NFL

Andre Johnson Plays Santa Claus Again, Drops $16,000 At Toys “R” Us

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$16,266 spent on toys by #AndreClaus. Merry Christmas y’all. pic.twitter.com/cjB1jzxvMd — Drew Dougherty (@DoughertyDrew) December 2, 2014 One of our favorite annual traditions is Andre Johnson’s holiday shopping spree, where the Houston Texans wide receiver treats select kids from local Child Protective Services and showers them with Christmas presents.

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NBA

Derrick Rose Is Donating $1 Million To Chicago After School Program

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Many athletes — especially star athletes — have personal charities that raise money for various causes. But it’s not often that a star athlete cuts a personal check for $1 million. Derrick Rose is that rare exception, donating $1 million to After School Matters, a non-profit out-of-school program that serves mostly minority and low-income teenagers

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NBA

Boston Celtics To Fly Nearly-Blind Fan From New Zealand To Game

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If you ever needed more evidence of the global reach of the NBA, look no further than the story of Louis Corbett, a 12-year-old from New Zealand, and an avid Boston Celtics fan. Louis suffers from retinitus pigmentosa, a genetic eye disease that causes severe vision impairment — a disease that will ultimately lead to

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NHL

Watch Minor League Hockey Fans Toss Over 10,000 Teddy Bears On The Ice

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Saturday night the Portland Winterhawks minor league hockey team held their annual Teddy Bear Toss night. Fans bring stuffed animals to the game and when the home team scores their first goal they toss them on the ice. The animals are collected and donated to local children’s hospitals and charities. The team failed to beat

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NBA

Zach Randolph Gives His Shirt To A Special Needs Child

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Zach Randolph is one of those NBA players who, for years, seemingly couldn’t avoid a bad situation to save his life. His lack of maturity, coupled with a long stint in Portland (the so-called “Jail” Blazer era) and a brief (and quite comedic) run with the Isiah Thomas-coached New York Knicks, left many to wonder

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Culture

Awesome Prank Treats The Homeless To A Huge Pizza Party

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A good prank will make people look like idiots, but this prank brings goodwill and food to empty stomachs, which might be even better. Roman Atwood’s friend Dennis “left” his wallet at their buddy’s pizza joint and needed to retrieve it after they closed. So the owner gave them a key to get their wallet,

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Culture

Diana Nyad Swims For 48 Consecutive Hours For Charity

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You read it correctly. Renowned distance swimmer Diana Nyad returned to the water to swim for 48 hours straight as part of a charity event to help raise money for victims of Superstorm Sandy. She dove into the pool at 8:45am on Tuesday morning and finally left it at 8:48am today, raising $103,001 along the

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