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  • Larry Fitzgerald assists in a big way off the field

    Everybody knows of Arizona Cardinals wide recevier Larry Fitzgerald’s talents on the football field. Fitzgerald owns just about every receiving record in franchise history and is the youngest player in NFL history to reach the 700-catch mark During the Cardinals’ run to the Super Bowl in 2008, Fitzgerald scored seven touchdowns to go along with […]
  • Michigan coach Hoke hooks cancer-beating Ohio State fan up with tickets

    You may remember the story of Grant Reed, the 12-year-old who named his brain tumor “Michigan” so that, when he beat it, could say he “beat Michigan.” It was a fun — and heartwarming — story. And it gets even better. Michigan head football coach Brady Hoke caught wind of it all, and according to […]
  • Larry Fitzgerald donates helmets to Minneapolis youth

    Larry Fitzgerald may play professional football in Arizona, but he got his start playing the game in the fields of Minneapolis. The Minnesota native recently donated 1,000 brand new Riddell helmets to the Minneapolis Parks and Recreational Board’s youth football program. Monday, Fitzgerald was in the Twin Cities to share his gift with the youth […]
  • Chicago Blackhawks thank city of Boston

    The Chicago Blackhawks just got done defeating the Boston Bruins in what was one of the best Stanley Cup Finals in recent memory. The series was hotly contested all the way to the very end, which saw the Chicago score two goals within a span of 17 seconds during the final minutes of Game 6. […]
  • Arizona Diamondbacks make special selection in 34th round of MLB Draft

    While Major League Baseball’s First-Year Player Draft is all about organizations bolstering their farm systems with the most-talented high school and college prospects the country has to offer, with up to 40 rounds of selections, sometimes a team can afford to make a pick for a far different reason. And as the Arizona Diamondbacks illustrated […]
  • Cardinals sing Taylor Swift with PCH patient

    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 […]

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