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  1. Lax movie pays tribute to game's origins

    Lucas O'Neill

    As one of the fastest-growing sports in the United States, it was only a matter of time before lacrosse was made into a feature film. That movie, "Crooked Arrows," opens nationwide today. "Arrows" relies on standard sports movie tropes -- the unde...

    Blog | June 01, 2012
  2. Trio of teens aims to secure Olympic table tennis bids

    Dan Friedell

    Lily Zhang, Erica Wu and Ariel Hsing each have a shot at qualifying for the 2012 Olympics during this week's North American Trials in Cary, N.C.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2012
  3. Nazareth set to return to court


    The Nazareth (Brooklyn, N.Y.) girls' basketball team will return to the court on Wednesday night for the first time since the death of coach Apache Paschall. According to the New York Post, a pregame tribute to Paschall will be held at 6:30 p.m. p...

    Blog | January 11, 2012
  4. Tragedy on court inspires community

    Christopher Parish

    High school sports story of the year: Michigan community mourns loss of 16-year-old Wes Leonard while paying tribute to him on the court.

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2011
  5. Fennville opens season with touching tribute to Wes Leonard

    Christopher Parish

    In the first season after an emotional run to the Class C state tournament, Fennville opened its season with a tribute to fallen star Wes Leonard, then beat Lawton, 51-43, on Tuesday. Leonard, who collapsed and died after hitting a game-winning sh...

    Blog | December 07, 2011
  6. Fennville (Mich.) opens season with tribute to Wes Leonard, win

    It was an emotion-packed home opener Tuesday night as a Michigan high school basketball team returned to the court where nine months earlier a star player collapsed and died after nailing a game-winning shot.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2011
  7. MISL Rochester team honors HS coach

    Sheldon Shealer

    The Rochester Lancers of MISL paid tribute to Gary Schenk, the longtime Naples (Naples, N.Y.) boys' soccer coach who passed away during the 2011 season. For more details, see the story from the Messenger Post....

    Blog | November 26, 2011
  8. Friends mourn Harry Truman High School running back Isayah Muller...

    Christopher Hunt

    Teammates and friends of Isayah Muller paid tribute to the slain football player at Harry S. Truman High School on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2011
  9. Game turns into tribute for dead Michigan player Wes Leonard

    A Michigan high school basketball team is playing its first game since one of its star players collapsed after scoring the winning basket to give his team a perfect regular-season record.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2011
  10. Sam Houston's Miguel Flores dreamed of one day standing next to h...

    Matt Remsberg

    Sam Houston's Miguel Flores dreamed of one day standing next to his older brother as they hoisted world championship belts in the air. Now he's determined to win a title in tribute to his hero, writes Matt Remsberg for ESPN RISE.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2010
  11. Weekly tributes to fallen soldiers help a football team in Virgin...

    Mike Loveday

    Weekly tributes to fallen soldiers help a football team in Virginia see and appreciate the bigger picture

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2009
  12. Father's Day tribute

    Garland Cooper

    Garland Cooper takes time this Father's Day to thank her dad.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2009
  13. Derrion Thomas, son of Kansas City Chiefs great Derrick Thomas, p...

    Robert Mays

    During Blue Springs South's run to the Missouri Class 6 state title game, a 25-20 loss to Hazelwood Central, the son of late Kansas City Chiefs great Derrick Thomas gave his father a new place near his heart.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2008
  14. Tierra Rogers plays for love of father

    Ryan Canner--O'Mealy

    Tierra Rogers has questioned her love of the game ever since the murder of her father last season, but the Sacred Heart Cathedral senior keeps playing to honor his memory.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2008
  15. A Tribute to Murph

    Luke Meredith

    Following the death of 1999 Winchester High (Mass.) lacrosse captain and Holy Cross recruit Joe Murphy, Crusaders lax coach Mike McCaffrey decided to pay tribute the best way he could - he moved Holy Cross' final home game to Murphy's former high school.

    AssociateStory | April 27, 2000