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Former linebacker with ALS helps revive Ice Bucket Challenge

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Over the past year, Tim Shaw has bungee-jumped off a bridge in New Zealand, visited Australia and helped drill a well in the Amazon. The former NFL linebacker also has talked with congressmen in Washington D.C. and Tennessee lawmakers. Shaw says people always ask him if these are items on his bucket list. His response: He's just living. Now Shaw, diagnosed...
Via Associated Press
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Tim Shaw's battle with ALS ignites memories of other ex-NFL players with disease

I have four friends that played in the NFL that have ALS. Three of them did what I did, played a significant amount of special teams. The stark similarities of what O.J. Brigance, Steve Gleason and Tim Shaw are enduring worries me about my own future. The fourth player and comrade, former UCLA Bruin and Minnesota Vikings purple people eater great Fred McNeil, represents a different...
Via Fox Sports
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Tim Shaw has ALS and it’s heartbreaking

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last week, you know the Ice Bucket Challenge is sweeping the nation. People are pouring buckets of ice water over their heads to try and raise awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) better known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Former Tennessee Titans linebacker Tim Shaw was diagnosed in April with ALS. This time last season,...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Titans LB Shaw reveals his ALS during Ice Bucket Challenge

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Tim Shaw knew, sooner or later, he had to go public that he had ALS. As the Ice Bucket Challenge phenomenon to raise awareness and money to fight the disease and find a cure swept the country, the former Titans linebacker and special teams captain knew the time had come. Thus, the video he released Tuesday was not just a challenge to the Titans, the football team...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Titans do ALS challenge after being nominated by Tim Shaw, who has ALS

A year ago, Tim Shaw was just another NFL player, a linebacker for the Tennessee Titans. And now, he is the latest former professional athlete to be diagnosed with ALS. Shaw announced on Tuesday that he has recently been diagnosed with the disease. He’s fighting back against it, recently participating in the ALS ice-bucket challenge to raise awareness and funding for the ALS foundation...
Via cover32 - Titans
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans take challenge for former LB Shaw with ALS

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Titans emptied their headquarters of every available cooler and trash bucket so they could accept Tim Shaw's Ice Bucket Challenge after practice. The former linebacker now battling ALS had a front row seat Wednesday for the mass dousing. Even coach Ken Whisenhunt, who didn't know Shaw, poured ice water on himself less than a day after the 30-year...
Via Associated Press
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Titans LB Tim Shaw Reveals He Has ALS During Ice Bucket Challenge Video

Former NFL linebacker and special teamer Tim Shaw completed an inspirational Ice Bucket Challenge on Tuesday. The 30-year-old revealed in a short video that he has recently been diagnosed with the disease before pouring a cooler of ice water on his head. “A year ago, I was playing NFL football,” Shaw said in the video. “I’ve recently been diagnosed with ALS. I’m here...
Via NESN.com
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

ALS Hits Former Chicago Bear

Former Chicago Bear Linebacker, Tim Shaw, announced today that he is battling with ALS also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. It has been a year since Shaw has been with an NFL team, but the 30-year-old announced he has ALS on the Tennessee Titans website. “I’m Tim Shaw,” he says in the video. “A year ago I was playing NFL football. I have recently been diagnosed with ALS...
Via Sports Mockery
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-NFL LB Tim Shaw says he has ALS in Ice Bucket Challenge video

  Former NFL linebacker Tim Shaw has announced that he has ALS. In a 25-second video posted Tuesday on the Tennessee Titans' web site, the 30-year-old Shaw reveals he was recently diagnosed with ALS and pours a bucket of ice water on his head as part of the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money and awareness to battle the disease. Shaw then challenges "the Tennessee Titans organization...
Via Associated Press
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Former NFL linebacker Tim Shaw says he has ALS

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Former NFL linebacker Tim Shaw has announced that he has ALS. In a video posted Tuesday on the Tennessee Titans' web site, the 30-year-old Shaw reveals he was recently diagnosed and says ''I'm here today to stand up and fight with all of you against this disease'' before pouring a bucket of ice water on his head as part of the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise...
Via Associated Press
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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