Feel Good Stories in Sports
With all the negative between Serena Williams seriously threatening a ling judge and Michael Jordan’s ego filled Hall of Fame Speech, I thought it would be good to read some good stories in the sports world.
Tennessee Titan’s QB Vince Young helped out the family of the late Steve McNair. Even the smallest gestures have a greater effect than we know.
Little Girl Who Threw the Ball Back – Gets More in Return
“Less than a day after the now-famous video of 3-year-old Emily’s foul ball rejection at a Phillies game went viral, the family from Laurel Springs, N.J. appeared on Thursday’s “Today Show” to talk about the highlight that has captured the country’s heart.“ From Yahoosports.com. Check out the post here.
Hoops for Troops
“For the past week, Fran Fraschilla took part in Operation Hardwood VI: Hoops for Troops, a USO-sponsored trip that lets current and former coaches bring a slice of home — in this case, college basketball — to some of our soldiers stationed in Iraq.“ From ESPN.com.
Vitale to Pay for Slain Teenager’s Funeral
“It really hits home when this happens in your own community,” Vitale said. “It boggles my mind how young people can get hold of guns and something like this happens. One senseless act and so many lives have been affected.”From Fanhouse.com