Athletes Who Advocate For Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and all throughout sports, there are efforts to advocate for early detection and education. Several athletes have lost love ones to breast cancers and have become powerful allies in the fight against the disease. These sports stars make great speakers at a variety of breast cancer events, women’s health seminars and cancer fundraisers. They share their stories and use their platforms to help others cope or get tested. 

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Chris Spielman was everything a coach wanted in a linebacker: broad shoulders, huge arms, and a wild demeanor. Those are the type of traits that led Spielman to be named the high-school scholar-athlet...

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Cristie Kerr is a professional golfer who is most commonly known for competing on the LPGA Tour, her most current tour. Kerr was born in Miami, Florida in 1977 and took up golf at the young age of eig...

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Jordan Hill joined the New York Knicks in 2009 as a first round pick out of the University of Arizona. During his career at Arizona he was a three-year starter for the Wildcats and finished fifth all-...

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Marcellus Wiley is a current media personality who spent ten seasons in the NFL.  Wiley was a Pro Bowl and All-Pro pick with the San Diego Chargers in 2001.  The defensive end recorded 13 sacks that s...

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Martina Navratilova was widely considered the most successful tennis players of the Open Era, playing professionally from 1975 to 2006. A Czechoslovakian native, Navratilova became a U.S. citizen in 1...

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Matt Barnes was a professional small forward in the NBA. Barnes was born on March 9, 1980 to a Caucasian mother and an African American father. In high school, Barnes was a two-sport athlete where he...

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Tiki Barber joined the New York Giants in 1997 as a 2nd round pick out of the University of Virginia and never looked back. For the next 10 seasons he became a Giants legend, earning three Pro-Bowl ap...