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  1. In SEC country, a Marine keeps his promise

    Kalani Simpson

    In the U.S. Marine Corps, in Afghanistan, if you're asking people to work for you, said Lt. Kolbe Grell, you're asking them to fight for you. You're asking them to risk their lives with you. And so while Lt. Grell was the boss, the platoon leader, he...

    Blog | November 09, 2012
  2. Vets mark Sept. 11 with Grand Teton climb

    Kalani Simpson

    When Nicolette Maroulis first came to, she thought she was dead. They were giving her last rites. The priest hadn't acknowledged that she had woken up, and, so, lying there on that hospital table, it hit her that maybe she hadn't. Maybe this was it. ...

    Blog | September 10, 2012
  3. Football and "Friends": Greatest game ever

    Kalani Simpson

    This might shock you. The greatest Thanksgiving Day football game ever played did not involve the Detroit Lions. OK, that did not shock you. And the most coveted Thanksgiving Day football trophy did not involve a "turducken" or an iron or anything ...

    Blog | Conversation | November 24, 2011
  4. Football with 'Friends': the greatest Thanksgiving game ever

    Kalani Simpson

    'Friends' and football made for an epic Thanksgiving game.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2011
  5. Kyle Busch on the lookout for David Reutimann

    Kalani Simpson

    As with any NASCAR race, it's easy to pick your favorite with this DIRECTV Head 2 Head Knockout Program. "The M&M'S car," said Kyle Busch, who is promoting the contest. You'd better believe it, man. This is the NASCAR version of those "knock...

    Blog | Conversation | July 28, 2011
  6. Arizona State wrestler Anthony Robles' path to Jimmy V Award for ...

    Kalani Simpson

    How Arizona State wrestler Anthony Robles became "unstoppable."

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2011
  7. Drexel's Liam O'Neill wins Dad Vail regatta, gives cancer-stricke...

    Kalani Simpson

    They were behind. Drexel's Liam O'Neill, in the stroke seat, and Peter Schmidt, bow, were trailing in the men's varsity pair finals at the Dad Vail Regatta on Philadelphia's Schuylkill River back on May 14. They'd won the race the year before, won t...

    Blog | Conversation | June 10, 2011
  8. Drexel's Liam O'Neill wins Dad Vail regatta, gives cancer-stricke...

    Kalani Simpson

    Rower honors cancer-stricken father with gold medal.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2011
  9. 'Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition' on Monday

    Kalani Simpson

    TV producer J.D. Roth likens his new show, "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition" (premiering Monday on ESPN sister channel ABC), to a litany of feel-good, underdog, tear-jerking sports classics. He invokes "Hoosiers." "Rudy." Yes, even "Brian's S...

    Blog | Conversation | May 30, 2011
  10. Siblings Teal and Kylie Bunbury rising stars in soccer, Hollywood...

    Kalani Simpson

    The sister tells a story about a brother who grew up so determined that he would tell friends who would come over that he couldn't play. Instead, for hours, he would kick his soccer ball against a wall. "He was that kid," she says. The brother tel...

    Blog | Conversation | May 25, 2011
  11. 'Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition' on Monday

    Kalani Simpson

    TV producer J.D. Roth likens his new show, "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition" (premiering May 30 on ESPN sister channel ABC), to a litany of feel-good, underdog, tear-jerking sports classics. He invokes "Hoosiers." "Rudy." Yes, even "Brian's S...

    Blog | Conversation | May 22, 2011
  12. Poker champ Robert Varkonyi hosts school benefit

    Kalani Simpson

    Robert Varkonyi's mother and father came from Hungary. As we hear so often about immigrant parents, education for their offspring was a very big deal. They settled in a Queens neighborhood which had a reputation as an excellent school district. Rober...

    Blog | Conversation | May 18, 2011
  13. Julio Jones offers aid to victims of tornadoes in Alabama

    Kalani Simpson

    Julio Jones might have been in Tuscaloosa when tornadoes touched down last month. "At the last minute," he said, "I decided I wanted to go to New York." But, yeah, he might have been there. "I don't know what would have happened," he said. Instead,...

    Blog | Conversation | May 12, 2011
  14. Toronto FC player Demitrius Omphroy playing professionally despit...

    Kalani Simpson

    Toronto FC player Demitrius Omphroy perseveres despite multiple sclerosis

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2011
  15. Former NBA player Troy Hudson signs autistic rapper 50 Tyson to h...

    Kalani Simpson

    50 Tyson is a rapper. Eighteen, and already out-of-nowhere famous. It began when he snuck off with his sister's camera and pointed it at himself as he spit hot fire into the bathroom mirror. The ensuing videos went viral. He was a bona fide teenage...

    Blog | Conversation | April 20, 2011
  16. Former NBA player Troy Hudson signs autistic rapper 50 Tyson to h...

    Kalani Simpson

    Former NBA player Troy Hudson signs autistic rapper 50 Cent to his record label

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2011