Institute is dedicated to Senate's dealmaker

...presidential library on Boston's Columbia Point. The late senator envisioned the facility before he was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2008. He died in 2009.The centerpiece of the new facility is a replica of the Senate floor where Kennedy had a...

Rose recalls golfing great Ballesteros on day of his 58th birthday

...signed by the two-time Masters champion in 2010 after Rose won the tournament.Ballesteros died May 7, 2011, from brain cancer."Obviously we'll toast him (Thursday) at dinner," Rose said. "He's definitely been sort of a hero of mine...

NFL Films founder Ed Sabol dies at 98

...pregame locker room speeches.Steve Sabol, who succeeded his father as NFL Films' president, died in 2012 at age 69 of brain cancer. PLAYOFF COMMITTEE: Texas Tech athletic director Kirby Hocutt was appointed to the College Football Playoff selection...

Mo'ne Davis named AP's Female Athlete of the Year

...beat out Mount St. Joseph freshman Lauren Hill, who played her first college basketball game while battling terminal brain cancer, and three-time winner Serena Williams.Davis tossed a two-hitter to help Phil a delphia beat Nashville 4-0...

Dignity, darkly defined

...rational and articulate about her decision to end her life rather than spending her last few months suffering from terminal brain cancer.Her story ? made very public through recorded testimonials for the Compassion & Choices national advocacy group...

UConn women easily beat Notre Dame in Jimmy V Classic

...men's team Saturday night.LAUREN HILL: The V Foundation and ESPN announced a $100,000 grant to fund pediatric brain cancer research in honor of Lauren Hill. Hill, the Mount St. Joseph University women's basketball player, has shared...

UC Irvine drops Texas in CWS opener

...is presented by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association and Easton Foundations. It's named in memory of the former Florida State All-America shortstop and major league player and manager who died of brain cancer in 1987.

Baseball official gets press box prostate exam

...exam was performed.Milovich had the exam performed as part of a challenge with a 10-year-old boy suffering from brain cancer who has a Facebook page telling about his fight. Milovich agreed to have the exam done if the page got 10,000 "likes...

Terminally ill woman chooses to die on Nov. 1

29-year old Brittany Maynard has terminal brain cancer. Maynard has chosen Nov. 1 - two days after her husband's birthday - as the day she will die.

Yankees sign former Red Sox center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury to seven-year contract

...Baseball Players Association voted unanimously Tuesday to appoint Clark to replace Michael Weiner, who died Nov. 22 of brain cancer. The decision is pending a vote of the general membership. CUBS: Hired 2002 AL Rookie of the Year Eric Hinske as...