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  • UCF senior Terrance Plummer channels personal tragedy into triumph during career-night against BYU

    UCF senior Terrance Plummer channels personal tragedy into triumph during career-night against BYU
    Everyone knows the loudest mouth on the Knights' defense belongs to UCF senior middle linebacker Terrance Plummer. He's the one yelling and pushing so hard on the football field that he's ended practice doubled over a trash can to vomit on more than a...
  • Young baseball star who beat cancer once now faces a second battle

    Cole Malone beat cancer at 5 years old, then got to be a normal kid for four years. He finished kindergarten, first, second and third grade. He made friends in his suburban Lake Worth neighborhood, went fishing and started playing sports. And he became...
  • Saint Francis Partners With Dana-Farber For Clinical Trials

    The parent company of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center announced Friday a new collaboration that allows local blood-cancer patients treated at Saint Francis to take part in clinical trials offered by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. Saint...
  • 5-year-old with leukemia plays in Jazz scrimmage

    5-year-old with leukemia plays in Jazz scrimmage
    JP Gibson entered the Utah Jazz scrimmage with 34 seconds left in the third quarter Monday, and immediately made an impact. With the crowd roaring, Gibson, a 5-year-old diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, dribbled three-quarters length of the...
  • CdM polo to play for 'Team Kimie'

    The Corona del Mar High boys' water polo team will be honoring Kimie Metcalf at the Sea Kings' Pacific Coast League game against Irvine on Tuesday at CdM. CdM will be wearing orange caps in the game in honor of Kimie, a family friend of CdM Coach Barry...
  • Nonprofit gives $1.5 million for leukemia research

    Nonprofit gives $1.5 million for leukemia research
    The Pap Corps, a nonprofit that raises funds for the University of Miami's Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, has donated $1.5 million to endow a professorship in leukemia. The gift represents the first endowed professorship funded by the 62-year-old...
  • Program enlists midshipmen for bone marrow donation

    Program enlists midshipmen for bone marrow donation
    When it comes to potential bone marrow donors, midshipmen at the Naval Academy are just the right candidates. They're a young, healthy and ethnically diverse bunch. And more than 2,000 of them have now joined a program, supported by the Pentagon, to...
  • Boy with leukemia gets backstage bull riding tour

    Boy with leukemia gets backstage bull riding tour
    A 7-year-old Emmaus boy suffering from leukemia stayed on a bucking mechanical bull for more than the official eight seconds Saturday. Samuel Mackaravitz probably did as well as some of the professional bull riders who were vying to ride 2,000-pound...
  • Boy's monster wish comes true

    Boy's monster wish comes true
    A 4-foot-tall boy became an 800-foot-tall lizard in a Near Northwest Side production studio Sunday, battling monsters and wreaking havoc on a miniature Chicago. Five-year-old Maddex, aka "Madzilla," stomped in costume through a meticulously designed set...
  • Contravia, Bredok, Cine-Sud Team on William Vega's 'Sal'

    BOGOTA - A driving force behind arthouse production in Colombia, Cali-based Contravia Films is teaming with Germany's Bredok Film Production and France's Cine-Sud Promotion to produce "Sal," the next film by William Vega. Bredok co-produced Nuri Bilge...
  • Virginia Beach's Zecchini wins third Greater Hampton Amateur title | Community news

    Virginia Beach's Zecchini wins third Greater Hampton Amateur title | Community news
    Ken Zecchini says he can't explain it, but the Greater Hampton Amateur is the only amateur tournament in the area he's won. The Virginia Beach teacher first won the 54-hole tournament at age 35 in 1995, then at age 43 in 2003, and Sunday he won it again...