The professional sports world joined the rest of America in grieving over the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
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December 16, 2012
November 15, 2012
The International Reading Association (IRA) and American Basketball Association (ABA) announced the launch of a new youth-reading initiative this week called "Fast Break for Reading."
October 15, 2012
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the National Basketball Association's all-time leading scorer, will be promoting the importance of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) subjects over the next year as California's After-School STEM Ambassador.
September 19, 2012
Dwight Howard and Stan Van Gundy, both formerly of the Orlando Magic, have reunited to raise money for local Fla. schools.
September 05, 2012
LeBron James, the National Basketball Association's reigning Most Valuable Player, is appearing in a series of STEM-related videos hosted by the Khan Academy.
August 17, 2012
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley is donating $60,000 to the Saginaw (Mich.) school district to cover every student-athlete's athletic participation fees for the 2012-13 school year.
August 16, 2012
In the wake of a child-sex-abuse scandal involving a former assistant coach, Pennsylvania State University will host a two-day conference in late October on preventing sexual abuse, the university announced Wednesday.
July 26, 2012
Professional golfer Phil Mickelson says that he uses science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) knowledge "every day" in his golf career.
May 23, 2012
From guest blogger Hannah Rose Sacks Sports analyst Dick Vitale is known for being over the top. This past weekend, Vitale took his passion to a new level. As his annual Gala, Vitale raised money for the V Foundation, a cancer research organization in memory of legendary basketball coach Jim Valva...
May 18, 2012
Patrick Gonzalez, a 12-year-old student at Woodlake Hills (Texas) Middle School, was given an in-school suspension Wednesday for having the face of Matt Bonner, a San Antonio Spurs player, shaved into the back of his head.