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  1. Recent Veterans Still Struggle To Find Work

    The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are mostly over. But many recent veterans now face a new challenge: getting a civilian job. The unemployment rate for veterans -- in this case, defined as anyone who served on active duty in the armed forces -- was...

    Blog | November 11, 2014
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  3. Excerpt From 'Fully Alive' By Tim Shriver -- espnW

    In his new book, "Fully Alive," Special Olympics chairman Tim Shriver chronicles the first time he played on a Special Olympics Unified Sports team and the lessons he learned there.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2014
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  6. San Francisco 49ers' Marcus Lattimore has $1.7M disability policy...

    Darren Rovell

    If Marcus Lattimore decides he will retire from football, he has a tax free $1.7 million insurance policy that he should be able to collect on, Lattimore's agent Michael Perrett told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2014
  7. Danish Swimmer Wants To Change The Game For Athletes With Disabil...

    Nicole Blades

    Anne-Dorte Andersen had a successful Paralympic career, but struggled to find proper coaching along the way. Now she's made it her mission to help athletes with disabilities feel included and accommodated.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2014
  8. Jameis Winston's insurance policy paid for in part by Florida Sta...

    Jared Shanker

    Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston purchased a $10 million disability and loss of value insurance policy, and FSU is footing part of the bill.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2014
  9. Oscar Pistorius trial -- Physician calls Oscar Pistorius a 'parad...

    Oscar Pistorius is a "paradox" whose past triumphs as a sprinter crossing the finish line with raised arms contrasted sharply with the daily, severe limitations that he endured because of his disability, a physician testified Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2014
  10. Jameis Winston of Florida State Seminoles purchases disability an...

    Heisman Trophy-winning Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has purchased a disability and loss of value insurance policy, according to Yahoo! Sports, who first reported the story.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2014
  11. President Franklin D. Roosevelt walks to his seat on footage

    Rare film footage featuring President Franklin D. Roosevelt walking to his seat at a baseball game helps dispel the myth that he completely hid his disability and shows the courage it took to go about his daily life, experts said Friday.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2014
  12. 2014 Boston Marathon -- A special bond with athletes with disabil...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Heightened awareness expected for Boston Marathon participants with physical challenges.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2014
  13. 2014 Sochi Olympics -- Disability access remains issue ahead of P...

    After $51 billion, it should be easy to get around at the Olympics -- for everyone.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2014
  14. Special-needs athletes vulnerable

    Steve Marantz

    A study finds that developmentally disabled children are 4.6 times as likely to be victimized as their nondisabled peers.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2013
  15. USC Trojans' Marqise Lee picks up $10M insurance policy, source s...

    Darren Rovell

    USC wide receiver Marqise Lee has secured a $10 million total disability insurance policy, a source told ESPN.com.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2013
  16. Source: A-Rod has no safety net

    Andrew Marchand

    TRENTON, N.J. -- Despite reports that Alex Rodriguez may have personal disability insurance on his 10-year, $275 million contract, but a source with knowledge of Rodriguez' finances tells ESPN New York that Rodriguez doesn't have any such insurance. ...

    Blog | August 04, 2013
  17. Gary Knafelc: NFL wants retirees to 'die off'

    Kevin Seifert

    During the 2011 NFL lockout, it seemed a day wouldn't go by without a retired player ripping the league and its Players Association for both for what was perceived as inadequate medical, insurance and disability treatment. And while all sides have ta...

    Blog | July 01, 2013
  18. Report -- Casey Martin told by USGA his cart not permitted on cou...

    Casey Martin, who sued the PGA Tour in 2001 for the right to ride a golf cart in tour events and won citing the Americans with Disabilities Act, was told by the U.S. Golf Association on Monday that his cart was not allowed.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2013
  19. Blind high school wrestler Anthony Ferraro

    Tim Keown

    We're always looking for stories that transcend sports. Blind wrestler Anthony Ferraro is one of those stories. He says the sport turned him from an overweight blind middle-schooler into a dedicated athlete.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2013