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PLEASE hit the “Like” button above to share the Good News and add to your favorites. New stories every day! Chicago Bears rookie J.T. Thomas is known in the NFL as a “great guy.” He has an autistic brother in […]

Ask most little girls what they want to be when they grow up and you’ll hear “princess” or “mermaid” from many. For Nadya Vessey, her dream was just to walk. As a child, the now 50 year old Nadya, had […]

Sports fans are notorious for being harsh. Most the stories you read about are hooligans brawling in the stands, unruly crowds throwing beer bottles or the infamous incident in Philadelphia when Eagle’s fans booed Santa Claus off the field. Last […]

It’s been 5 years since Jason “J-Mac” McElwain ignited the world by coming off the bench at a Greece Athena High School basketball game to score 20 points in the last 4 minutes of a game against Spencerport High School. […]

Hirotada Ototake, a Japanese sportswriter, threw out the first pitch at a Seibu-Rakuten game. It’s something many young boys dream about but for Otto (his playful nickname) it seemed like an impossible dream, not to throw out the first pitch at […]

Willard Wigans was born with a learning disability and as a child he often felt small and insignificant. That set him on a life’s mission to prove that there could be immense beauty in something that was so small that […]