” on his eye black for Monday night’s game against the Chargers. That’s against the league’s uniform policy, so he earned a… »10/14/15 2:04pm10/14/15 2:04pm

It Doesn't Sound Like Flip Saunders's Fight Against Cancer Is Going Well

In August the Timberwolves announced that head coach/president of basketball operations Flip Saunders had been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, but planned to continue coaching. After he suffered a setback that plan became unworkable, and three weeks ago Saunders took a leave of absence from the team. »10/01/15 9:05pm10/01/15 9:05pm

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 1:49pm2/19/15 1:49pm

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 9:29pm11/06/14 9:29pm

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 8:10pm4/06/13 8:10pm

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

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 1:30pm9/14/12 1:30pm

Someone Is Probably Lying About The Super Bowl Tickets Cancer Break Up, But Who?

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 1:12pm2/04/12 1:12pm