Recently in Using sports for good Category

1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   >   >>  

October 07, 2014

NBA's Utah Jazz Sign 5-Year-Old With Leukemia to Ceremonial Contract

The Utah Jazz signed five-year-old JP Gibson, who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in 2012, to a ceremonial one-day contract on Monday.

September 25, 2014

NBA Superstar Donates $1M to Chicago-Based After-School Program

Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose, the 2011 NBA Most Valuable Player, donated $1 million to a Chicago-based after-school program called After School Matters.

August 18, 2014

St. Louis Rams Give Free Preseason Tickets to Ferguson H.S. Football Players

With tension still running high in Ferguson, Mo., the NFL's St. Louis Rams reached out to three local high school football teams to offer them free tickets to a preseason game this past weekend.

June 16, 2014

Former NBA All-Star Set to Help Coach High School Girls' Basketball Team

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.

May 09, 2014

Chicago Bears Lineman Offers Support to Bullied Nine-Year-Old

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

'Batkid' Throws Out First Pitch at San Francisco Giants' 2014 Home Opener

A five-year-old leukemia survivor known as "Batkid" stole the show at the San Francisco Giants' home opener on Tuesday.

March 31, 2014

LeBron James Welcomes Teen With Cancer to Miami Heat's Warmups

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

State H.S. Basketball Championship Ends With Bucket by Student With Autism

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

Teenager With Down Syndrome to Play for Harlem Globetrotters

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

NBA Superstars Give Back to Youths During All-Star Weekend

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.

1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   >   >>  

Follow This Blog

Advertisement

Most Viewed on Education Week

Categories

Archives

Recent Comments