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    Bethany had her appendix removed at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. At the beginning of summer break, that can only be considered a bummer. But if you’re going to be stuck in a hospital for a while, what better way to pass the time than by singing Taylor Swift karaoke with a group of Arizona Cardinals rookies. […]
  • Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops blends in during trip to Moore

    Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops is among the most well-recognized people in the entire state. However over the weekend, the two-time Walter Camp Coach of the Year paid a visit to the tornado-ravaged city of Moore and managed to blend in amongst the other dedicated volunteers for the first 30 minutes of the trip. But […]
  • Matt Kemp continues to be awesome off the field

    You may be familiar with the story of Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp stopping to give a cancer-stricken Joshua Jones his hat, jersey and cleats after a loss to the San Francisco Giants — in San Francisco. That was awesome, but now Kemp has done one better. He arranged to have Jones and his […]
  • Kevin Durant pays a visit to Moore following tornado

    While Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant is not a native of Oklahoma, the state has more or less accepted him as its adopted son over the last five years. On the court, Durant’s made four All-Star Games, won three scoring titles and led the Thunder franchise to its first NBA Finals appearance since leaving […]
  • 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, 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 […]

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