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June 17, 2015

WNBA Star to Donate Half Her Salary Toward Putting Defibrillators in Schools

Tina Charles, a former No. 1 WNBA overall pick, is planning on donating half of her salary this season to a charity that helps provide automatic electronic defibrillators for schools and communities.

June 10, 2015

H.S. Baseball Player Saves Collapsed Umpire by Performing CPR

One high school baseball player had his work as a volunteer firefighter pay off in dividends during a game Monday evening.

April 10, 2015

Sports Stars Salute College Hoops Player Lauren Hill, Who Died of Brain Cancer

The sports world paid tribute Friday to Lauren Hill, a freshman basketball player at Mount St. Joseph University in Cincinnati, who died after a year-and-a-half-long battle with a rare form of inoperable brain cancer.

March 18, 2015

City Council Honors Basketball Players Who Stuck Up for Bullied Cheerleader

On Monday night, the Kenosha, Wis., city council honored three Lincoln Middle School basketball players who attracted national attention for their defense of a bullied cheerleader.

February 19, 2015

Idaho Honors Scholarship for Football Recruit Diagnosed With Cancer

Though a serious form of bone cancer has jeopardized the football-playing future of fullback Jace Malek, the University of Idaho stuck by its scholarship offer to him.

November 26, 2014

NASCAR Champ Jimmie Johnson Donates $550,000 to 12 Schools

Last week, six-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson was in the spirit of giving.

November 05, 2014

College Freshman With Brain Tumor Scores Four Points in Basketball Debut

Lauren Hill, a Mount St. Joseph University freshman with inoperable brain cancer, kicked off the 2014-15 college basketball season with a layup this past Sunday.

October 29, 2014

Marysville-Pilchuck H.S. Football Team Practices at Seattle Seahawks Facility

As the Marysville, Wash., community attempts to heal following a tragic school shooting this past Friday, the Marysville-Pilchuck (Wash.) High School football team is also aiming to return to normalcy.

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.

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