The man whose tackle injured Gale Sayers ended up living the hardest life of all. Until fate gave him one last chance at peace.
Darryl Dawkins was the first high school player to go straight to the NBA. Thirty-five years later, he has unfinished business.
What if a high school played a whole football season and almost nobody came to watch? For one team, it took a coach and a village to save the day.
Sal Aunese died tragically before he could realize all his football goals. Now, 20 years later, the son who never knew him is trying to complete the dream.
Al Joyner feels the presence of Florence Griffith 25 years after Olympic glory. Now, in their daughter, he sees a young Flo Jo.
Chauncey Billups has won an NBA title, been Finals MVP and is now driving Denver's playoff run. Not bad for a guy who has changed teams six times.
Duke point guard Nolan Smith lost his dad at 8, but still hears him loud and clear.
Kevin Hart had fooled everyone. He said he'd been heavily recruited to play college football. He "chose" Cal over Oregon. A year later, he still suffers the consequences of his high school hoax.
Julius Erving and his daughter, Alexandra Stevenson, are forging a relationship, 27 years after her birth.
After her father was murdered at halftime of one of her games, Tierra Rogers kept playing basketball and kept a promise.
After San Diego's first fatal shark attack in a half-century, an unlikely pair learned to swim through the tragedy.
In the 2001 Little League World Series, Danny Almonte made Matt Cerda cry. In the 2008 draft, Matt got even ...
A fireworks accident cost Jameson Lamb vision in his right eye, but he's still throwing strong
In the year since being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, San Diego Padres bullpen coach Darrel Akerfelds has been determined to stay involved with the game he loves.
Tyrone Curry was just another ordinary high school janitor -- until a stroke of luck gave him the power to change an athletic community
You'd think leading the NBA in scoring twice by 22 years old and taking the NBA's youngest playoff team to the conference semifinals would go to a kid's head. But not Kevin Durant's. Tom Friend explains why.