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Syracuse punter Nolan Cooney overcame cancer at 16, leads ACC in yards

Syracuse punter Nolan Cooney overcame cancer at 16, leads ACC in yards

The Daily Orange is a nonprofit newsroom that receives no funding from Syracuse University. Consider donating today to support our mission. Nolan Cooney was back to playing sports three days after receiving his last chemotherapy treatment. It was his plan all along. The then-high school junior knew the state semifinal basketball game would be on March 7, and he set a goal...

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