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Rainbows on the Field: Australian Footballers Combating Homophobia

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Homophobia remains a real concern in sports, but attitudes on the field toward LGBT athletes are slowly changing. David Saunders reports that leadership on this issue is coming from unexpected places – including outer suburban football in Australia.

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Why We Run #24: For Marianne

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We run because she asked us to run, because she can’t anymore, and we can.

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The Clear and Present Danger of Kids in the Workplace

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On this edition of the Friday Sports Dump we revisit “bring your daughter to work day” in the NBA and an NFL hopeful looking for stability and a place to call home.

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Tiger Woods’ Touching Letter To a Young Fan

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Making a few mistakes in personal life and on the golf course doesn’t stop Tiger Woods from giving support to a teenager who needs it.   Tiger Woods recently offered his support to a young fan, Dillon, who was dealing with being bullied and feeling isolated, because of his stutter. Tiger wrote him the following : […]

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Crazy Activities to Consider This Memorial Day Weekend….

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A video montage of insane and inspiring stunts to help kickstart your summer fun this long-holiday weekend

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That Time When A Root Canal Taught Me About Life and Baseball

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Throbbing tooth and heartache, I sat on the bench as my starting position was given away. It changed the way I valued baseball, and many years later, life.

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Beyond the Lens: Lounging At The BallPark

Dubois County Dragon Pitcher Gavin Marshall takes a nap on a lounge chair in the stands as the Dragons and River CIty Rascals waited for the heavy rains to end at Huntingburg League Stadium. The game was canceled minutes later.

Professional photographer, Vincent Pugliese, shares his love of sports, one picture and one memory at a time.

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If Pharoah Is Wrong, I Don’t Want To Be Right: A Historical Run at Grateness

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Two legs of the Triple Crown are in the books and American Pharoah is close to immortality, in more ways than one. Good thing spelling doesn’t count.

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Say What?: This Week’s Mixed Bag of Sports Quotage

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It was a mixed bag in the world of sports quotage this week as Say What? takes a look at the very best. May 14-20, 2015.

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A New Pre-Game Ritual?

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Waiting for a friend outside Wrigley Field, Paul Schneider discovers a new way to honor an ancient ritual.

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Rooting For Randy Gregory

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Charlie Scaturro is rooting for the former Nebraska star and current Dallas Cowboy, because we all have obstacles to overcome.

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An Openly Gay Athlete Walks Into Seton Hall (Yes, It’s Deja Vu All Over Again)

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Former Seton Hall goalie, Anthony Romeo, remembers his own experience with discrimination at Seton Hall and hopes for an evolution towards tolerance.

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Saturday Afternoon at the Hamster Ball Derby

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Nate Graziano is sick of Deflategate and Tom Brady’s balls. He’s found a new sport to get excited about.

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Chris Paul, The Clippers, and What They Deserve

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Miguel de la Fuente-lau post mortems the Clippers shocking series loss to the Rockets. And he needs a hug.

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Running Side by Side: A Simple Act of Kindness

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In this video that’s sweeping the Internet, Matt Woodrum shows inner strength and heart. His gym teacher and classmates show the beauty of a simple act of human kindness.

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When Is a Free Throw Really an Assist?

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Inside Jim Walker’s incredible free throw marathon: one hour every day for twenty four straight days = 20,000+ free throws to benefit the American Cancer Society.

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