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Ravens’ Torrey Smith has inspirational performance hours after brothers’ death

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Tevin Chris Jones, brother of Baltimore Ravens’ receiver Torrey Smith, died in a motorcycle accident late Saturday Night. Torrey Smith received the phone call informing him of his brother’s passing a little after 1 am. Torrey would leave shortly after to be with his family. Nobody knew whether or not Smith would play hours after learning of […]

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For Aurora Shooting Victim, a Dream to Help Kids Comes True

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Sarah Ford, NBC News writes When the Colorado fires broke out this summer, Jessica Ghawi told her mother that she wanted to donate sports gear to the children who lost their homes in the fires. But before she could realize her dream, Ghawi was among 12 killed on July 20 at a move theater in Auora, Colo. […]

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Coach Summitt is My Inspiration

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By Candace Parker When I first signed at the University of Tennessee, I must admit, I was a little afraid. Pat Summitt was a 5-foot-10 woman who possessed a deep Southern drawl, paced the sidelines, yelled at refs and glared at her players. Rumor had it she vowed to make each of her 300-plus players […]

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New Heart, New Hope.

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Golfer, Eric Compton achieves PGA Tour dream. (CNN)- For a player to succeed in the high pressured, multi-million dollar world of professional golf they must marry their special talent to an unshakable sense of determination. That shouldn’t be a problem for U.S. PGA Tour rookie Erik Compton. After two heart transplants, the 32-year-old American has […]

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