Cancer claims 4-time Iditarod champion Lance Mackey

Anchorage, Alaska — Lance Mackey, one of mushing’s most colorful and accomplished champions, also suffered from health and drug issues and has passed away. The four-time Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race champion died of cancer Wednesday, his father and kennel announced on Facebook. He is 52 years old. Officials at the world’s most famous sled … Read more