Jim Ross announces he’s taking time off from AEW to undergo cancer treatment

Jim Ross announces he’s taking time off from AEW to undergo cancer treatment.

Ever since he announced that he’s been undergoing treatment for skin cancer, Jim Ross has continued to be the lead commentator for All Elite Wrestling.

However, on Thursday night during Thanksgiving, Ross announced that he was taking time off from AEW to undergo radiation treatment for his cancer.

Before coming over to AEW, Ross was a Hall of Fame broadcaster for WWE and previously, WCW. He has the support of the entire wrestling community while he continues to battle cancer.

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Doug Rush is entering his 18th season as a writer. His career dates back to when he was with The Asbury Park Press covering high school football, The Harlem Globetrotters and The Lakewood Blueclaws.

In 2009, he joined Bleacher Report, covering the New York Yankees and New York Giants, amassing over 2 million reader views.

After 2013, he left B/R to join Sports Media 101 to cover the Yankees and Giants. While with Sports Media 101, Rush was named to the Pro Football Writers Association of America. He was there until July of 2016.

In January of 2018, Rush joined USA Today as part of the Giants Wire staff to cover the Giants. He is still currently with them, as he does weekly analysis for them during the season.

In September of 2021, Rush joined Pro Sports Extra, where he will be covering MLB, the NFL, NBA, WWE and AEW.

Doug is from Toms River, New Jersey where he has two children, Carson and Peyton.

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