November 08, 1999 | Don Yaeger
After courageously battling medical troubles more severe than the public knew, the incomparable Walter Payton lost his fight for life at age 45
November 29, 2010 | Chris Ballard
After a promising junior season as a coxswain at Cal, she learned she was in the late stages of cancer. The next year was her best
January 25, 1993 | Jon Scher
The Penguins were stunned to learn that Mario Lemieux has Hodgkin's disease
May 27, 2002 | Michael Bamberger
Mike Lowell and Eli Marrero have much in common: They are of Cuban descent, they were teammates in Little League and at Coral Gables (Fla.) High, and they have defeated cancer and returned to the major leagues. In...
May 04, 1998
The competitive spirit never left UNC Charlotte freshman Charles Hayward, even when he learned last year that he was suffering from acute myeloid leukemia (SI, Jan. 26) and was told he might never play basketball...