Posts Tagged Health

Longtime Lions stalwart Charlie Sanders dies at age 68

In this Saturday, Aug. 4, 2007 file photo, former Detroit Lions tight end Charlie Sanders stands with his bronze bust during the Pro Football Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. Sanders played 10 seasons in the NFL. The Detroit Lions say Hall of Fame tight end Charlie Sanders has died at age 68, Thursday, July 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Phil Long, File)

DETROIT (AP) — Hall of Fame tight end Charlie Sanders epitomized Detroit’s blue-collar roots.

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Young Royals fan who fought cancer has died

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas boy whose fight against cancer and love of the Kansas City Royals received national attention during last year’s World Series has died. He was 7.

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Dodgers pitcher Mike Bolsinger leaves with flu-like symptoms

Los Angeles Dodgers' Mike Bolsinger throws a pitch against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning of a baseball game Monday, June 29, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

PHOENIX (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Mike Bolsinger left his start Monday night after four innings due to flu-like symptoms, the club announced during the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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Jamaica anti-doping agency starts collecting blood samples

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaica’s anti-doping agency announced Monday that it has started collecting blood samples to test athletes on the Caribbean island that produces the world’s dominant sprinters.

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Former coach Henson out of hospital, starting chemotherapy

In this Jan. 18, 2014, file photo, former Illinois coach Lou Henson, left, chats with Rod Cardinal during Illinois' NCAA college basketball game in Champaign, Ill. Henson has been released from a Texas hospital and is scheduled to soon begin chemotherapy treatments. Henson's wife, Mary said that the 83-year-old retired coach is staying with family in Houston. He'll begin regular chemotherapy treatments before a planned return to his home in Champaign, Illinois, on July 12. The treatments will continue from there. (AP Photo/Robin Scholz, File)

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Former Illinois and New Mexico State basketball coach Lou Henson has been released from a Texas hospital and is scheduled to soon begin chemotherapy treatments, according to his wife.

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