Former Baltimore Raven O.J. Brigance Reflects As He Celebrates His 50th Birthday Despite ALS DiagnosisTwelve years ago, the prospect of hitting 50 was but a dream after Brigance was diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gherig's Disease.
Man Who Inspired Ice Bucket Challenge Could Leave HospitalThe man who inspired the ice bucket challenge to raise millions of dollars for Lou Gehrig's disease research could be released from the hospital this week, his family said.
Ron Matz, Charlestowne Retirement Community Accept ALS Ice Bucket ChallengeIf you haven't been under an ice bucket lately, you've probably been under a rock. The Ice Bucket Challenge has social media on fire, raising millions for the ALS Association.
WJZ’s Linh Bui & Marty Bass Take On The ALS Ice Bucket ChallengeThe videos are all over the internet: people dumping buckets of ice water over their heads. It's all for a good cause. The ALS "Ice Bucket Challenge."
'Ice Bucket Challenge' Hopes To Raise Awareness Of ALSFrom social media to millions: the viral videos of people dumping ice cold water over their heads has translated into big money for non-profits.
ALS 'Ice Bucket Challenge' Catching Fire On Social MediaIt's called the Ice Bucket Challenge, and it's gone viral on social media. The social media phenomenon is fun to watch, but it's also has a serious side.
O.J. Brigance Shares His Inspiring Story With Vic CarterFormer Ravens linebacker O.J. Brigance is the heart of the Ravens, a powerful voice on and off the field. Every day he deals with a disease that saps his strength, but you'll never hear him complain.
Local Man Whose Father Died Of ALS Hosts High-Flying Fundraiser A local man is hosting a high-flying party to raise money for the Brigance Brigade Foundation, formed by former Ravens star O.J. Brigance, who is battling ALS.
O.J. Brigance Puts On Benefit Concert For ALS PatientsThe fight against ALS brings hundreds of people to the Baltimore Sound Stage, and it was all thanks to former Ravens player O.J. Brigance.
Carlyle Group Funds Fight Of Lou Gehrig's DiseaseBloomberg LP CEO Daniel Doctoroff is joining with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and David Rubenstein of Washington-based private equity firm The Carlyle Group to fund a $25 million initiative for treatment of Lou Gehrig's disease.
'Brigance Brigade' Works To Raise Money For ALSHe's the man the Ravens draw their inspiration from, a portrait of courage and determination. OJ Brigance was part of the Ravens' Super Bowl team in 2001.
O.J. Brigance Remains Inspiration To RavensO.J. Brigance is going back to the Super Bowl with the Baltimore Ravens, a model of toughness and perseverance.
O.J. Brigance Shares His Life Lessons With Baltimore City School KidsBullying and being called names are often a part of life for middle school children. But Thursday, one man -- who's well-known in Baltimore -- shared a tough life lesson.
Baltimore Writer Living 'The Good Short Life' With Lou Gehrig's DiseaseEvery other Monday morning you'll find Dudley Clendinen at WYPR radio. Ever since he was diagnosed with “Lou,” as he calls it, he's been sharing conversations about living and dying with the disease.
Runners Will Lace Up To Raise Money For ALS There's no treatment or cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig's disease. But Saturday morning, hundreds of people will lace up their running shoes in Baltimore to raise money for research for the disease.