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THE PLAYERS Championship Tees Up a Week of Military Appreciation Events to Honor Those Who Serve

March 16, 20170

  By Patti Putnicki THE PLAYERS Championship. If you love golf, you know the tournament well. This early May event combines the best players in the world with the legendary
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How Drinking Out Of A Prosthetic Leg Is Helping Amputees Play Soccer And Run Marathons

March 7, 20170

  By Kim Constantinesco Imagine drinking your favorite beer out of someone’s prosthetic leg. That’s the “glass of choice” at Legapalooza, an annual fundraiser for the Dallas Amputee Network (D.A.N.),
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Juliana Buhring Grew Up In A Religious Cult Then Became The First Woman To Cycle Around The World

March 2, 20170

  By Kim Constantinesco There aren’t many people who decide to cycle the world on “a whim,” or frankly, six months after learning how to ride a bike in the
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P2P’s Top Five Stories: February 2017

March 1, 20170

It was a short month, but it was packed with a lot of good action. Here are our top five stories from February: 5. Second Impact Syndrome Survivor Shows Other
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Sean Swarner Is Trekking To The North Pole In Quest Become First Cancer Survivor To Complete Explorer’s Grand Slam

February 28, 20170

  By Kim Constantinesco Editor’s note: Because Purpose2Play has been telling the stories of athletes, coaches, and fans for more than three years, we figure it’s about time to catch
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Second Impact Syndrome Survivor Shows Other Athletes There’s Life After Sports

February 23, 20170

  By Kim Constantinesco By all accounts, Kevin Saum shouldn’t be alive right now. That statement may sound dramatic, but it’s every bit true. The 26-year-old from Long Valley, New
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How BethAnn Telford Ran Seven Marathons In Seven Days On Seven Continents With Brain Cancer

February 21, 20170

  By Kim Constantinesco One might assume that fighting brain cancer for 13 years would drain every ounce of energy in one’s body. Not for BethAnn Telford, who actually has
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Tim Tebow’s Annual Prom Night For People With Special Needs Is A Big Hit

February 14, 20170

  By Kim Constantinesco When it comes to putting love on a pedestal, there’s no stopping Tim Tebow. For the third year in a row, the Tim Tebow Foundation hosted
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The Ukrainian Girl Adopted by PGA Teaching Pro Now Thriving at Texas A&M Commerce

February 7, 20172

  By Patti Putnicki Editor’s note: Because Purpose2Play has been telling the stories of athletes, coaches, and fans for more than three years, we figure it’s about time to catch
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Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor Roseann Sdoia Climbs Empire State Building On Prosthetic Leg

February 2, 20170

By Kim Constantinesco For Boston Marathon bombing survivor Roseann Sdoia, 48, this year is all about putting one foot in front of the other. First, it was a dash up one
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P2P’s Top Five Stories: January 2017

February 1, 20170

Our top stories from the first month of 2017 dipped into the world of golf, mountain biking, and skiing to name a few. Take a look at the list and
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Former Dallas Area Sportscaster Ted Madden Says His Zest For Storytelling Didn’t Come From Covering Pro Sports

January 26, 20170

  By Kim Constantinesco Former sports reporter Ted Madden spent years covering the likes of Tony Romo, Dirk Nowitzki, and Josh Hamilton for Dallas’ ABC affiliate, WFAA. However, according to
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The Story Behind La Ruta, The Toughest Mountain Bike Race In The World

January 17, 20170

  By Kim Constantinesco If you ask Román Urbina, the only difference between a crisis and an adventure is perspective. The 55-year-old Costa Rica native is known as the godfather
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Willpower Is The Key According To The First Person With Dwarfism To Complete An Ironman

January 6, 20170

  By Kim Constantinesco Many people know him now as the first person with dwarfism to complete an Ironman. But there’s so much more to 50-year-old John “The Hammer” Young,
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The Secret Behind PGA Tour Pro Jerry Kelly’s Staying Power:
Grit, Determination and a Focus on Family

January 3, 20170

  By Patti Putnicki It’s hard to ignore Jerry Kelly on the golf course, or anywhere else, for that matter. He plays golf with a passion; an Everyman grit that’s
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