Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Inspiring sports stories

  • Failure, Then Accomplishment

    The stories sit so incongruously together in the headlines, a surreal clash of the best and the worst you can find in sports news. How can they possibly belong in the ... There was nothing inspiring about Sandusky's sentencing. As a response to the ...

  • Athletes' Stories Are More Inspiring Than the Plays

    What contributes even more to my love of sports, though, are the athletes and their stories. They are what make sports truly amazing. ESPN has a show, E60, which tells some of the most amazing stories I have ever heard. They recently told the story of ...

  • Sports That Inspire: Susan G. Komen Denver Race for the Cure 2012

    This Sunday, as a sea of pink charges the Pepsi Center in in celebration of life, in commemoration of loved ones, and in solidarity against breast cancer, these love stories will prevail. And, 303 was lucky enough to sit down with one of the most ...

  • Inspiring teen runner with cerebral palsy finishes 10-mile race

    ... intends to eventually run a full marathon. "I can't be any more proud of how far he's come," Kim Salkin-Taylor told WCCO.

  • Reflecting on a decade of inspirational sports coverage

    There aren't words to fully explain how fortunate I've been to cover sports in Greater Sudbury for the past 10 years.

  • 39-year-old mother from Plantation will compete in IRONMAN World ...

    One hundred and five triathletes with inspiring personal stories submitted a 90-second video showcasing how they embodied the race's mantra.

  • Review: 'The Other Dream Team' A Riveting, Inspiring Tale Of Sports History ...

    What makes "The Other Dream Team" such a success and differentiates it from the rest of your standard sports doc stories, is a very palpable sense of place and time. The film contains a bounty of archival footage ranging from scenes of WWII Siberia to ...

  • Inspiring new generation of sports stars is a task that Andy Wood is relishing

    ANDY Wood is hoping the success of London 2012 will inspire a new generation of sporting stars from Derbyshire. Wood, who led the Great Britain badminton team at three Olympic Games, is performance manager at the recently-formed Derbyshire Institute ...

  • Ghanaian polio survivors pioneer extreme sport 'Skate Soccer'

    Rollaball will tell the story of The Rolling Rockets, an inspiring team of Ghanaian polio survivors who are pioneering an extreme sport combination of skating and soccer. Coach Albert Frimpong explains: "The first game of skate soccer was in Lagos ...

  • Amateur sportsSports Day: Sports and the family

    300-bc-hof.jpg "Honouring the Past. Inspiring the Future." That's the simple but ambitious mission of this province's hallowed clubhouse of sport. "It's all about the stories," said newly inducted Andrea Neil, one of Canada's most renowned soccer players.

  • Scary story? No – it's about love and respect

    But the motivational speaker's inspiring stories and lessons on respect in fact just highlight how easy it is to judge a book by its cover.

  • Chuck Pagano's email to Colts prefaces upset of Packers

    They are truly inspiring. I know I will beat this, and hearing all the special success stories make the days much better!

  • Columbus Crew goalkeeper embraces second chance

    Columbus Crew battling for playoff spot; Lampson was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma; His recovery has been inspiration to team ... "assetid": "1590305", "aws": "sports", "aws_id": "sports", "blogname": "", "contenttype": "story pages ", "pagename ...

  • Dreams, Fairy Tales and Miracles: Inspiring New Book by Kerry Daigle

    A book of poignant, insightful and sometimes amusing stories of Daigle's grandparents and their words of wisdom, Dreams, Fairy Tales and Miracles has something for everyone looking for inspiration to succeed, whether in sports, business, or their ...

  • Lessons From The 4th Annual Women In Boardsports Conference

    Themes of the retreat this year included sustainability, how to increase participation in our sports, inspirational stories from women who are making a difference, and how to successfully navigate a career in the action sports industry. Carmela Fleury ...

  • MMA: Top 10 Role Models in the Sport Today

    Stories about fighters getting in trouble or crossing the line seem to always be filling the headlines, so it can be hard finding a good role model in MMA.

  • Staff Blog: Timeless Wisdom

    After skimming through the book and watching the film, however, I quickly developed an appreciation and admiration for the former Duke University cross country and track coach, whose story is not only a inspiration for coaches and runners, but anyone ...

  • Join the search for sporting stars

    There is still time to get your nominations in, to give due recognition to your sporting heroes. We want to hear about inspiring stories about people of all ages, from all sports, and across all parts of our sports-mad county. The success of the London ...

  • Sports a powerful force to unite or destroy humanity

    Yes, sports have the power to unite, break down barriers and inspire people to be better players and better human beings.

  • LeGrand books tell inspirational tale

    When Eric LeGrand was approached this year about the prospects of sharing his inspiring story, he was intrigued by the idea.

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