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  • 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 […]
  • Home run for life brings a smile to all

    The Los Angeles Dodgers deserve a round of applause for this. And Cash Davis deserves a standing ovation. Davis, just five years old, recently survived a first-of-its-kind surgery at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. It saved his life. So, before a recent spring training game between the Dodgers and San Diego Padres, Davis got to round the […]
  • Utah Utes got some inspiration from a great source

    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 […]

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