Little League coach delivers moving message after heartbreaking loss
Character Counts | August 19, 2014 12:05 pmIf you have a young son who plays baseball, you want him to play for a coach like this. On Monday night, Cumberland, Rhode Island was eliminated from the 2014 Little League World Series in a heartbreaking...
Phoenix Suns, APS team up to provide mini-grants to K-12 teachers
Character Counts | August 12, 2014 8:08 pmArizona Public Service Co. and the Phoenix Suns are teaming up again to help schools all around the state. Together, they're offering a total of $50,000 dollars in mini-grants for projects that promote...
Paul Bissonnette does Ice Bucket Challenge, wins the internet
Character Counts | August 12, 2014 9:44 amPaul Bissonnette not only accepted Keith Yandle's challenge to help raise awareness for ALS -- he destroyed...
Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians accepts Ice Bucket Challenge
Arizona Sports | August 11, 2014 8:28 pmIn an effort to raise awareness for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis -- ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease -- the "ice bucket challenge" was recently issued by former Boston College baseball player Pete Frates. As...
Coyotes' Vermette, Yandle do 'Ice Bucket Challenge' to raise ALS awareness
Arizona Sports | August 07, 2014 10:49 pmHockey players are used to playing in frigid conditions, but the following has got to cold, even for them. Several Arizona Coyotes players have started doing the "Ice Bucket Challenge," which...
Sun Devils football players brighten day of Phoenix Children's Hospital patients
Character Counts | August 05, 2014 2:37 pmA group of Arizona State football players recently headed over to Phoenix Children's Hospital, volunteering to spend time with the young patients. ASU Athletics released a video Tuesday featuring quarterback...
New York Jets' Oday Aboushi went on surgical mission to help 185 people smile
Associated Press | August 04, 2014 10:48 amCORTLAND, N.Y. -- There are 185 new smiles in Sudan these days, and Oday Aboushi helped create them all. Aboushi, an offensive lineman for the New York Jets, was part of a five-day surgical mission...
Armless man Tom Willis throws ceremonial first pitch in Kansas City
Character Counts | August 01, 2014 11:43 amTom Willis isn't letting being born without arms stop him from accomplishing a rare feat -- throwing the ceremonial first pitch in all 30 MLB stadiums. To date, he has thrown the first pitch in 22...
Charles Barkley offers to pay for children's funerals
Character Counts | July 30, 2014 10:49 amCharles Barkley is many things to many people. A Hall of Fame basketball player. A basketball analyst. An outspoken critic of pretty much anything. He's also a good guy. As reported
J.J. Watt Foundation hosting special tailgate to benefit middle-aged children
Arizona Sports | July 25, 2014 7:49 pmThe Wisconsin Badgers kick off their 2014 season with a Advocare Texas matchup against the LSU Tigers on Saturday, Aug. 30. But that might not even be the biggest event of the night. Houston Texans...