Aeneas Williams tries to help rebuild Ferguson
Character Counts | November 25, 2014 8:00 pmTo say things haven't been easy in Ferguson, MO the last couple of days would be an understatement. And no matter what you think of the legal matters, one thing everyone can agree on is the damage...
Arizona Cardinals star Calais Campbell helps feed families for Thanksgiving
Character Counts | November 25, 2014 4:57 pmCalais Campbell is a good guy. The Arizona Cardinals' defensive end was recognized as the team's
Houston Texans' J.J. Watt buys pizza for local police and fire departments
Character Counts | November 25, 2014 1:36 pmHouston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is earning the headlines for his play this season, scoring touchdowns on both sides of the ball and playing like a front-runner for NFL Defensive Player of the Year. But...
Buffalo Bills star helps snowed-in neighbors
Character Counts | November 21, 2014 10:49 amYou're probably aware of the snowstorm that has overtaken much of the country. Things are so bad in Buffalo, N.Y., that the Bills' home game against the New York Jets has been rescheduled and relocated....
Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch drives to man's house to return wallet
Character Counts | November 19, 2014 3:11 pmIt's always cool when a Good Samaritan returns a lost wallet to its owner. It's even cooler when that Good Samaritan turns out to be an NFL star. A Washington man who dropped his wallet when...
Top Chicago Cubs prospect goes above and beyond for a fan
Character Counts | November 06, 2014 7:30 pmHere's hoping Kris Bryant is always this humble and down to earth. Bryant, one of the top prospects in the Chicago Cubs farm system, hooked a fan up with a game-used bat. While on the surface that...
Character Counts: Terminally ill teenager's college basketball dream comes true
Character Counts | November 03, 2014 6:33 pmAll Lauren Hill wanted to do was play college basketball. It is a dream of many, but to Lauren, it was her dying wish. The 19-year-old from Lawrenceburg, Indiana loves basketball. Lauren played...
Pittsburgh Penguins anthem singer leads a rendition of 'O, Canada' after Ottawa shootings
Character Counts | October 22, 2014 6:05 pmTragedy struck Tuesday when a Canadian soldier was killed after a gunman opened fire in and around Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario. As a result, the National Hockey League postponed the game between...
8-year-old scores 'game-winning' touchdown for high school football team
Character Counts | October 18, 2014 12:10 pmThe game may have been over, but there was still a final play to run. Rhinelander High School's freshman football team already lost its game against rival Mosinee, but what they did after the game...
Ellen DeGeneres helps the Bengals' Devon Still and his daughter fight cancer
Character Counts | October 17, 2014 8:17 pmMost NFL fans know the story of Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still and his 4-year-old daughter, Leah, who is battling stage 4 neuroblastoma. Their situation became famous following Still's...