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Slippery Rock University, NCAA Sued Over Sickle Cell Death

The parents of a Slippery Rock University basketball player who died after an intense practice are suing the school and the National Collegiate Athletic Association, because their son wasn’t screened for the sickle cell trait that contributed to his death and because school officials allegedly didn’t do enough to help him after he collapsed.

09/09/2013

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Decorated Cleats To Be Auctioned Off To Benefit Ryan Clark’s Cure League

Engine House 25 in Lawrenceville is home to the Roberto Clemente Museum. But the current attraction features Steelers mementoes: decorated, game-worn cleats to be auctioned off to raise money for to fight sickle cell anemia.

12/04/2012

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Steelers’ Clark Working To Raise Sickle Cell Awareness

While, $500 may not seem like much money, it means the world to Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark.

11/20/2012

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Ryan Clark Raising Awareness For Sickle Cell, Talks Steelers

Ryan Clark joined the guys to promote “Cleats for a Cure,” which is an event that will take place on Dec. 10 to benefit The Cure League, which raises funds and awareness for sickle cell anemia.

93-7 The Fan–11/20/2012

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Clark Creates Charity, Steelers Shuffle Secondary

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Steelers safety Ryan Clark won’t play in the team’s prime-time regular season opener against the host Denver Broncos Sunday, but on Tuesday he celebrated the creation of a non-profit organization centering on the sickle cell condition that will keep him out of Week 1.

93-7 The Fan–09/05/2012

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