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  1. Devils notes: Season of success

    Scott Burnside and Pierre LeBrun

    One of the most inspirational stories of this Stanley Cup finals has to be Bryce Salvador's return. After missing all of last season with concussion symptoms, Salvador returned to play all 82 regular-season games this season. In the playoffs, thou...

    Blog | May 29, 2012
  2. Where's the honor in cheapshots on Aaron Rodgers, Jeremy Lin and ...

    Steve Wulf

    A bounty on Aaron Rodgers. A cheap shot on Sidney Crosby. Muggings of Jeremy Lin in the lane. The virtue of sports keeps getting harder to find.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2012
  3. Wounded soldier motivates Horns

    Jeff Caplan

    Texas coach Mack Brown likes to bring in different personalities from different walks of life to share inspirational stories with his football team. Many of them he brings in to show his players that, 'hey, you think you got it tough, check out this ...

    Blog | January 06, 2010
  4. Contest rules for My Story

    This month, ESPN is telling empowering and inspirational stories about young women athletes. Now, we want your story.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2009
  5. Tamp Bay Rays hope to discuss new deal with Rocco Baldelli

    The Tampa Bay Rays hope to start talks soon on a new contract with right fielder-designated hitter Rocco Baldelli.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2008
  6. Return of Ankiel

    Dick Vitale

    Dick Vitale talks about Rick Ankiel and his return to the majors.

    PackageStory | August 14, 2007
  7. Bryan Curtis on the tragic and inspirational story of Maurice Sto...

    Bryan Curtis

    For decades, legends in the NBA headed up to the Catskill Mountains to do what they knew to help one of their own.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2013
  8. Luis Cruz trying to work his way off the bench

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- Remember when Luis Cruz was an inspirational story, a guy three other organizations had given up on, who finally got a foothold in the major leagues and clung to it stubbornly? Seems like a while ago. After Cruz went 0-for-6 the ...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  9. Austin Hatch cleared to play again

    Eamonn Brennan

    The last time we checked in with 2014 Michigan prospect Austin Hatch, his story was already as inspirational as they come. In 2003, Hatch survived a plane crash that killed his biological mother and two siblings. In June of 2011, he survived anoth...

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  10. Podcast: ESPN the Mag on Peyton Siva staff

    Chad Millman talks to Eli Saslow about his inspirational story of Louisville guard Peyton Siva and Siva's attempt to keep his family together....

    Blog | November 01, 2012
  11. Horse racing movie 'The Cup' out on DVD

    Playbook Trending

    Brendan Gleeson ("Albert Nobbs") and Stephen Curry ("Rogue") star in the inspirational true horse racing story about triumph over adversity and a family that overcame incredible odds to win the 2002 Melbourne Cup. The movie is now available on DVD. ...

    Blog | October 17, 2012
  12. Ben Petrick's inspirational story

    Buster Olney

    By the time Ben Petrick walked away from baseball at age 27, he left behind the vivid memories that he created for others, cemented by the revelation that Petrick had been playing with an incurable disease. As "E:60" put together its piece on Petr...

    Blog | September 26, 2012
  13. Former big leaguer Ben Petrick shares his story - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Former big leaguer Ben Petrick was featured on ESPN's E:60, and Buster Olney writes about Petrick's inspirational story. Petrick retired from baseball at 27 because of early onset Parkinson's disease.

    Blog | Conversation | September 26, 2012
  14. Blair Holliday's miraculous recovery

    Andrea Adelson

    If you are looking for a feel-good story today, I present to you the miraculous and inspirational recovery of Duke receiver Blair Holliday. Holliday was severely injured July 4 in a personal watercraft accident with a teammate on Lake Tillery in N...

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  15. Trailer for 'Chasing Mavericks' is released

    Playbook Trending

    Based on the inspirational true story of surfing icon Jay Moriarty, "Chasing Mavericks," to be released nationwide in October, tells the story of a young man's (Jonny Weston) quest to surf Northern California's most dangerous wave, and the local lege...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  16. Chicago Bulls' inspirational story falls apart in second half

    Jon Greenberg

    The Bulls' inspirational story unraveled in the third quarter of Game 2.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2012