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Former Red Sox Curt Schilling Diagnosed with Cancer

Curt Schilling just can’t seem to catch a break, can he? Set to appear in the booth for ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball broadcasts this coming MLB season, the 47-year-old Schilling has been diagnosed with cancer, according to his statement. “I’ve always believed life is about embracing the gifts and rising up to meet the challenges,” […]

Jerry Remy Says He Suffered Lung Cancer Relapse During Offseason

During a pre-taped segment as part of NESN’s pregame show, NESN commentator Jerry Remy announced he suffered a relapse of lung cancer during the offseason. The relapse was diagnosed in January, leading to radiation treatment in March, according to WEEI. Remy, though, said he is doing fine and is not worried. “I am not concerned about […]

Myra Kraft, Wife of Robert Kraft, Dies at 68 After Battle with Cancer

Myra Kraft, the wife of Patriots Owner Robert Kraft, died after a battle with cancer on Wednesday. She was 68. The Patriots released a statement about the news of her death: “Words cannot express the deep sorrow that we feel in learning of the passing of Myra Hiatt Kraft. Myra passed away early this morning […]

Jerry Remy Update: Cancer-Free

UPDATE (08/12/09): Jerry Remy returns to Fenway Park for the first time since May, and could return to the booth soon. Jerry Remy has been out since May while recovering from off-season lung cancer surgery. According to his son Jared, Jerry is feeling much better and is now cancer-free. It still remains a mystery, however, […]

Jerry Remy Health Update

UPDATE (08/12/09): Jerry Remy returns to Fenway Park for the first time since May, and could return to the booth soon. UPDATE (08/05/09): According to his son, Jerry is now cancer-free and feeling better! There’s no timetable for his return, though… It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything about the status of Jerry Remy, but […]

Scott Walker’s Wife Diagnosed With Cancer

While we may no have been the biggest fans of Scott Walker, it looks like he learned of some difficult news during the Bruins series: his wife, Julie, was diagnosed with cervical cancer. The good news is she is expected to make a full recovery. Walker held back from discussing the hard news at all […]

ACC Defensive Player of the Year Mark Herzlich Has Cancer

Boston College Senior Linebacker Mark Herzlich sought tests to determine the source of some leg pain he had been having and the results must have shocked him even more than us: he was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma, which is a malignant tumor primarily affecting children and young adults. Herzlich is 21 and coming off a […]

Jerry Remy Sick, Flies Home

For more on Jerry’s health in 2011…read about his bout with pneumonia. —— UPDATE (08/12/09): Jerry Remy returns to Fenway Park for the first time since May, and could return to the booth soon. UPDATE (08/05/09): According to his son, Jerry is now cancer-free and feeling better! There’s no timetable for his return, though… UPDATE […]