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CMU Coach John Bonamego Completes Radiation Treatment For Cancer

Bonamego announced in June that he had cancer in his left tonsil, but that it was discovered early and was treatable.

97.1 The Ticket–08/21/2015

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CMU Coach, Fighting Cancer, Makes Surprise Appearance

Central Michigan coach Jon Bonamego made a surprise appearance Wednesday at the Mid-American Conference’s media day, showing up a few hours after receiving a chemotherapy treatment.

97.1 The Ticket–07/29/2015

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Central Michigan Football Coach Diagnosed With Cancer

Central Michigan football coach John Bonamego said Thursday that he has cancer and plans to continue working during treatment.

97.1 The Ticket–06/19/2015

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - SEPTEMBER 14: Interim special teams coordinator Joe Marciano of the Minnesota Vikings looks on during the game against the Minnesota Vikings on September 14, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Lions Hire Joe Marciano As Special Teams Coordinator

Marciano had previously worked as special teams coordinator for the Houston Texans from 2002 to 2013.

CBS Detroit–02/17/2015

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Bonamego Says He Plans On Lengthy Tenure At Central Michigan

Like so many schools in the Mid-American Conference, Central Michigan faces a real challenge maintaining continuity in its football program.

97.1 The Ticket–02/10/2015

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 26:  Central Michigan University Chippewas players celebrate after the victory against the Western Kentucky University Hilltoppers in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl at Ford Field on December 26, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. The Chippewas defeated the Hilltoppers 24-21.  (Photo by Mark A. Cunningham/Getty Images)

John Bonamego Says He Plans On Lengthy Tenure At Central Michigan

Bonamego was the special teams coordinator for the Detroit Lions for the past two seasons, and he objected to the idea that there will be an adjustment coaching college athletes instead of pro players.

97.1 The Ticket–02/09/2015

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Central Michigan Hires Detroit Lions Assistant As New Coach

John Bonamego is leaving the NFL and returning to Central Michigan, going back to the school where he was once a player to take over as the Chippewas’ new coach.

97.1 The Ticket–02/09/2015

METAIRE, LA - CIRCA 2011: In this handout image provided by the NFL,  John Bonamego of the New Orleans Saints poses for his NFL headshot circa 2011 in Metairie, Louisiana. (Photo by NFL via Getty Images)

Report: Lions Special Teams Coordinator John Bonamego Will Be New Coach Of Central Michigan

It looks like the Detroit Lions will lose a coordinator this offseason after all.

CBS Detroit–02/06/2015

Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions runs for a third quarter touchdown . (FILE Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Lions Looking For ‘Character Factor,’ Players Who Finish Games Well

Sheldon White, the vice president of pro personnel for the Detroit Lions, has an easier job now than he did a few years ago.

CBS Detroit–04/15/2014