New Orleans Pelicans' DeMarcus Cousins poses for a portrait during the NBA basketball team's media ...

DeMarcus Cousins receives inaugural community assist award

New Orleans Pelicans center DeMarcus Cousins not only gets it done on the boards and in the paint, but also in the community.
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D-backs’ Iannetta uses winery to help wildfire first responders

Arizona Diamondacks catcher and soon-to-be free agent Chris Iannetta and Vernon Wells decided to use a winery they co-own to help wildfire first responders
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Sam Love, 13, founded his own charity, Samta Love, that helps provide toys to children in need. He ...

‘He only wanted to help’: 13-year-old brings popular charity to Sloan Park

Sam Love has a new goal set for his yearly toy drive. He is hoping to raise $15,000 in donations to help children affected by natural disasters.
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Northwest Christian wrestler organizes Mexico trip to build houses

Northwest Christian High School senior Tanner Webb plays the tuba in the school's marching band and is a varsity wrestler, all at 5-foot-4.
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Richard Sherman helps out a young patient who lost her ‘Shermie’ doll

Seattle Seahawks corner Richard Sherman helps a patient in Tacoma who lost her 'Shermie' doll that helped her through her treatments.
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Vegas Golden Knights replace ads with ‘Vegas Strong’ for first home game

In the Vegas Golden Knights' first-ever home game at T-Mobile Arena, advertisements on the dasher boards will be replaced with "Vegas Strong."
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Luis Gonzalez surprises baseball team with D-backs playoff tickets

D-backs legend Luis Gonzalez helped give the franchise a World Series title in 2001 and now the fan favorite continues to give more to the community.
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Ironwood IB student leads the way in assisting Mexico

For Ironwood High School senior Alexa Spitz, the beginnings of her desire to assist others started when she took a trip to a marquee university.
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D-backs owner Ken Kendrick sends plane to rescue Rey Fuentes’ family

Nervous for Reymond Fuentes' family's well-being, Diamondbacks owner Ken Kendrick sent his private jet to Puerto Rico to bring them to safety.
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Texans’ Deshaun Watson dedicates first paycheck to support Harvey relief

Houston Texans quarterback DeShaun Watson decided to give his first NFL game check to three women affected by Hurricane Harvey.
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Young fan takes cupcake to OSU QB after hit puts him in hospital

During OSU's loss over the weekend, Luton was injured after an awkward hit and transferred to a nearby hospital. That's where Silas steps in.
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D-backs hosting Childhood Cancer Awareness Night on Saturday

The Arizona Diamondbacks will raise awareness for childhood cancer on Saturday with pre- and in-game activities Saturday night
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Suns announce $1 million grant to build, refurbish 50 basketball courts

The Phoenix Suns and owner Robert Sarver announced a $1 million grant that will be used to refurbish and build 50 basketball courts around Arizona.
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Trivium Prep soccer captain makes a difference at home and abroad

Nathaniel Everett might be a bit torn. Luckily, the Trivium Prep junior has some time to determine his career path.
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LaVar Ball, father of Los Angeles Lakers' Lonzo Ball, watches the Lakers play the Los Angeles Clipp...

LaVar Ball lends a helping hand, buys new truck for repairman

LaVar Ball was in the news again, but this time it was for a good reason. After watching his friend of 15 years drive a worn-out truck, Ball stepped in.
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Mercury’s Griner moved by Houston devastation, helps raise money

On Sunday, Brittney Griner and the Phoenix Mercury had an all-day fundraiser to benefit the Hurricane Harvey relief effort.
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Williams Field swimmer goes above and beyond away from the pool

When Emily Thomas isn't swimming, there's a good chance she's giving. The Williams Field High School senior owns school records and several club positions.
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Iowa’s football stadium starts tradition of waving at nearby children’s hospital

A suggestion that Iowa fans begin waving to patients at the children's hospital at the end of the first quarter went viral.
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A "Houston Strong" patch is worn on the jersey of Houston Astros' Carlos Correa before the first ga...

Astros and Mets use day off in Houston to volunteer after Harvey

The Astros were back in Houston for the first time since Hurricane Harvey on Saturday, playing a doubleheader after the teams took Friday off.
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Cincinnati Reds' Joey Votto hits an RBI single off Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta durin...

Reds first baseman Joey Votto gives a fan a memory of a lifetime

Joey Votto not only knows how to make a difference when stepping up to the plate, he can also make an impact of a lifetime away from the baseball diamond.
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It’s no illusion: Celebrity friends say Fitzgerald really is that philanthropic

Celebrities came out for Larry Fitzgerald’s charity event, which featured a magician and benefited children in need.
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Sports figures come together to help Houston in wake of Hurricane Harvey

With the despair in Houston evidently clear, sports figures are putting their best foot forward to help those directly impacted by Hurricane Harvey.
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Proceeds from D-backs’ raffle will be donated to Hurricane Harvey relief

Proceeds from the Diamondbacks' 50/50 raffle during their home series against the Los Angeles Dodgers will go toward Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.
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Houston athletes aid victims, rebuild from Hurricane Harvey damage

Houston Texans' J.J. Watt and Houston Rockets' Clint Capela raised donations and notified the public of emergency situations in Hurricane Harvey.
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