Arizona State football takes a stand against domestic violence
Character Counts | October 10, 2014 11:09 amArizona State football players have a picture hanging in front of their lockers. These aren't photos of themselves making a play or posing in their uniforms, but a picture of someone who influenced...
Arizona Cardinals donate goalpost to school with vandalized field
Character Counts | October 09, 2014 11:42 amThe Arizona Cardinals may be focused on playing at a professional level, but they can still give some assistance on the high school level too. The Cardinals donated a goalpost to the Barry Goldwater...
Mississippi high school QB fills in for injured opponent
Character Counts | October 08, 2014 9:46 pmWhen the other team loses its only player at a certain position, do you let them forfeit, or do you think of a way to keep the game going? That was a recent conundrum in a Mississippi junior varsity...
Hockey star Ovechkin takes young fan on sushi date
Character Counts | October 08, 2014 10:40 amAlex Ovechkin is one of the NHL's biggest stars. But that doesn't mean he has no time for sushi. As told by
Utah Jazz sign 5-year-old with leukemia
Character Counts | October 06, 2014 9:34 pmThe Utah Jazz have a brand new addition to their team, and he is only five years old! JP Gibson signed a one-day contract with the Jazz just in time to suit up and play in the team's intrasquad scrimmage...
Chicago Bulls PG Derrick Rose donates $1 million to after-school programs
Character Counts | October 03, 2014 4:55 pmOne of the highest-anticipated storylines of the 2014-15 NBA season is the impeding return of superstar Derrick Rose. But before Rose steps back onto an NBA court, he is helping out teens of Chicago...
Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers assists girl in cancer awareness campaign
Character Counts | October 02, 2014 6:30 amGreen Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is one of the biggest stars in the NFL, and he is no stranger to using that fame to bring attention to a few, select people and the causes they champion. One...
Sergio Romo makes an immediate impact on teenage girl battling cancer
Character Counts | September 30, 2014 1:45 pmAs the San Francisco Giants get ready for their wild-card game on Wednesday, many will remember the last time the team was in the playoffs when they swept the Detroit Tigers to win the World Series in...
Devon Still gives outstanding pep talk to daughter facing surgery
Character Counts | September 25, 2014 4:21 pmBy now you have probably heard the story of Devon Still, the Cincinnati Bengals tackle whose 4-year-old daughter was diagnosed with stage 4 pediatric cancer in June. The news understandably shook...
Texas HS receiver inspires with postgame interview
Character Counts | September 22, 2014 3:44 pmLast Friday night's game between East View High and Vandegrift High of Austin, Tex. was quite a barnburner. After trailing by two touchdowns at halftime, East View rallied, took the lead and then successfully...