December 18, 2017
By making it to the NFL, Atlanta Falcons defensive end Takkarist McKinley kept a pledge he made in high school to his grandmother moments before she passed away.
December 11, 2017
The work Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino has done for autism has helped a young man in Miami who works at Hard Rock Stadium.
December 5, 2017
Every year, each NFL team selects a player for the Ed Block Courage Award, an honor bestowed on a player who serves as a role model of inspiration, sportsmanship, and courage. Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Artie Burns was chosen by teammates to receive the award because of how he handles things at home following the death of his mother two years ago. Monday Night Countdown reporter, Michelle Beisner-Buck sat down with Burns to discuss how the 22-year-old keeps a handle on football and family.
November 27, 2017
At 19, Amobi Okoye became youngest player drafted in NFL history as the Texans No. 10 pick in the 2007 draft. Now Okoye wants to become the first player to beat encephalitis.
November 20, 2017
Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett is a powerful voice against social justice. Bennett also uses his platform to help juvenile's in the criminal justice system.
November 13, 2017
Will Witherspoon played LB in the NFL for the Panthers, Rams, Eagles and Titans. Today, he's a farmer in Missouri pushing the benefits of local farms and farm fresh foods.
November 6, 2017
Sam Gado was nine when he immigrated from Nigeria to the U.S. He was 13 when he started playing football. At 27 he retired to become an ear, throat and nose doctor.
October 30, 2017
The Broncos' Assistant Turf Manager Luke Kellerman's two-year battle with colorectal cancer started a movement within the organization to recognize and honor all cancer survivors.
October 23, 2017
Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long took a life-changing trip to Tanzania in 2013. During his time in East Africa, his eyes were opened to the global water crisis. As a result, Chris founded "The Waterboys" to help bring clean water to Tanzania.
October 16, 2017
When he played for the Patriots, Titans CB Logan Ryan adopted a shelter dog named, Leo. The joy Leo brought to his household led Ryan to start a campaign to save shelter dogs.
October 9, 2017
Brittney Harmon gave her dad a special present on her wedding day. So when it came time for the father-daughter dance, Brittney slipped into a blue Chicago Bears gown.
October 2, 2017
Former NFL coach Marty Schottenheimer is facing the toughest opponent of his life. There is no game plan for the onset of Alzheimer's. But Schottenheimer is not giving up.
September 25, 2017
After signing as free agent with Buffalo this summer, Anquan Boldin was disturbed by the violence in Charlottesville. So he decided to retire and focus on humanitarian causes.
September 18, 2017
Lions DE Ziggy Ansah is from Ghana. He never played football until walking on at BYU. He turned into a 1st-round pick. This summer Ansah held his first football camp at home.
September 11, 2017
Bill Johnston worked for the Chargers for 38 years. When the team moved to L.A., the PR Director elected to stay behind to help his wife, who is battling Huntington's Disease.
August 28, 2017
Comedian Kevin Hart gets serious when it comes to fitness. Hart sat down with Chris Connelly and discussed his passion for motivating others to live healthier lifestyles.
August 19, 2017
Brett Okamoto explores Conor McGregor the man, the person behind the persona, the working-class hero of Dublin. Wright Thompson and Ryen Russillo offer their insight, too.
August 14, 2017
The array of punishments in the world of fantasy sports covers the absurd, painful, humiliating and simply unspeakable. But that's what it takes for last place teams to avoid tanking. Matthew Berry tells us about the genesis of this trend and shares some of the most ridiculous punishments he's come across.
August 6, 2017
More than 250 high schools in Texas play six-man football. Chris Connelly tells the stories of two small-town teams hoping to make an impact on and off the field.
July 30, 2017
Since Jerry Jones purchased the Dallas Cowboys in 1989, he's exceeded expectations, except his own. He dreams big and builds even bigger. His legacy will include a bust in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. Jim Trotter examines the business acumen of Mr. Jones.
July 25, 2017
Claire Smith became the first female full-time Major League Baseball beat writer when she covered the New York Yankees. She'll be honored during Hall of Fame Weekend in Cooperstown.
July 16, 2017
Jen Lada goes behind the scenes with the subjects of the My Wish series. Learn about the magical connection of athletes granting children's wishes for over a decade.
July 7, 2017
What's an Olympic Medal worth? For a 3-year-old boy, it's a chance to save his eye.
July 6, 2017
Jon Stewart interviews athletes participating in the Warrior Games.
June 30, 2017
Jon Stewart talks about the Warrior Games and the value of military service members and veterans who shine in them. Plus, the inspiring story of Army veteran Christy Gardner.
June 21, 2017
If you haven't heard of Lauri Markkanen yet, you will after the NBA draft. The 7-footer grew up in Finland, where ice hockey is king but his basketball skills made him a standout on the court. Markkanen shares his story, and ESPN draft analyst Chad Ford breaks down his potential.
June 18, 2017
Sean Swarner is the first cancer survivor to summit Mt. Everest, and conquer the highest peaks on each continent, a feat known as the "7 Summits". He's done this with one lung.
June 11, 2017
Craig Cunningham, a professional hockey player, suffered a cardiac arrest minutes before a game and was confronted with a life-changing decision: To live or keep his leg.
June 4, 2017
Bailey Landry is all over the LSU softball record books. But the story behind her name carries far more history - it's tied to the 1995 bombing of the Oklahoma City federal building.
June 1, 2017
In Episode 2 of Restart, we learn more about how the families react to race car driver Bryan Clauson saving a life through his own death.
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