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September 19, 2013

Magic Johnson Launches Initiative for At-Risk Students, Dropouts

The Friends of Magic program will enlist high-profile volunteers to provide support and resources for at-risk students and dropouts.

June 14, 2013

'Science of Golf' Explored in New NBC Web Series

A new 10-part online series from NBC Learn, the United States Golf Association, and Chevron Corp. explores the science behind the game of golf.

May 29, 2013

Star Basketball Player Thanks Community in Open Letter

A few days after graduating from high school, Andrew Wiggins penned an open letter to his community in a local newspaper, thanking them for all it's done for him.

April 19, 2013

Miami Heat Donate Replacement Laptops to School Struck by Thieves

James Jones of the Miami Heat visited a Florida school recently struck by thieves with 16 replacement laptops in hand.

April 08, 2013

7-Year-Old Cancer Patient Runs for Touchdown in Nebraska Scrimmage

A 7-year-old who is battling brain cancer scored a 69-yard touchdown during the University of Nebraska football team's spring scrimmage.

April 04, 2013

Father of Sandy Hook Victim to Throw First Pitch at MLB Game

Robbie Parker, whose daughter was killed at Sandy Hook Elementary, will throw the first pitch at the Texas Rangers' home opener.

March 28, 2013

Anti-Rape Video in Response to Steubenville Goes Viral

An anti-rape YouTube video in response to the Steubenville case says that "real men treat women with respect."

March 21, 2013

Character Lessons From Lance Armstrong and Steubenville

Two opinion pieces tackle what character lessons can be learned from Lance Armstrong and the Steubenville rape case.

March 05, 2013

N.Y. Students Raise Nearly $500,000 for Charity Through Dancing

More than 700 students from a New York high school raised nearly $500,000 for charity during a dance marathon.

March 04, 2013

School Mascots: The Ultimate 'Place-Based Teachable Moment?'

Opinion blogger Nancy Flanagan implores schools to use their mascots as a "place-based teachable moment" that the entire community can unite around.

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