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  1. Morning Roar: Raising money for hearts

    Michael Rothstein

    The Lions, lying in wait for the new year ... WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. -- Charlie Sanders began to worry Monday morning. He saw the forecast and rain, the meteorologists reported, was coming. The success of the third year of his golf tournament cou...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  2. Former Tennessee player saves a life

    Myron Medcalf

    On Monday, a young man named Hunter Helton practiced with the Central High School basketball team in Knoxville, Tenn. But Helton -- the 14-year-old cousin of major-leaguer and Knoxville native Todd Helton -- unexpectedly collapsed after suffering sud...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  3. Video results for "wes leonard"

  4. Michigan high school honors late hoops star Wes Leonard at gradua...

    The classmates of Wes Leonard, the Fennville (Mich.) High School basketball player who collapsed and died after making a winning shot in a game last year, honored him at graduation Thursday night.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2012
  5. 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
  6. Tuesday's Web video of the day

    Patrick Dorsey

    At first glance, the No. 4 most-viewed sports video of 2011 seems like just another high school highlight -- a basketball player in Michigan hitting a game-winning shot. But what followed was tragedy: Fennville's Wes Leonard, who made the basket, die...

    Blog | Conversation | December 27, 2011
  7. Top HS Stories of 2011: 1-5

    The Top High School Stories of 2011: 1-5

    Story | Conversation | December 23, 2011
  8. High School Boys' Hoops Stories of the Year

    Ronnie Flores

    The following were the biggest stories in high school basketball in 2011. Some were tragic and some were uplifting, but they all captured the attention of the basketball world. Go East, Young Man Damon Harge Jr. moved from Modesto, Calif. to No...

    Blog | December 23, 2011
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Wes Leonard's parents recall horrible moments following his colla...

    It was in the midst of a team celebration when everything suddenly turned confused, hectic and wrong. That's what Wes Leonard's parents remember about the moments immediately following their son's sudden collapse and death

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2011
  12. Wes Leonard's parents grateful for support after Fennville loss

    A Michigan high school basketball team has won a state district championship a week after one of its star players collapsed on the court and died.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2011
  13. New York Knicks' Ronny Turiaf got emotional discussing Wes Leonar...

    Jared Zwerling

    Knicks center Ronny Turiaf, who underwent open-heart surgery in 2005, became emotional Saturday when asked about Wes Leonard, the basketball player from Fennville (Mich.) High School who died last week after hitting the winning shot against Bridgman High.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2011
  14. Michigan team wins third since player's death

    A Michigan high school basketball team has won a state district championship a week after one of its star players collapsed on the court and died.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2011
  15. Michigan high school basketball team wins second since player's d...

    A Michigan high school basketball team has advanced to its district championship by winning a second state tournament game since one of its star players collapsed on the court after scoring a winning basket and died.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2011
  16. Hundreds gather for high school player Wes Leonard's funeral in M...

    Hundreds of people are at a western Michigan church for the funeral of a 16-year-old basketball star who collapsed and died after scoring a winning basket.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2011
  17. Fennville High's Wes Leonard taught us all how to live

    LZ Granderson

    On Monday night, the Fennville High Blackhawks won a Class C divisional playoff game in Michigan. On Tuesday afternoon, they will bury their friend and teammate, Wes Leonard. As LZ Granderson writes, it just doesn't seem fair.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2011