San Francisco announced on Sunday that 49ers Hall of Famer Joe Montana will have a street named in his honor. But Montana doesn’t want to be alone. Montana said he wants his receiver Dwight Clark, who caught The Catch from Montana in the 1981 NFC Championship Game, to be honored as well. So at a…
The city of San Francisco is in the process of redeveloping the site of the former Candlestick Park, and is honoring many local legends along the way. One of the more notable legends, in accepting his honor, made sure a teammate wouldn’t be forgotten. Show More Summary
Former Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar chose to joke to ESPN radio in Cleveland about Dwight Clark's ALS diagnosis.
You in the mood for a farfetched, yet still vaguely plausible conspiracy theory? Good. An unnamed NFL agent suggested to ESPN reporter Josina Anderson that the increasingly bizarre and dramatic theft of Tom Brady’s jerseys got its big breakthrough recently…only because the NFL leaked the story to cover up the news that Dwight Clark has ALS, […]
The NFL hopes to make watching its games a little less painful. Tom Brady's Super Bowl 51 jersey has been found in possession of a member of the international media in Mexico Legendary San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Dwight Clark has...Show More Summary
Dwight Clark, the legendary 49ers receiver who later served as general manager of the Browns, announced recently that he was diagnosed with ALS. Former Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar apparently thinks that’s something to joke about. Kosar, who has a track record of making rambling and inappropriate statements on the radio, did so again on Wednesday,…
Clark and Gleason, each known for signature plays, have met before
Column: Dwight Clark's ALS revelation another sobering reminder of the price NFL players pay
"I've been asked if playing football caused this. I don't know for sure. But I certainly suspect it did." [ more › ]
Dwight Clark became emotional as we watched "The Catch" on my portable DVD player in the lobby of a midtown Manhattan hotel 10 years ago.
Former San Francisco 49er Dwight Clark, who was on the receiving end of the play known simply as “The Catch,” has been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Clark made the announcement in a statement posted on Sunday to the website of former 49ers owner Ed DeBartolo Jr. “In September of 2015, I started feeling weakness in my left hand. Show More Summary
Gale Sayers has been diagnosed with dementia. (AP) The football world dealt with some horrible news the past few days. Former San Francisco 49ers great Dwight Clark announced he has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Show More Summary
Former 49ers wide receiver Dwight Clark, famous for making The Catch, has been diagnosed with ALS. Read more...
The man known for “The Catch” is fighting a serious disease. Former San Francisco 49ers tight end Dwight Clark announced Sunday that he’s been diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, better known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease. Clark, 60, released the statement on former 49ers owner Ed DeBartolo Jr.’s website. Show More Summary
Dwight Clark revealed Sunday that he has Lou Gehrig's disease and suspects playing football might have caused the illness. Clark announced on Twitter that he has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a disease that attacks cells that control muscles. The former San Francisco 49ers wide receiver linked...
Sad news for San Francisco 49ers family today. Former receiver Dwight Clark, who is best known for his iconic leaping touchdown catch in the 1982 NFC Championship Game, has announced that he has been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, better known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease. Clark made the announcement on Sunday in a […]
Amid a weekend dominated by headlines about March Madness, there was a double whammy of awful news about two great, beloved former NFL players. A story from Kansas City detailed the dementia that is claiming the memories of Gale Sayers, the Chicago Bears’ legendary running back, while Dwight Clark, the San Francisco 49ers’ wide receiver […]
Former San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Dwight Clark revealed he has been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
ALS is short for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, which is also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Dwight Clark, a former San Francisco 49ers wide...
The man responsible for 'The Catch' has been diagnosed with ALS