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    A 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 ThankAHero account on YouTube, and the description says the two Colts players participated in the makeover in hopes of inspiring others to honor a veteran on the […]
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  • Spain’s Gerard Pique treats undeserving fan with warmup jacket off back

    Oftentimes, 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 dos Santos, 15, darted onto the field during a World Cup training session, evading security guards and team personnel. Some […]
  • Ohio State football players send inspiring messages to sick child

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