Iowa Football Fans Wave At Children’s Hospital Starting Awesome New Tradition

University of Iowa football fans have launched one of the newest and most awesome traditions in college football. At Saturday’s season opener against Wyoming, the fans stood at the end of the first quarter, turned around and waved. Everyone waved. One fantastic group of kids were on the receiving end of that big hello. Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital is right across the street from Kinnick Stadium. Young patients and their families were on the top floor taking in the

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The Awesome Reason Football Star Leonard Fournette Helped To Melt Down 700 Trophies

Leonard Fournette knows what it is to achieve greatness on the football field. He was an All-American running back at LSU and the fourth pick in the most recent NFL draft. No doubt a ton of accolades have been showered on him in the run up to what is about to be his rookie season in the NFL. With accolades come trophies. Lots and lots of trophies. Which are good for stroking your ego and collecting dust. At least that’s

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Heart Melting Reason San Diego Chargers’ PR Director Won’t Move To LA With The Team

San Diego’s longtime NFL team, The Chargers, announced earlier this year that they would be making the move two hours north to Los Angeles. NFL teams do this from time to time. It’s about bigger stadiums. Bigger markets. About money. But it’s more than just players and coaches who are affected. The folks behind the scenes need to decide if they are going to uproot their lives. The team’s public relations director, Bill Johnston, has decided he won’t go, even

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Golfer Phil Mickelson Will Skip US Open For Daughter’s Graduation Ceremony

Phil Mickelson is one of the greatest golfers in the world. He also knows what’s really important. The New York Times reports Mickelson has informed the organizers of the upcoming US Open Championship that he won’t be competing. The reason? The opening round is Saturday, June 15th in Wisconsin. That’s the same day his oldest chid, his daughter Amanda, will be graduating from high school in San Diego. To truly appreciate this choice, you have to understand Mickelson’s relationship with

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How Baseball Hall Of Famer Rod Carew Got His Heart Transplant From Former NFL Player Konrad Reuland

Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew has some incredible stories to tell about his amazing MLB career. Nothing can top how he almost died a couple years ago from a heart attack they call a “widow maker,” his very bumpy road waiting for a heart transplant, and most of all, how that incredible gift of a heart ended up coming from former NFL player, Konrad Reuland. Reuland died in December after a brain aneurysm burst. He was 29 years old

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Female Runner In For Shocking Surprises As She Crosses Iran Alone

Swedish ultra-marathon runner Kristina took on her biggest challenge when she came up with the ambitious goal of running across Iran and doing it alone. She wanted to challenge preconceived notions she had about the country and the people. It wasn’t easy. It was just her and that converted baby jogger she dubbed, “Baby Blue.” What she found scared her, challenged her, and ultimately delighted her. The Guardian newspaper covered her run. Middle East Eye has more of the details

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Amazing ‘When I Play’ Short Film Will Have You Shouting For Women’s Sports

I’m smiling from this love letter to women’s sports. Sports of all levels and abilities. Do you move? Do you compete? Have you ever been told you can’t because you’re a girl? I bet you’ll love this short film as much as I do. ESPN put it together in honor of Women’s History Month, which happens to be now. Just in case you find yourself wanting to read the words as much as hear them, here you go: To Whom It

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This Will Be Most Inspiring Puppy Bowl Ever Featuring Special Needs Dogs

Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl is always a delight on Super Bowl Sunday. USAToday reports that this year, it’s going to be inspiring, as well. Puppy Bowl XIII is going to feature dogs with special needs. A 3-legger, a deaf dog, a blind dog are all among the stars sure to score touchdowns in the hearts of dog lovers across America. As someone who is on my third 3-legged cat, I have to admit that a certain pup caught my eye. “Lucky”

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Bill Murray Gave A Random Fan His Extra World Series Ticket And Let Her Sit Next To Him

Bill Murray is known to make fans laugh with his comedy. One fan will now forever smile when she thinks of the funny man. MLB.com shares the incredible Game 6 good fortune for Cubs fan, Karen Michel, who showed up at the Progressive Field box office Tuesday night hoping against hope, that she might be able to buy a single ticket to cheer on her Cubbies. That long shot, turned out to be just that. No tickets were available. So, Michel

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Tennis Star Rafael Nadal Stops Match So Distraught Mother Can Find Lost Child

Tennis superstar Rafael Nadal showed he a superstar human being, as well. Nadal was playing an exhibition doubles match with Simon Solbas against Carlos Moya and John McEnroe in Mallorca when a commotion broke out in the crowd. Everyone could hear a panicked mother’s cries. Somehow, she’d become separated from her young daughter. Yahoo Sports reports that Nadal was about to serve, but instead halted the match so that everyone in the arena could help look for the little girl. Here’s

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