CU athlete Kyle MacIntosh fights for life, teammates rally for support

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DENVER -- University of Colorado sprinter and hurdler Kyle MacIntosh is fighting for his life. MacIntosh was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma in December 2013 and the day after Christmas in 2014, he suffered a brain aneurism.

He is currently receiving care at Children’s Hospital in Aurora.  Kami Carmann explains how his teammates are playing a critical role in his recovery.

T-shirts to support MacIntosh are now available at The cost is $10 and proceeds will go directly to the MacIntosh family to help offset medical costs.

Donations for MacIntosh will be accepted at two upcoming men’s basketball games as well. Student-athletes will be set up at a table at the Coors Events Center during the game against Washington State on Saturday, Jan. 24, at 6 p.m. Fans who give a minimum donation of $10 will receive the t-shirt for free.  Fans can also go online to make a donation to the MacIntosh family.

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