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    The Utah Utes did not finish the Pac-12 Tournament the way they had hoped, but there was no lack of effort from Larry Krystowiak’s squad. Motivation, you see, wasn’t an issue, and not just because the players were fighting for an NCAA Tournament bid. Prior to Wednesday’s first-round matchup with Washington, the Utes got a […]
  • High school wrestler shows amazing class in defeat

    Many of us have experienced working hard for a goal, ultimately to fall short. For Malik Stewart, a high school wrestler from Blaine, Minnesota, that goal was to win the state championship in the 120-pound class. It didn’t happen. Stewart was pinned by opponent Mitchell McKee of Michael Albertville High early in the match, giving […]
  • Globetrotters invite teen with Down syndrome to squad

    Kevin Grow was an internet sensation. Now, he’s a Harlem Globetrotter. Grow, 18, is a senior at Bensalem High School in Pennsylvania with Down syndrome who managed the schools boys’ basketball team for all four years of his high school career. Video of him knocking down four 3-pointers in the final two minutes of a […]
  • Cardinals’ Ryan Lindley visits former elementary school as ‘principal’

    Arizona Cardinals quarterback Ryan Lindley returned to school on Tuesday — elementary that is. The Alpine Elementary School graduate visited his former stomping grounds, taking on the role of “Principal for a Day.” Hundreds of students in grades 1-5 mobbed the 6-foot-4 quarterback, who did not take any regular season snaps last year. Lindley, being […]
  • Jonathan Toews, Blackhawks grant a wish for four-year-old

    This is really, really cool. The Chicago Blackhawks and Pittsburgh Penguins were preparing for an outdoor game at Soldier Field on Friday — the night before the game — when Chicago captain Jonathan Toews brought a special guest onto the ice. That skater? None other than a cancer-stricken four year old named Nicholas Skretkowski, wearing […]
  • Liberty High School’s Logan Johnston named Fulton Homes Character Counts Monthly Winner

    Logan Johnston has always been a gifted athlete, experiencing success in every sport she’s played. However, that’s not the only way she excels. The Liberty High School junior used time spent on the sideline due to a shoulder injury to impact the lives of others, becoming a coach for Unified Sports. Through the Special Olympics, […]
  • Arizona Diamondbacks players partake in Ahwatukee Little League game

    The Arizona Diamondbacks hosted Little League teams from Ahwatukee, Ariz., Saturday at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick in Scottsdale. Diamondbacks players Didi Gregorius, Cody Ross, A.J. Pollock and Brad Ziegler participated in the exhibition and gave the kids new uniforms as part of the D-backs Give Back Jersey Program. The team’s mascot, Baxter, even […]
  • Seattle Seahawks’ Richard Sherman makes some young kids smile

    Warning: You may be forced to change your opinion of Richard Sherman after reading this and watching the video below. Recently, 10-year-old Nikolas wrote a story that said the Seahawks’ Pro Bowl cornerback reminded him of the movie Wreck It Ralph — namely the part where video game villain Zangief said “And I say, Zangief […]
  • Philadelphia 76ers make a very special signing

    The Philadelphia 76ers made a big-time signing over the weekend. The team signed Kevin Grow, a high school senior with Down syndrome, to a two-day contract. Grow scored 14 points and nailed a pair of three-pointers over the final two games of the varsity season for Bensalem High School after the team’s coaches put the […]
  • Pacers’ Roy Hibbert brightens the day of third grade class in Indianapolis

    Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert played in his second All-Star Game on Sunday, but he is no stranger to making an impact off the court as well. He recently visited a third grade class at the Paramount School of Excellence in Indianapolis, as shown in a video posted to YouTube by the NBA. Lots of […]

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