With the 76ers inking high school sensation Kevin Grow, who has Down syndrome, to a two-day contract and Lindsey Jacobellis becoming the latest Olympian to rescue a Sochi puppy, it was a sports day worth savoring.
An accepting high school gave Rachel Cooperstein, a student with Down syndrome, an opportunity. She gave them an experience they'll never forget.
Michala Batts doesn't pick up a bat or pitch for Northwestern. But as an 11-year-old who has Down syndrome, she's a huge inspiration to her big sister Michelle -- and the Wildcats.