Devard Darling on My Fox Houston

Devard will be discussing the Darling Dash Family Fun 5K & 1K, and his late twin brother, Devaughn Darling’s legacy for the link between hydration and athletes that carry the sickle cell trait

Devard Darling Featured in Fort Bend Journal

Devard Darling and the As One Foundation were featured in the October 2010 edition of the Fort Bend Business Journal

Operation Hydration accepted by Pepsi Refresh Project

Devard Darling and the As One Foundation’s project, Operation Hydration, has been accepted by the Pepsi Refresh campaign for the month of October, 2010. During the month, Operation Hydration will be part of the public voting to receive $250,000 in grant month.

NCAA Now Requires Genetic Screening

In a CNN news post by Madison Park, August 4, 2010, the NCAA has now put into effect a controversial ruling requiring screening of all athletes for the genetic sickle cell trait. Devard Darling is quoted in the article discussing the death of his twin brother, Devaughn Darling.

Lesson Learned at Highest Price

By MARCIA C. SMITH The Orange County Register Tuesday, July 3, 2007 ANAHEIM – Devard Darling buttoned his jacket, tightened his necktie and tried to hold in his sorrow. But this peak-conditioned, broad-shouldered Baltimore Ravens receiver struggled. At last week’s National Athletic Trainers’ Association conference at the Anaheim Convention Center, he spoke of the 2001 […]

Athletic Trainers Discuss Sickle Cell Trait

By Gary Mihoces, USA TODAY June 28, 2007 Devard Darling has the blood condition called sickle cell trait. So did his twin brother, Devaughn, who died during a 2001 offseason team workout while both were football freshmen at Florida State. (Read Entire Article)

Athletic Trainers Step Up Efforts to Combat Sickle Cell Trait

By Martin Henderson, LA Times Staff Writer June 28, 2007 The National Athletic Trainers Assn., with more than 6,000 in attendance in Anaheim this week, on Wednesday took a first step toward making the athletic field safer for black athletes, as well as others who carry the potentially lethal sickle cell trait. (Read Entire Article)

Trainers Warn of Risks to Athletes with Sickle Cell Trait

BYLINE: By ALAN SCHER ZAGIER, Associated Press Writer The Associated Press State & Local Wire June 27, 2007 Wednesday 6:03 PM GMT SECTION: STATE AND REGIONAL LENGTH: 775 words DATELINE: COLUMBIA Mo. The growing number of exercise-induced deaths among athletes with sickle cell trait can be curtailed with proper treatment and greater awareness among team […]