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LeDoux diagnosed with ALS

Updated: January 27, 2009, 6:22 PM ET
Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS -- Scott LeDoux once went blow for blow and toe to toe with several heavyweight greats during a resilient, if unspectacular, career in the ring in the late 1970s and early '80s.

Last summer, this 6-foot-2, now-250-pound former boxer realized he could no longer button his shirt.

"I thought it was arthritis in my shoulder," LeDoux said.

If only it were that simple.

The 60-year-old LeDoux was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease, he confirmed this week. Amyotrophic ...

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