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  • Kansas State football coach shows great class toward opposing player

    Bill Snyder is not Jace Amaro’s head coach. Snyder runs the Kansas State football program, whereas Amaro is a tight end for Texas Tech. In fact, when they faced off Nov. 9, Amaro tallied 67 yards on nine receptions against Snyder’s team. Kansas State won the game by a score of 49-26, but Amaro left […]
  • Marlins give star rookie best surprise of his career

    I bet a sentimental moment involving embattled Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria wasn’t something you expected to see today. But that’s exactly what you get in this video of Marlins star rookie pitcher Jose Fernandez being reunited with his grandmother, who he hadn’t seen since defecting from Cuba more than five years ago. The Marlins […]
  • Middle school football team creates play to make a kid’s day

    Keith Orr is a special needs student at Olivet Middle School in Michigan who has grown very important to the members of the Olivet Eagles football team. The team wanted to show how important Orr was to them, so they designed a play — without the coaching staff’s knowledge — to let Keith feel the […]
  • Boston Red Sox bring World Series trophy to marathon finish line

    As the Boston Red Sox celebrated their recent World Series win over the St. Louis Cardinals, the team brought its newly issued Commissioner’s Trophy to the finish line of the Boston Marathon, the site of a terrorist attack earlier this year. It was a touching moment of solidarity Saturday with the city that saw three […]
  • 4-foot-9 running back Jayson Carter gets first NCAA carry

    With his team holding a huge lead over UTEP on Saturday, a small running back for Rice University got a chance to fulfill a dream. Jayson Carter, a 4-foot-9, 135-pound walk-on, got a handoff for his first Division I carry with about six minutes left in the game. He gained one yard off right tackle. […]
  • High school teams show great sportsmanship

    Sometimes you find a video that just makes you smile and, perhaps, shed a tear or two. This is one such video. Little Chute is a high school in Wisconsin and their football team’s water boy, Noah Van Vooren, is a senior with Down Syndrome. With the team up 60 in its final home game, […]
  • Northwestern basketball player’s hard work is rewarded

    It’s never bad to see hard work and perseverance pay off. James Montgomery III, who is a senior at Northwestern University, has been a walk-on with the school’s basketball team the last two seasons. He’s played a total of 124 minutes for the school, scoring just 17 points while grabbing 14 rebounds and dishing out […]
  • Ohio State Buckeyes hug grieving broadcaster

    There is no way any single act will be able to make up for the loss suffered by TV sportscaster Dom Tiberi, but what the Ohio State football team did Saturday likely had an unimaginable impact on his life. Tiberi, who has been with WBNS since 1981, lost his 21-year-old daughter in an automobile accident […]
  • Taking a stand: High school coach suspends entire football team in lesson about character

    This story is courtesy of Deseret News. The original version can be found on on Roosevelt, Utah — Matt Labrum believes football helps create great men. And it is that belief and his passion for the game that led the Union High School head football coach and his staff to suspend all 80 players […]
  • South Dakota State to honor Jack Hoffman

    One of the best sport moments of the last year came when the Nebraska football team let 7-year-old Jack Hoffman, who’s battling brain cancer, run for a 69-yard touchdown during their Spring Game. According to Stu Whitney, the sports editor of the Argus Leader in Sioux Falls, Hoffman’s parents are graduates of South Dakota State. […]

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