Leah Still planned to celebrate five years cancer free with a dinner at her favorite steakhouse.
The 10-year-old daughter of former NFL player Devon Still had to settle for a home-cooked...
SWARTHMORE, Pa. (AP) — Cheryl Colleluori had delivered a meal at a Philadelphia children's hospital to a family touched by cancer when she noticed the 6-foot-5 hulking man with a shaved head...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Devon Still describes his daughter as "your typical, soon-to-be 8-year-old." Nothing's typical about Leah Still , who faced long odds against reaching that eighth birthday. Or about her father, a former NFL defensive lineman who retired after last season and has immersed himself in a second career — helping other families deal with childhood cancer.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have released defensive lineman Devon Still and signed cornerback Armagedon Draughn.
Still and his daughter, Leah, made headlines over the past few years while documenting her battle with cancer. He was signed by the Jets earlier this month and said his 7-year-old daughter's cancer has been in remission for two years.
Still, who had a half-sack against the Giants last Saturday, has also played for Houston and Cincinnati.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Devon Still could hardly wait to break the news to his daughter.
The defensive lineman was playing football again after signing a deal with the New York Jets on Friday. And, he knew 7-year-old Leah would be absolutely thrilled.
After all they've been through together, this was cause for celebration.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets signed defensive lineman Devon Still, whose daughter's inspiring battle with cancer and subsequent remission made national headlines.
The Jets also claimed wide receiver Bruce Ellington off waivers from the San Francisco 49ers on Friday and signed defensive lineman Jeremy Faulk.
To make room on the roster, New York waived/injured defensive lineman Brandin Bryant and tight end Brian Parker, and placed defensive back Corey White on injured reserve.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans placed defensive end Devon Still on injured reserve Wednesday because of a foot injury that required surgery.
Still made a comeback this season after spending all of 2015 as a free agent following three seasons with the Bengals. Still appeared in three games for the Texans this season and had three tackles.
HOUSTON (AP) — When Leah Still's cancer entered remission, her attention turned to unfinished business — both for her and her dad.
For Leah, 6, that meant resuming the bicycle-riding lessons she started just before being diagnosed with late-stage neuroblastoma. The first post-remission session took place in Philadelphia, and it was challenging, even with training wheels. But Leah pushed through until she conquered it, just as she conquered the disease that threatened...