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Campbell Continues to Battle

Updated: Saturday, August 3 2013, 10:47 PM CDT

Earl Campbell continues to battle. The 57-year old Campbell currently has two main health fights on his agenda – his own, and his son’s.

Affectionately known as “The Tyler Rose”, Campbell recently found out he has nerve issues, but that wasn’t the original thought.

He is working with a neurologist in the Austin area.  The doctor saw some issues, but didn’t tell Campbell exactly what those issues were.  Her concerns led her to send Campbell to Houston for more tests.

“I’m so happy … I have to walk in all these rooms and tell people ‘You do have it, you don’t have it,” the Houston neurologist said to Campbell.

“Have what?” answered Campbell, obviously all-at-once wondering why the tests were run.

“You don’t have ALS,” the doctor explained.

A relieved Campbell is now beginning treatment for the nerve damage that he knows is in part due to his football playing days.

He’s continuing to battle another fight though – the battle his son is experiencing with Multiple Sclerosis.  Tyler was diagnosed in 2007.

Campbell and his son presented a check to the MS Society’s Scholarship Program for $60,000.
Campbell Continues to Battle


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Scores & Schedules

December 18, 2014 08:09 GMT

NBA

Wednesday's Games

Phoenix 111, Charlotte 106

Atlanta 127, Cleveland 98

Utah 105, Miami 87

Dallas 117, Detroit 106

Boston 109, Orlando 92

Toronto 105, Brooklyn 89

Memphis 117, San Antonio 116,3OT

Portland 104, Milwaukee 97

L.A. Clippers 102, Indiana 100

Houston 115, Denver 111, OT

Thursday's Games

New York at Chicago, 8 p.m.

New Orleans at Houston, 8:30 p.m.

Milwaukee at Sacramento, 10 p.m.

Oklahoma City at Golden State, 10:30 p.m.

NHL

Wednesday's Games

Ottawa 2, New Jersey 0

Boston 3, Minnesota 2, OT

Dallas 2, Vancouver 0

Thursday's Games

Florida at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Colorado at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.

Toronto at Carolina, 7 p.m.

Washington at Columbus, 7 p.m.

Anaheim at Montreal, 7:30 p.m.

St. Louis at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.

Edmonton at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.

NFL

Thursday, Dec. 18

Tennessee at Jacksonville, 8:25 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 20

Philadelphia at Washington, 4:30 p.m.

San Diego at San Francisco, 8:25 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 21

Baltimore at Houston, 1 p.m.

Detroit at Chicago, 1 p.m.

Atlanta at New Orleans, 1 p.m.

Minnesota at Miami, 1 p.m.

Cleveland at Carolina, 1 p.m.

Green Bay at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m.

Kansas City at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m.

New England at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m.

N.Y. Giants at St. Louis, 4:05 p.m.

Buffalo at Oakland, 4:25 p.m.

Indianapolis at Dallas, 4:25 p.m.

Seattle at Arizona, 8:30 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 22

Denver at Cincinnati, 8:30 p.m.

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