Former Los Angeles Laker Metta World Peace, previously known as Ron Artest, has signed on to become an assistant coach for Palisades Charter High School in Los Angeles.
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Bullies now have to think twice before targeting nine-year-old Andrew Oyston, an elementary school student from Huntley, Ill., thanks to Chicago Bears offensive lineman Kyle Long.
April 09, 2014
A five-year-old leukemia survivor known as "Batkid" stole the show at the San Francisco Giants' home opener on Tuesday.
March 31, 2014
The Miami Heat gave Ebony Nettles-Bey, a 16-year-old basketball player with Stage 4 soft-tissue cancer, a night she'd never forget.
March 14, 2014
How do both teams in a state championship basketball game end up winners? By putting box scores aside and letting sportsmanship reign supreme.
February 26, 2014
The illustrious basketball career of Kevin Grow added another chapter on Tuesday, as the Harlem Globetrotters announced that the teenager will suit up for the squad next month in Philadelphia as a "three-point specialist."
February 19, 2014
Between the slew of basketball-related events during the NBA's All-Star weekend, a number of the league's biggest stars found time to give back to the community, too.
February 17, 2014
The National Basketball Association's Philadelphia 76ers are in the midst of a painful rebuilding season, but they assured the season wouldn't be entirely a wasted year.
January 26, 2014
Arnold Schwarzenegger recently got back to his bodybuilding roots by posing as a trainer for Gold's Gym to support an after-school program that he founded.
January 24, 2014
Seattle Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman, the first legally deaf offensive player in the National Football League, is using his story to inspire others.