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Former 49ers star Dwight Clark on his ALS battle: ‘They need to find a cure to this thing because it is torture.’

4 weeks agoSports : The Early Lead

Dwight Clark, one half of one of the most famous plays in NFL history, offered an update on his battle with Lou Gehrig’s disease, saying “they need to find a cure to this thing because it is torture.” Clark, the wide receiver at the end of the Joe Montana pass that beat the Dallas Cowboys […]

Former 49ers great Dwight Clark shares candid update on battle with ALS

NFL legend Dwight Clark talks about being honored by the San Francisco 49ers and how he and the city have a special bond that came from beating Dallas.        

49ers legend Dwight Clark updates fans on his ALS

Few people in San Francisco lore hold a more exalted position than Dwight Clark, the former 49ers receiver who caught Joe Montana’s game-winning touchdown pass to defeat the Dallas Cowboys in the 1982 NFC Championship. We know it now simply as “The Catch,” and it’s arguably the most famous play in NFL history. Show More Summary

Daisy Does the Niners: Cowboys Rout The 49ers 40-10 In Front Of Icon Dwight Clark

The 49ers may have lost five straight games this season by three points or fewer, but with yesterday's 40-10 loss to the Dallas Cowboys, this team reminded us that they're exactly who we thought they were. Undeveloped, uninspired, and completely inept. [ more › ]

Joe Montana wants street named in his honor to bear Dwight Clark’s name, too

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…

Joe Montana gets street named after him, adds Dwight Clark to the sign

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 QB Bernie Kosar jokes about Dwight Clark’s ALS diagnosis

8 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Former Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar chose to joke to ESPN radio in Cleveland about Dwight Clark's ALS diagnosis.

NFL Agent Suggests Brady Jersey Breakthrough Was Leaked to Bury Dwight Clark’s ALS Diagnosis (Tweet)

8 months agoSports : Total Pro Sports

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, […]

Roger Goodell says the NFL is working on ways to fix one of the most annoying parts of games

8 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

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

Bernie Kosar on Dwight Clark ALS diagnosis: “I could make a joke”

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,…

Column: Another sobering reminder of the price players pay

Column: Dwight Clark's ALS revelation another sobering reminder of the price NFL players pay        

Famed 49er Dwight Clark Announces ALS Diagnosis, Suspects Football Is To Blame

"I've been asked if playing football caused this. I don't know for sure. But I certainly suspect it did." [ more › ]

Dwight Clark’s ALS is as devastating as ‘The Catch’ was thrilling

8 months agoNews : NY Daily News

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.

San Francisco 49ers Legend Dwight Clark Reveals He Has ALS

8 months agoNews : Huffington Post

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 battling dementia, with a familiar refrain: ‘Yes, a part of this has to be on football'

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 San Francisco 49ers Star Dwight Clark Has ALS

8 months agoSports : Deadspin

Former 49ers wide receiver Dwight Clark, famous for making The Catch, has been diagnosed with ALS. Read more...

Dwight Clark has been diagnosed with ALS

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

San Francisco 49ers great Dwight Clark says he has ALS, suspects football a cause

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...

49ers Great Dwight Clark Diagnosed with ALS

8 months agoSports : Total Pro Sports

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 […]

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