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...
Orioles slugger Chris Davis helps lift overturned pickup truck at accident scene
Character Counts | September 16, 2014 4:55 pmAs far as sluggers go, Baltimore Oriole Chris Davis is near the top of the list. Last season, the 6-foot-3, 232-pounder launched 53 home runs for his team, a mark that led the league. This season,...
J.J. Watt, Barbara Bush suit up to sack illiteracy
Character Counts | August 31, 2014 8:47 pmHere's something you don't see every day: A former first lady in her late 80s putting on football gear like she's ready to step out on the field. Barbara Bush, wife of 41st President George H.W. Bush,...
Youth baseball team calls out Paul Goldschmidt, former D-backs for ice bucket challenge
Character Counts | August 27, 2014 12:35 pmA youth baseball team called out Paul Goldschmidt, Brandon Webb and Stephen Randolph with the hopes of getting them to do the ALS ice bucket challenge. The current and former Diamondbacks accepted....