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Special Olympics Athletes Got Chance At X Games Medals Through Unified Snowboarding

February 13, 20150

The 2015 Winter X Games in Aspen was full of thrilling events. However, perhaps none provided as much joy as the Special Olympics Unified Snowboarding competition. We were on hand
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VIDEO: Special Olympics Athlete Meets His Idol, Snowboarder Jamie Anderson

January 22, 20150

The X Games put on a Special Olympics Unified Snowboarding competition Thursday, which involved pairing 10 pro snowboarders with 10 Special Olympics athletes to compete in a dual giant slalom
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Going Inside The 2015 NWSL Draft

January 18, 20150

What’s it like to officially turn into a professional athlete? We attended the National Women’s Soccer League draft in Philadelphia on Friday to show you the emotions that ran behind
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ESPN’s Stuart Scott Loses Fight With Cancer, Wins Bigger War

January 4, 20150

Longtime ESPN anchor Stuart Scott, 49, may have lost his fight with cancer Sunday morning, but he won a bigger war. Scott brought awareness to the disease and relentless passion
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Derek Jeter Surprises Kids At Turn 2 Holiday Event

December 19, 20141

Purpose 2 Play went to New York City to cover Derek Jeter as he surprised hundreds of children during his annual Turn 2 Holiday Express event. Jeter serves as the
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ItsAaron Strikes Again As The Packers QB Surprises Dean Of College Prep School

December 5, 20140

Last time we talked about Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was when he surprised a girl, who had recently lost her twin brother to cancer. It was all part
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Former Soccer Star Jillian Loyden Surprises Domestic Violence Victims With Scholarsips

November 20, 20140

Purpose 2 Play staffer Brittany Alvarado was out helping former pro soccer star Jillian Loyden last week doing video work for Loyden’s annual Breaking the Silence gala. Loyden lost her
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VIDEO: Utah Jazz Sign 5-year-old Cancer Patient, Let Him Play in Team Scrimmage

October 7, 20140

Who says one-day contracts are insignificant? The Utah Jazz signed 5-year-old J.P. Gibson to a single day contract and then had him suit up in the team’s scrimmage on Monday
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VIDEO: Kid Stands Up To Entire P.E. Class, Redefines Courage In Sports

May 15, 20140

When you think of courage in the world of sports, you may think about a skateboarder dropping into a 14-foot halfpipe. You might conjure up the image of a baseball
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College Lacrosse Teams Do Pushups To Save Military Lives

April 10, 20140

Millions of people do pushups every day. It’s a staple workout move whether you’re just getting up off the couch to get some activity in or whether you’re a professional
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College Basketball Player Endured Six Brain Surgeries

April 5, 20140

  Looking at York College basketball player Shea Wassel, one would never know that she’s had six brain surgeries. “She’s overcoming something so rare, it took years to find an
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Depression: Athletes Struggle Too. York College’s Kelsey Murphy Opens Up Off The Court

March 21, 20140

Physical activity is often identified as a buffer against depression. However, even athletes suffer from the disease and at times need extra help from family, friends, coaches, therapists, and doctors
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