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  • J.J. Watt kindly proves he’s a young fan’s friend

    It seems like you can’t go too long without hearing of a nice thing J.J. Watt did for someone. The Houston Texans star is often in the news for his charity work or just simply good deeds. He appears to be a model citizen, and an NFL player who “gets it.” This Instagram video further […]
  • Tom Izzo pours his heart out talking about Lacey Holsworth

    Lacey Holsworth’s story is well known and worth knowing. Lacey was the young girl who suffered from neuroblastoma and befriended Michigan State star Adreian Payne when the player was visiting her hospital. Just eight-years-old, Lacey spent plenty of time around Payne and the Michigan State basketball team, including following them around during their NCAA Tournament […]
  • Arizona Cardinals LB Lorenzo Alexander a Pro Bowler off the field, too

    Lorenzo Alexander made his mark with the Arizona Cardinals before going down with an injury in Week 3 against the New Orleans Saints. And before joining the Cardinals, he excelled on the field enough to be a Pro Bowl selection in 2012. But it’s the mark he’s made off the field that may be even […]
  • Shadow Mountain’s Reid Maurice named Fulton Homes Character Counts Monthly Winner

    Reid Maurice is a junior on the baseball team at Shadow Mountain High School in Phoenix, and he has been named the April finalist for the Fulton Homes Character Counts award. Maurice, 17, said he trains year-round for baseball, working to continually improve as an athlete. The right fielder spent his past summer with his […]
  • Super Bowl champ to accompany autistic girl to prom

    Running back Christine Michael knows the glory of winning a Super Bowl. The Seattle Seahawks rookie ran for 79 yards on 18 carries during the franchise’s first championship season. Now, he’s doing his best to cheer up a young girl from the Houston area. Eighteen-year-old Taylor Kirkwood, who is autistic will be attending the Anahuac […]
  • Fan catches autographed ball, then makes random child’s day

    If you’ve ever been to a sporting event, you know how often promotional items get thrown into the stands. And who knows, maybe you’ve been lucky enough to catch one of them. Over in Houston at a Rockets game, the team’s mascot “Clutch” tossed a basketball to some fans. Now, this was not a normal […]
  • Nebraska football helps make soldier’s homecoming memorable

    Videos like this one never get old. Sergeant Matthew Salmons returned home from the Middle East, and he enlisted the help of Nebraska football to make the homecoming memorable for his wife Becca. What was set up to be a tour of the football facilities along with a meet and greet with head coach Bo […]
  • Michigan State’s Adreian Payne a star on and off the court

    The Michigan State Spartans are one of 16 teams still with a chance to win the NCAA basketball championship this season. A big reason why has been the play of senior Adreian Payne, who had 41 points in just 24 minutes during the Spartans’ 93-78 win over Delaware. But that performance pales in comparison to […]
  • San Jose Sharks make young man’s dream come true

    Sam Tageson is 18 and loves the San Jose Sharks. Tageson also suffers from hypoplastic left heart syndrome, which is a rare condition in which the left ventricle of the heart is severely underdeveloped. At some point, Tageson will need a heart transplant. Due to the life-threatening nature of Tageson’s condition, he got involved with […]
  • Cristiano Ronaldo steps up big to help sick child

    This is above and beyond. Waaayyyyy above and beyond. Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo was asked by a family donate his cleats for a charity auction to benefit a 10-month-old child who was suffering from a brain disorder. Erik Ortiz Cruz has cortical dysplasia, which is a condition that leads to multiple seizures per day. Making […]

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