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As the founder and editor-in-chief of Purpose2Play.com, Kim Constantinesco dives under the surface hype to illuminate heroes in the sports world. Whether talking with the first man with cerebral palsy to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro, or the first woman to mountain bike across Afghanistan, Kim has a keen interest in shining the spotlight on ordinary people doing extraordinary things. She believes it's time media starts placing a higher value on the people and communities who are actively doing something to make the world a little better. Previously, she covered the Denver Broncos and the NFL for seven seasons. Her work has been featured on NFL.com, CBS Sports, Fox Sports, The New York Times, and USA Today. She resides in Denver, CO. When not working, she can be found deep in the Rocky Mountains throwing backflips on her snowboard. Follow Kim on Twitter: @KimCon14

Texas Rangers’ Base Coach Returns After Beating Cancer, Will Sing National Anthem On Opening Day

March 22, 20170

When the Texas Rangers host the Cleveland Indians in their home opener on April 3, Tony Beasley’s voice won’t just be heard as his players approach third base. The Rangers’
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When The Daughter Of A Pittsburgh Sports Radio Host Gets Diagnosed With Cancer, A City And Its Athletes Step Up

March 22, 20170

Colin Dunlap isn’t an athlete in Pittsburgh, but the city’s sports fans know him well. He’s the morning show host on 93.7 The Fan. His voice booms across the airwaves
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Severe Depression Cost Michael Sweetney His NBA Career, Now He’s Helping Others Who Suffer

March 21, 20170

  By Kim Constantinesco It doesn’t matter if you’re a 6-foot-8, 290-pound power forward in the NBA. Severe depression doesn’t discriminate. In the same draft class as LeBron James, Carmello
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Service Dog Rappels Down From Rafters To Meet New Owner On Dallas Stars’ Military Appreciation Night

March 21, 20170

The crowd came for the hockey, but make no mistake, the night was all about honoring the troops. The Dallas Stars hosted the San Jose Sharks Monday on Military Appreciation
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George Jedenoff Is Still Skiing At 99 Years Old

March 20, 20170

We first introduced you to George Jedenoff in 2014 when he was 97 years old and skiing the pristine Utah snow with as much energy as a 13-year-old. Then we
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Seahawks’ DE Michael Bennett Will Donate All Endorsement Money To Help Rebuild Minority Communities

March 19, 20170

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett announced on Instagram that 100% of the money he makes from endorsements in 2017 will be donated to help empower women of color and
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Former NFL Safety Myron Rolle To Start Neurosurgery Residency At Harvard

March 19, 20170

Football has always been secondary for former NFL safety and Florida State All-American Myron Rolle, and that approach to life really paid off on Friday when he learned he would
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Relay Swim Team Comprised Of Athletes In Their 80’s And 90’s Set New World Record

March 17, 20170

There’s aging like a fine wine, and then there’s aging like John Corse, 93, Ed Graves, 92, Betty Lorenzi, 89, and Joan Campbell, 84. The four of them are Masters
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28-Year-Old Becomes The First Female Head Coach To Lead A Pro Men’s Team In Continental Competition

March 15, 20170

When Chan Yuen-Ting was a child, she forged her mother’s signature and enrolled in a soccer youth leadership program. She signed the paperwork herself because she knew her parents wouldn’t
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ESPN Writer’s Wife Decides To Carry Baby To Full Term To Allow For Organ Donation

March 15, 20170

When ESPN NBA writer Royce Young and his wife, Keri, learned at 19 weeks gestation that their second child was going to be born with anencephaly, a terminal condition in
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Legendary Runner Who Ran A Sub Four-Hour Marathon At 85 Dies

March 14, 20170

He was the first and only person over 70 years old to break three hours in the marathon. In October, he set another world record at 85 by becoming the
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Boy Who Plays Soccer Despite Cerebral Palsy Got To Meet His Manchester United Idols

March 12, 20170

An 11-year-old boy in the United Kingdom who has cerebral palsy had the best day of his life when he got the chance to meet the athletes who most inspire
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Villanova Senior Who Made Winning Basket Chooses To Console Opponents Rather Than Celebrate

March 11, 20170

Villanova senior Josh Hill made the shot of his life on Friday night with his team down by one point to Seton Hall in the Big East Tournament semifinals. After
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South African Becomes First Person To Cross The Atlantic Ocean On A Stand-Up Paddleboard, Raises Money For Charity

March 10, 20170

As a big wave surfer who won the legendary Mavericks surf contest in 2010, Chris Bertish is a pro at standing on water. However, he really proved his balance and
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“Mr. Irrelevant” Of 2008 NFL Draft Is Anything But

March 9, 20170

We first introduced you to Adaptive Training Foundation founder David Vobora in 2015. He’s the former NFL linebacker nicknamed “Mr. Irrelevant” because he was the last player selected in the
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