Breast cancer

14,000 Run For The Cure In Charlotte

Oct 5, 2014
DeAngelo Williams and sister Garlanda Reed
Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

The weather was nearly perfect Saturday – sunny and in the 60s – when more than 14,000  people joined the 18th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Charlotte.  The 5K race honored breast cancer survivors and raised $1.4 million for breast cancer research.  

NFL games look different today, the first Sunday in November. The color pink won't be nearly as prevalent as it was in October. In this commentary, Ryan Basen says the NFL's "A Crucial Catch" campaign for breast cancer awareness is also a manipulative image-enhancer for the league and its corporate partners.