Indianapolis Colts players lead make over for home of Army veteran
Character Counts | July 04, 2014 11:44 amA new video features Indianapolis Colts players Pat McAfee and Coby Fleener leading a team that makes over an Army veteran's house. The video was posted to the
Jabari Parker, Joel Embiid bond during hospital visit over Gatorade and Oreos
Character Counts | June 29, 2014 1:27 pmWhile it's every basketball player's dream to be the No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft, two of this year's most highly-touted prospects engaged in a rather heartfelt moment days before Thursday's annual selection. Forced...
Former MSU forward Adreian Payne honors friend Lacey Holsworth with draft night jacket
Character Counts | June 26, 2014 9:28 pmFormer Michigan State forward Adreian Payne's touching friendship with eight-year-old Lacey Holsworth was well-documented throughout the 2013-14 college basketball season. Often appearing like brother...
NBA selects Baylor center Isaiah Austin in draft
Character Counts | June 26, 2014 7:14 pmNEW YORK (AP) -- Between the 15th and 16th picks in Thursday night's draft came a very special selection by the NBA. Commissioner Adam Silver announced at that point that the NBA would let Isaiah Austin...
Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez gets in on Chillin4Charity
Character Counts | June 26, 2014 1:04 pmArizona women's basketball coach Niya Butts did it first. Now football coach Rich Rodriguez...
Arizona women's basketball coach spearheads huge social media campaign for charity
Character Counts | June 25, 2014 8:24 pmNiya Butts, the women's basketball coach at Arizona, saw things get way out of hand. In cooperation with the Wildcats, the coach saw a charity-pointed hashtag go...
One-time WNBA MVP Tina Charles donates half of salary
Associated Press | June 17, 2014 3:27 pmNEW YORK -- Liberty center Tina Charles is donating half of her WNBA salary to a charity she started to honor an aunt who died of multiple organ failure last year. Charles has already raised $48,000...
Spain's Gerard Pique treats undeserving fan with warmup jacket off back
Character Counts | June 11, 2014 9:14 pmOftentimes, people who run onto fields of play are spited by players. They are tackled, chased, booed and glared at. That wasn't the case at the Team Spain practice facility in Brazil this week. Venicius...
Ohio State football players send inspiring messages to sick child
Character Counts | June 03, 2014 10:47 amThe Ohio State Buckeyes found a way to make life better for a 4-year-old who is battling leukemia. Joshua Chambers is a big fan of the team, and his story found its way to junior linebacker Joshua...
Robert Griffin III helps high school student ask classmate with cerebral palsy to prom
Character Counts | May 31, 2014 10:23 amRobert Griffin III has emerged as a fan favorite through his two-plus seasons in the NFL, and for good reason. The uber athletic quarterback out of Baylor has flashed a likeable personality and overcome...