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James Rebhorn, The Ultimate 'That Guy' Actor, Dead At 65

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The world lost one of its most prolific character actors.

BASKETBALL

A Teen With Terminal Cancer Used Her Make-A-Wish Request On A New Scoreboard For Her School

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When the Make-A-Wish Foundation tried to fulfill a young Utah girl's wish, she used it to get her school's basketball team a new scoreboard.

AWESOME KIDS

Some Kids In Boise Started A Band To Raise Money For Their Friend With Cancer

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Four kids in Boise started a band called The Runaway Hamsters to raise money for cancer research after their friend was diagnosed with brain cancer.

2013 WORLD SERIES

Morning Links: A Contestant From The Bachelor Made A Cancer Joke About Yadier Molina

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We know that the <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/sports/2012/04/favorite-twitter-account-of-the-day-baseballs-best-fans/" target="_blank">St. Louis Cardinals have baseball's best fans</a>, but 'The Bachelor' season 11 contestant Sarah Newlon is bringing Red Sox fans neck-and-neck with them.

CANCER PATIENTS

Today's Best News: 8-Year Old Nebraska Cornhusker Jack Hoffman's Cancer Is In Remission

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Jack Hoffman, the then-7-year old cancer patient who participated in Nebraska's spring game and ran in a touchdown, found out his cancer is in remission.

CLEVELAND BROWNS

5-Year-Old Cancer Survivor Scores Touchdown At Browns Practice

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Five-year-old cancer survivor Ryan Encinas scored a touchdown at the end of Cleveland's practice with a little help from running back Trent Richardson.

cancer sucks

‘Mrs. Peacock’ Eileen Brennan Has Passed Away From Bladder Cancer

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Star of stage, screen and TV Eileen Brennan passed away from bladder cancer at the age of 80 in her home on Sunday.

cancer

Former President Bush Shaved His Head To Show Solidarity With A Leukemia-Stricken 2 Year-Old Kid

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To show support for the leukemia-stricken child of a member of his security detail, for President George H. W. Bush shaved his head.

CANCER PATIENTS

A 12-Year Old Ohio State Fan Beat Cancer, Which He Called ‘Michigan’

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Thanks to <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2013/06/jack-hoffman-continues-to-live-the-baller-college-football-star-lifestyle" target="_blank">our favorite young college football fan</a>, Jack Hoffman, we’ve already had one truly inspirational story this year involving someone battling a life-threatening illness while using sports as a positive influence for recovery.

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Michael Douglas’s publicist tries to deny cunnilingus story, despite transcript

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I won't lie to you, any day where eatin' pussy is in the news is a good day for those of us in the media.

cunnilingus

Michael Douglas says he got cancer from lickin’ poontang

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Michael Douglas, who's 68 and drank and smoked heavily for many years (he went to rehab for booze in 1992, though it's unclear whether he still smokes), was recently asked if he thought the stage 4 throat cancer he was diagnosed with in 2010 had anything to do with his drinking and smoking.

ELLEN

Bone Cancer Survivor’s Unique Talent

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Jen has incredible range of motion in her hip as a result of the bone cancer she had at a young age.

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The East Carolina Pirates Kept The Allergies Coming In Their Spring Game

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In the spirit of <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2013/04/the-nebraska-cornhuskers-brought-all-of-the-allergies-to-spring-day" target="_blank">7-year old brain cancer patient Jack Hoffman's inspirational run for a touchdown at the end of Nebraska's spring game</a> and <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2013/04/the-7-year-old-nebraska-cornhuskers-kid-got-his-own-football-card" target="_blank">got his own football card</a> comes Noah Roberts, an 8-year old East Carolina University fan with cancer who cannot stop splitting defenders in spring football.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

8-Year-Old Cancer Patient Scores Touchdown During East Carolina Spring Game

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Noah Roberts rushes for a touchdown on the final play of ECU's spring football game.

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The Nebraska Cornhuskers Brought All Of The Allergies To Spring Day

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By now you’ve probably seen <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=_Jmisv1Spck">the video of 7-year old Jack Hoffman taking part in a play</a> at the University of Nebraska’s spring game on Saturday, but if you haven’t you need to skip the rest of these meaningless words and watch it after the jump immediately.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Cancer-Stricken Boy Scores Touchdown During Nebraska Spring Game

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Jack Hoffman, a 7-year-old brain cancer patient, scores a 69-yard touchdown during the 2013 Nebraska Spring Game.

calm down

Why Your Cell Phone Is Probably Not Giving You Brain Cancer

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Your cell phone may be giving you brain cancer. On the other hand, so might eating pickles, for all we know. Here's what you need to know.

HOLY S

New Gene Therapy Treatment Stops Cancer Relapses In A Week

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Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is not something you want to get. But a promising new treatment might mean in the future it's not something you have for long.


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