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Members of the USA men's basketball team participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Aug. 15, 2014, in Chicago. (credit: Getty Images)

Catholic Leaders Put A Chill On ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Catholic leaders are worried about embryonic stem cell research using aborted human fetuses.

08/21/2014

Nets big man Mason Plumlee takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (credit: Instagram/masonplumlee)

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Sweeps Internet, But Where Did It Originate?

The challenge got its start among golfers as a way to support pet charities.

08/21/2014

Derek Jeter (Credit: Getty Images)

WATCH: Derek Jeter Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge, Nominates Michael Jordan

The star shortstop said he was challenging his girlfriend, model Hannah Davis, as well as Jordan and actor Kevin Connolly.

08/20/2014

Joe Benigno and Craig Carton do the Ice Bucket Challenge

Oh Yes! Mike Francesa To Do Ice Bucket Challenge On Friday

The legendary WFAN afternoon host will do the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS research on Friday, when the show is broadcast from Bar A in Lake Como, N.J.

08/18/2014

Nets big man Mason Plumlee takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (credit: Instagram/masonplumlee)

Man Dies In Dive After Raising $100K For ALS

Nantucket Police tell the Boston Globe that Corey Griffin dove into the water from the “Juice Guys” building at around 2 a.m. Saturday. An off-duty lifeguard was nearby and recovered Griffin, who was pronounced dead at a hospital.

08/16/2014

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

Christie, Booker Take ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ To Raise Money, Awareness For ALS

Christie nominated three other people to complete the challenge within 24 hours or donate $100: Democratic New Jersey U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and late-night TV host Jimmy Fallon.

08/13/2014

The Jets take the Ice Bucket Challenge. (Credit: Chris Lopresti/WFAN)

WATCH: Jets Respond To Kraft And Fallon, Take Ice Bucket Challenge

“Anytime you’re challenged by New England, we’re going to accept that challenge,” head coach Rex Ryan playfully said.

08/13/2014

Nets big man Mason Plumlee takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (credit: Instagram/masonplumlee)

10 Local Players, Execs Who Have Taken The Ice Bucket Challenge

Unless you live in a cave, you’ve probably seen the videos of people dumping ice water over their heads to raise money and awareness for ALS research.

08/13/2014

Lou Young: Ice Bucket Challenge

‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ Emerges As Powerful Online Fundraising Tool

It’s a way to cool off and raise money. The latest online trend has people literally soaking their heads for a good cause.

07/23/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

NFL, Former Players Reach ‘Extraordinary Settlement’ On Concussion-Related Claims

A federal judge on Monday granted preliminary approval to a landmark deal that would compensate thousands of former NFL players for concussion-related claims.

07/07/2014

Lou Gehrig's monument at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

MLB Honors Lou Gehrig On 75th Anniversary Of Iconic Speech

The tribute will include a video shown at all ballparks featuring a first baseman from each team reciting a line from Gehrig’s “luckiest man” speech.

07/04/2014

Baseball star Lou Gehrig (1903 - 1941) hits a home run. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Palladino: Gehrig’s Legendary Speech Still Teaches Us Lessons Today

Gehrig taught a lesson on July 4, 1939. His speech, the greatest ever delivered in the sports arena, continues to teach today.

06/30/2014

The plaque of Lou Gehrig is seen in Monument Park at Yankee Stadium prior to game between the New York Yankees and the Chicago White Sox on May 2, 2010 in the Bronx borough of New York City. The Yankees defeated the White Sox 12-3. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Gehrig Letter Expressing Optimism He’d Beat ALS Goes On Auction Block

There was a time when Lou Gehrig was feeling fairly good about his chances against the disease that ultimately took his life at the age of 37.

05/01/2014

Patrick Grange died in 2012 at the age of 29. He reportedly had ALS. Researchers at Boston University tested his brain and say he had extensive frontal lobe damage and a build-up of a protein linked to CTE (Photo: CBS 2)

Researchers Link Heading In Soccer to Degenerative Brain Disease

CTE is a degenerative brain disease linked to repeated blows to the head. Typically, it’s been found in football players and boxers, but now a soccer player has become the first in his sport to be publicly named with the disease.

02/28/2014

Alternative Light Source Technology

Seen At 11: New Technology Can Expose Evidence In Abuse Cases

A new crime fighting weapon can identify and even save victims of abuse, exposing evidence that is not visible to the naked eye and helping put abusers behind bars.

06/26/2013

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