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  • Yankees second baseman surprises young cancer survivor

    New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano is off to another impressive start (.291 batting average, 13 home runs and 34 RBI) in 2013 and has led the depleted Bronx Bombers to a surprising rise atop the AL East standings. But the four-time All-Star’s greatest impact so far this season might have been made on […]
  • Kids get to shoot hoops with Spider-Man

    OK, we know Spider-Man is not real.* But still, it sure would be cool to shoot some hoops with the guy, and a couple of New York kids got that chance. Taking a break from filming The Amazing Spider-Man 2, lead actor Andrew Garfield decided to head to a park and play some ball. And […]
  • Kevin Durant steps up for Oklahoma disaster relief

    A disastrous tornado ripped through Oklahoma Tuesday, killing dozens, injuring hundreds more and destroying homes and other buildings. It didn’t take long for one of the most prominent adopted Oklahomans to step up and help the relief efforts. Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder has reached into his pocket and given a substantial amount […]
  • Robinson Cano makes a difference in young boy’s life

    Nick D’Annibale is 13 years old and was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia two years ago. But he’s on the comeback trail, but still has up to two years of treatment in his future. Recently at the MLB Fan Cave, D’Annibale was taking some hacks at pitches in the street, when he was surprised by […]
  • Padres third baseman starts initiative to honor local heroes

    Padres third baseman Chase Headley is off to another great start in 2013, but his greatest impact this season might be felt off the field in the San Diego community. According to MLB.com, the 2012 Silver Slugger winner visited patients Friday at the Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders unit inside Rady Children’s Hospital. […]
  • J.J. Watt surprises young leukemia patient

    J.J. Watt of the Houston Texans made quite an impression on the football field in 2012. The second-year pro finished with 20.5 sacks, 23 tackles for loss and 16 passes defended — numbers good enough to earn him the AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award. Watt is also making a huge impression off […]
  • Tampa Bay Rays give daughter, father moment of a lifetime

    These types of scenes never get old. Prior to Thursday’s game between the Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays, nine-year-old Alayna Adams was given the opportunity to throw out the first pitch. But before she stepped to the mound at Tropicana Field in Florida, she watched a big screen video from her father, Lt. […]
  • Sergeant reunites with his family at Chase Field

    After the second inning of Friday’s game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Philadelphia Phillies, three spectators in the stands were greeted by a special visitor: their father. Staff Sergeant Jeremy Colson returned to the Valley earlier this week following an eight-month deployment overseas, and with a little help from the D-backs, he had the opportunity […]
  • Phoenix FC teams up with ASU Power Soccer

    If you are unfamiliar with the Phoenix FC Wolves, know they are the Valley’s new United Soccer League team. Their season is currently in progress, and they are 2-3-2 on the year. But they scored a big victory over the weekend that will not show up in the standings. The Wolves accepted an invitation to […]
  • Colts owner lends a hand to local restaurant

    On Thursday, a popular Colts-themed restaurant, Blue Crews Sports, run by Indianapolis contractor Randy Collins, was closed due to a $75,000 debt. But never one to shy away from a philanthropic endeavor, when Colts owner Jim Irsay got wind of the establishment’s financial situation, he did all he could to lend a hand to Collins […]

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