Tim Shaw reveals ALS diagnosis

Updated: August 20, 2014, 12:08 PM ET
By Paul Kuharsky | ESPN.com

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Former Tennessee Titans linebacker and special teamer Tim Shaw revealed Tuesday in a video on the team's website that he has ALS.

"A year ago, I was playing NFL football," Shaw, 30, said in the short video. "I've recently been diagnosed with ALS. I'm here today to stand up and fight with all of you against this disease."

Shaw then poured a bucket of ice water on himself as part of the Ice Bucket Challenge, the social media phenomenon that is drawing awareness ...

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