Thursday, February 6, 2014

Curt Schilling Reveals Cancer Diagnosis

Red Sox legend Curt Schilling revealed yesterday that he has been diagnosed with cancer. The 47-year old Schilling did not disclose the type of cancer he will be battling, but did release the following statement, "I’ve always believed life is about embracing the gifts and rising up to meet the challenges. We’ve been presented with another challenge, as I’ve recently been diagnosed with cancer. Shonda and I want to send a sincere thank you and our appreciation to those who have called and sent prayers, and we ask that if you are so inclined, to keep the Schilling family in your prayers." Schilling had been scheduled to be part of the broadcast team on ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball. The network released the following statement: "Our thoughts are with Curt and his family during this challenging time. His ESPN teammates wish him continued strength in his cancer fight and we look forward to welcoming him back to our baseball coverage whenever he’s ready." Curt's daughter Gabby, TWEETED out the following, "So i guess the word is out, if everyone could just keep my dad and family in their prayers it would mean a lot!" The entire Nation sends out its best wishes to Curt for a speedy recovery.