• Jim Kelly Tough: NEW YORK — On a high floor of Lenox Hill Hospit…

    Summary of 8 articles · Updated Apr 1, 2014
    “There is no way I’d be here without my faith,’’ Jim Kelly said. Jim Kelly, I can remember the same thing watching him in those [four] Super Bowls. ... The story of Jim Kelly’s second, and more serious, fight against cancer is a complicated one. Hearing of Kelly's illness also is a reminder that there are many from his playing days that are going through medical issues, including former Bears quarterback Jim McMahon. Representatives from Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, which is treating former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly for oral cancer, released the following statement Tuesday: "There is no way I'd be here without my faith," Kelly told the website, recounting the "roller coaster" his life has entailed, from four straight Super Bowl losses, his Hall of Fame career, his son Hunter's death from a rare disease in 2005, various surgeries and now his second fight against cancer. The Super Bowl losses, the fabulous career, my son born sick, making the Hall of Fame, my son dying, two plates and 10 screws in my back after major surgery, one plate and six screws in my neck after another surgery, a double hernia, the cancer, surgery on my jaw, the cancer coming back, now what I’m facing. But …”
    Source: CNNSI.com
    • Jim Kelly to start chemotherapy next week

      Representatives from Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, which is treating former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly for oral cancer, released the following statement Tuesday:NEW YORK -- Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly will start chemotherapy and …
    • Fever delays Jim Kelly’s chemotherapy

      Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly’s cancer treatment will be delayed by a week. As explained by Tim Graham of the Buffalo News, a fever has prevented the chemotherapy from commencing. “He’s had a couple setbacks,” Kelly’s brother, Dan, told Graham. “It…
    • Kelly’s ordeal laid out in MMQB

      Currently a patient at Lennox Hill hospital in New York City, Bills Hall of Famer Jim Kelly is battling oral cancer as most everyone knows. SI.com’s Peter King however, was able to visit Kelly in his hospital room this weekend. He has a comprehensive lo…
    • Ron Rivera: Jim Kelly 'a very tough guy'

      Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera doesn't have any great personal memories from his playing days against former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly. As an outside linebacker for the Chicago Bears, Rivera had only five tackles and no sacks in two games …
      Source: ESPN.com
  • Hall of Famer Kelly: Faith fuels cancer battle

    Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly told theMMQB.com that it's his faith that keeps him going as he prepares to embark on a regimen of chemotherapy and radiation to battle the return of his cancer.
    Source: ESPN.com
  • For Friars' Rivera, opener is extra special

    There might not have been a happier player in the Padres' clubhouse Sunday than catcher Rene Rivera, who was beaming as he walked around the room, twirling a bat in his hands.
    Source: MLB.com

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