Curt Schilling


Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling underwent successful surgery as part of his cancer treatment, according tweets from his children on Tuesday.


Former Red Sox star Curt Schilling, currently an ESPN baseball analyst, announced Wednesday that he has cancer.


By now, surely, you've heard it from any number of those with a Baseball Hall of Fame ballot: "Voting isn't fun anymore."


Curt Schilling suffered a heart attack in 2011 and believes it was at least partly caused by the pressures of his failing 38 Studios enterprise, the ex-Red Sox pitcher told the Boston Globe.


At first blush, news that a really old baseball card fetched $92,000 at auction the other day seemed like a lock for this week's sign-of-the-apocalypse in sports.