Posted January 16, 2013 on AP on Fox
Utah State forward Danny Berger ran a mile the other day then did some stairs afterward. Not unusual for an athlete, except that he did it just six weeks after he nearly died after collapsing on the basketball court. Now, unless Berger takes his shirt off to reveal where a defibrillator has been implanted in his chest, it's hard to differentiate him from most other 22-year-old college athletes. ''I feel good,'' Berger said after watching his Utah State teammates practice late Tuesday during a 13-game winning streak. ''The doctor said everything looks great. I look normal.'' While previously hopeful he would play again this season, he is resigned that won't happen. But he looks forward to an extra year of eligibility. This was to be his junior season; now he'll have two seasons left. ''I just try to think about the long run,'' said Berger, who was revived after going into cardiac arrest on Dec. 4. ''I have another year. I'll be more mature, be stronger and a better teammate and m...
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